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New and Published Books

  1. Congressional Primary Elections

    By Robert G. Boatright

    Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20th century as a means of breaking the hold of political "bosses" on the nomination of candidates. Yet now, many...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ethics for Governance

    Reinventing Public Services

    By B. P. Mathur

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of India’s public services and bureaucratic systems, and explores why widespread corruption and inefficient delivery have slowed development. It: discusses the underlying reasons for the prevailing inefficiency in public services; examines the...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. India Transport Report

    Moving India to 2032

    By National Transport Development Policy Committee

    The National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC) was constituted by the Government of India to formulate a long-term transport blueprint for the country. The NTDPC Report — designed as a five-volume set — comprehensively examines all aspects of the Indian transport sector and recommends...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. The Selection of Ministers around the World

    Edited by Keith Dowding, Patrick Dumont

    Series: Routledge Research on Social and Political Elites

    Governing cabinets are composed of ministers who come and go even as governments march on. They work for the chief executive, the prime minister or the president, for their parties and for the constituent groups from which they come. They are chosen for their role and dismissed from it for all...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Government, Imperialism and Nationalism in China

    The Maritime Customs Service and its Chinese Staff

    By Chihyun Chang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Chinese Maritime Customs Service, which was led by British staff, is often seen as one of the key agents of Western imperialism in China, the customs revenue being one of the major sources of Chinese government income but a source much of which was pledged to Western banks as the collateral for...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Political Marketing in the United States

    Edited by Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley, Kenneth Cosgrove

    Political Marketing in the United States explores how politicians and parties utilize marketing concepts and tools, providing an up-to-date and broad overview of how marketing permeates U.S. politics. The volume focuses on current and recent elections and leaders, and covers a range of topics,...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Spanish Foreign Policy

    Edited by David Garcia, Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines the evolution of Spanish foreign policy since 1975, through five different presidencies, spanning its transformation from a dictatorial political system and backward economy to a modern European state, fully democratic and with a well-functioning market economy, under strain from...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions

    By Lina Svedin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Party Government in the New Europe

    Edited by Hans Keman, Ferdinand Muller-Rommel

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This truly comparative volume examines the "life cycle" of party governments in Europe from 1990 onwards, and analyses its role and function in contemporary European parliamentary democracies. The life and the performance of party governments in Europe became more and more volatile and publicly...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge