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New and Published Books

  1. Democratic Accountability and International Human Development

    Regimes, institutions and resources

    By Kamran Ali Afzal, Mark Considine

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Supranational Governance of Europe’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, John Occhipinti, Sarah Leonard

    This book examines the evolution towards increased supranational governance in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). At the end of 2009, a successor programme to the Tampere and Hague Programmes was developed under the Swedish Presidency. Called the ‘Stockholm Programme’, it was...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Leadership and Policy Innovation – From Clinton to Bush

    Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    By Joseph R. Cerami

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Throughout the Cold War there were longstanding efforts to control the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) through extensive arms control, deterrence, and defense programs. Since then counterproliferation efforts by the U.S. and international community have accelerated. Given the attention...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Authority, Experience and the Life of Power

    Edited by Claire Blencowe, Julian Brigstocke, Leila Dawney

    Taking up the challenge of understanding power in its complexity, this volume returns to and revitalises the concept of ‘authority’. It provides a powerful analysis of the ways that relationships of trust, attachment, governance and inequality become possible when subjectivities and bodies are...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Breaking Patterns of Conflict

    Britain, Ireland and the Northern Ireland Question

    Edited by John Coakley, Jennifer Todd

    The role of external powers and international bodies in efforts to break patterns of conflict and to install stable and durable peace settlements is well known. This book focuses on an unusual case where the sovereign state and a neighbour state help broker an agreed settlement in a disputed and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Representation and Democracy in the EU

    Does one come at the expense of the other?

    Edited by Richard Bellamy, Sandra Kröger

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    This book explores the various ways in which citizens are represented in EU policy-making. Most accounts naturally focus on the European Parliament as the prime source of democratic representation. This collection focuses instead on four other channels that are as and often more important: namely,...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unmasking Administrative Evil

    4th Edition

    By Guy Adams, Danny Balfour

    The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Context of Local Democracy

    Role Perception and Behaviour of Municipal Councillors

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt

    This book reflects on the role and task perception as well as the behaviour of councillors in the changing context of local democracy. Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The European Parliament’s Committees

    National Party Influence and Legislative Empowerment

    By Richard Whitaker

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book analyzes the development of the European Parliament’s (EP) committees and their relationship with national political parties in the light of the EP’s increased legislative role over the last three decades. The book argues that national parties have a greater incentive to care about what...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge