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Forthcoming Local Government Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rural Tax Reform in China

    Policy Processes and Institutional Change

    By Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines questions of change and inertia in the context of the longstanding grievances over excessive taxation in rural China. How can some changes be sustained, whilst others cannot? How can a longstanding administrative practice be changed or even terminated, especially when previous...

    To Be Published June 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 5th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The fifth edition of this popular text is now expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas Politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Policy Making at the Second Tier of Local Government in Europe

    What is happening in Provinces, Counties, Départements and Landkreise in the on-going re-scaling of statehood?

    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 is under review in most European countries, with the aim to strengthen the institutional capacity of municipalities or to develop appropriate...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Presidents, Governors, and the Struggles over the Distribution of Power

    Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil

    By Lucas I. González

    Series: Routledge Studies in Federalism and Decentralization

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Innovation in Public Services

    Theoretical, managerial, and international perspectives

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Louise Brown, Richard M. Walker

    In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders – most notably, citizens and politicians – innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the ongoing...

    To Be Published November 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Local Environmental Politics in China

    Challenges and Innovations

    Edited by Genia Kostka, Arthur P.J. Mol

    Knowledge and insight in national environmental governance in China is widespread. However, increasingly it has been acknowledged that the major problems in guiding the Chinese economy and society towards sustainability are to be found at the local level. This book illuminates the fast-changing...

    To Be Published December 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Political Leadership and Political Change in the Chinese Countryside

    By Shan Wei

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book, based on extensive original research including survey research in the Chinese countryside, examines how market reforms and the changing nature of the Chinese state have made a huge impact on how ordinary Chinese people in rural areas relate to authority. The book explores the nature of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge