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  1. Changing Government Relations in Europe

    From localism to intergovernmentalism

    Edited by Michael J. Goldsmith, Edward C. Page

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The past quarter of a century has seen extensive change throughout Europe. There have been significant changes in local government, and the European Union has come to play an increasing role in relation to municipal government. This book offers a comparative analysis of recent developments in...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Fixing Broken Cities

    The Implementation of Urban Development Strategies

    By John Kromer

    Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies—initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment. The...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Government and Policy-Making Reform in China

    The Implications of Governing Capacity

    By Bill K.P. Chou

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    China’s rapid economic development has not translated automatically into political development, with many of its institutions still in need of major reform. In the post-Mao era, despite the decentralization of local government with significant administrative and fiscal authority, China’s government...

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Intra-Party Politics and Coalition Governments

    Edited by Daniela Giannetti, Kenneth Benoit

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book explores how intra-party politics affects government formation and termination in parliamentary systems, where the norm is the formation of coalition governments. The authors look beyond party cohesion and discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a...

    Published October 15th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Public Service Improvement

    Policies, progress and prospects

    Edited by Martin Steve

    This is an excellent new contribution to current academic and policy debates, and will be of great interest internationally to all students, researchers, public sector managers and policy makers. The improvement of public services has become a key priority for all the main political...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities

    Edited by Sherrill Stroschein

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    This collection of original essays breaks new ground by examining the dynamics of ethnic politics at the local level, rather than following in the footsteps of many previous studies which focus on the macropolitical level of states and nations. Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities is based on...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Urban Governance and Democracy

    Leadership and Community Involvement

    Edited by Michael Haus, Hubert Heinelt, Murray Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and community involvement - and how making these two elements more...

    Published October 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Local Government in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Rebirth of Local Democracy

    Edited by Andrew Coulson, Adrian Campbell

    Advocates of democratization in Central and Eastern Europe before 1989 placed great emphasis on community self-government as the basis of civil society and democracy. After the ‘Velvet Revolutions’ of 1989 and the break up of the Soviet Union in 1991, the new states created an elected local...

    Published August 1st 2007 by Routledge

  10. International Migration and Globalization of Domestic Politics

    Edited by Rey Koslowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Increasing international migration, the information revolution and democratization have propelled a globalization of the domestic politics of many states and, although diasporic politics is not new, emigrant political participation in homeland politics has grown as well as adapted to the new...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge