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  1. Network Governance in Response to Acts of Terrorism

    Comparative Analyses

    By Naim Kapucu

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    High performance during catastrophic terrorist events require the ability to assess and adapt capacity rapidly, restore or enhance disrupted or inadequate communications, utilize flexible decision making swiftly, and expand coordination and trust between multiple emergency and crisis response...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Leadership and Policy Innovation – From Clinton to Bush

    Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    By Joseph R. Cerami

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Throughout the Cold War there were longstanding efforts to control the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) through extensive arms control, deterrence, and defense programs. Since then counterproliferation efforts by the U.S. and international community have accelerated. Given the attention...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. China's Foreign Relations and the Survival of Autocracies

    By Julia Bader

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Chinese government has frequently been criticized for propping up anti-democratic governments. This book investigates the rise of China as an emerging authoritarian power. By comparing China’s bilateral relations to three Asian developing countries – Burma, Cambodia and Mongolia – it examines...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Political Psychology of Turkish Political Behavior

    Edited by Cengiz Erisen

    The primary motivation for this book is to focus on something crucial that is missing in Turkish political science: well-founded theories on the Turkish voter and empiricism in scholarly research. Given the absence of such theories, one could ask what then the best model is for explaining a Turkish...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Can Government Think?

    Flexible economic opportunism and the pursuit of global competitiveness

    By Kris Hartley

    Climate change, financial crises, and other issues of global scale no longer concern only the developed world. The binding power of globalization has placed these challenges at the doorstep of almost every country, testing the evolutionary capacity of monolithic governance systems bound by...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Policy change in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    How EU institutions matter

    Edited by Florian Trauner, Ariadna Ripoll Servent

    Series: Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

    The EU plays an increasingly important role in issues such as the fight against organised crime and the management of migration flows, transforming the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) into a priority of the EU’s political and legislative agenda. This book investigates whether...

    Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Local Governance Innovation in China

    Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China’s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Secularism, Religion, and Politics

    India and Europe

    Edited by Peter Losonczi, Walter Van Herck

    Series: Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

    This book highlights the relationship between the state and religion in India and Europe. It problematizes the idea of secularism and questions received ideas about secularism. It also looks at how Europe and India can learn from each other about negotiating religious space and identity in this...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge India

  10. Violence for Equality (Routledge Revivals)

    Inquiries in Political Philosophy

    By Ted Honderich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Violence for Equality, first published in 1989, questions the morality of political violence and challenges the presuppositions, inconsistencies and prejudices of liberal-democratic thinking. This book should be of interest to teachers and students of philosophy and politics....

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge