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  1. Women and Representation in Local Government

    International Case Studies

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Women and Representation in Local Government opens up an opportunity to critique and move beyond suppositions and labels in relation to women in local government. Presenting a wealth of new empirical material, this book brings together international experts to examine and compare the presence of...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 3rd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Approaching the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, Cal Jillson's text avoids partisanship, ideology, and gimmicks to provide the most comprehensive, readable, and accurate brief description of Texas politics available today. Throughout the...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Federalism and Local Politics in Russia

    Edited by Cameron Ross, Adrian Campbell

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines federalism and regional and local politics in Russia. Many commentators have alluded to the unique nature of Russia's dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition under way in Russia that is of...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Local Politics and Democratization in Russia

    By Cameron Ross

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia’s...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Rise of Regional Authority

    A Comparative Study of 42 Democracies

    By Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, Arjan H. Schakel

    Most countries around the globe have one or two levels of regional or intermediate government, yet we have little systematic idea of how much authority they wield, or how this has changed over time. This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional government in 42...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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