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New and Published Books

  1. The EU, Migration and the Politics of Administrative Detention

    Edited by Michela Ceccorulli, Nicola Labanca

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Migration is now regarded as a security issue, both in public debate and government policies. In turn, the phenomenon of detention as a governance practice has emerged, and the developing presence of camps in Europe for migrants has given rise to a tangle of new and complex issues. This book...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fiscal Policy Convergence from Reagan to Blair

    The Left Veers Right

    By Arthur T. Denzau, Ravi K. Roy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The elections of Bill Clinton and Tony Blair in the 1990s saw the consolidation and completion of critical aspects of the Reagan-Thatcher fiscal agenda. This impressive book critically analyzes this process. It has been previously thought that this process of adopting common fiscal policies was...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governance and Public Management

    Strategic Foundations for Volatile Times

    Edited by Charles Conteh, Thomas J. Greitens, David K. Jesuit, Ian Roberge

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The key difference between success and failure for most governance systems is adaptation, specifically the ability to resolve the existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges that constrain adaptation. Local, regional and national systems differ in how they are designed to...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Democratic Transitions

    Modes and Outcomes

    By Sujian Guo, Gary A Stradiotto

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Political Representation in the European Union

    Still democratic in times of crisis?

    Edited by Sandra Kröger

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    In recent years the financial and economic crisis of 2008–9 has progressed into an equally important political and democratic crisis of the EU. These troubled times have set the framework to re-assess a number of important questions in regard to representative democracy in the EU, such as the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Electoral Systems and Governance

    How Diversity Can Improve Policy-Making

    By Salomon Orellana

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Diversity and dissent have been shown to improve decision-making in small groups. This understanding can be extended to the political arena and in turn it can enlighten ideas about policy-making. This book focuses on the relationship between electoral institutions and policy outcomes in order to...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Crisis of the Twenty-First Century

    Empire in the Age of Austerity

    Edited by Russell Foster, Matthew Johnson, Mark Edward

    Empire is one of the oldest forms of political organisation and has dominated societies in all parts of the world. Yet, despite the emergence of nation-states in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the apparent end of empire with the breakup of European colonial regimes and the Soviet...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Party Politics of Territorial Reforms in Europe

    Edited by Emanuele Massetti, Simon Toubeau

    Series: West European Politics

    The book analyses how political parties compete and strategise on the issue of territorial reform using case-studies that include countries from both Western (Belgium, Germany, Italy and Spain) and Central-Eastern Europe (Poland, Slovakia and Romania). Each case-study considers different drivers of...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Local Government and Strategic Choice (Routledge Revivals)

    An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

    By John Friend, Neil Jessop

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1969, this book is concerned with the processes of policy-making in local government. The authors address themselves to the basic challenge of planning in a democracy and consider issues such as how those elected to exercise choice on our behalf can preserve and expand their...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context

    Dialogues with James Tully

    Edited by Robert Nichols, Jakeet Singh

    Freedom and Democracy in an Imperial Context: Dialogues with James Tully gathers leading thinkers from across the humanities and social sciences in a celebration of, and critical engagement with, the recent work of Canadian political philosopher James Tully. Over the past thirty years, James Tully...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge