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Forthcoming Local Government Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 9th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    This popular text mixes classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs. Its balanced and realistic approach helps students understand the nature of urban politics and the difficulty of finding effective "solutions" in a...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration provides a comprehensive overview of urban administration today. Coverage ranges from the demographics of cities to local government political structures and why those make cities different from other levels of government, to...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Local Government in Europe

    The ‘Fourth Level’ in the EU Multi-Layered System of Governance

    Edited by Carlo Panara, Michael R. Varney

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very important in tackling global environmental challenges. Since the economic liberalization of the 1990s in India, environmental policy making has seen a slow shift from top-down...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 5th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Actors and Local Government Reform in Europe

    Perceptions and policy-making in the second tier of local government

    Edited by Xavier Bertrana, Björn Egner, Hubert Heinelt

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Debates about multi-level governance have led to a profound restructuring of regional and local government. The second level of local government, the territorial level of self-government based on a multi-purpose jurisdiction, is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Government Reform and Governance in China's Local State

    By Qingshan Tan

    Series: China Policy Series

    After three decades of change in China, the central government’s attempts to establish a harmonious society are being challenged by popular protests and social unrest. These challenges have been attributed to improper or ineffective local governance. This book examines government reform and...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge