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  1. Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?

    By John C. Scott

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries

    By Ashish Verma, T.V. Ramanayya

    Developing Countries Have Different Transportation Issues and Requirements Than Developed Countries An efficient transportation system is critical for a country’s development. Yet cities in developing countries are typically characterized by high-density urban areas and poor public transport, as...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn T Drennan, Allan McConnell, Alastair Stark

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Every decision that is made by managers and policy-makers in a public sector organization requires an evaluation and a judgement of the risks involved. This vital requirement has been recognised in the growth of risk management. However, risks can never be fully prevented, which means that public...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Making Public Policy Decisions

    Expertise, skills and experience

    Edited by Damon Alexander, Jenny M. Lewis

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reviving Citizen Engagement

    Policies to Renew National Community

    By Larry N. Gerston

    Whereas our nation was once united in purpose, today it is bitterly divided. Why? Racial discrimination, diminishing educational opportunities, poor economic mobility, greedy corporations, and an unresponsive federal government have combined to create two Americas. Presented in Gerston’s...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Making Environmental Markets Work

    The Varieties of Capitalism in Emerging Economies

    By Tabitha M. Benney

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the global economy today is the rise of emerging market economies (EMEs). Many states have experienced rapid economic growth over the past two decades that has led to an increasing share of global wealth. Such dramatic changes are highly relevant because...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Local Politics and Mayoral Elections in 21st Century America

    The Keys to City Hall

    Edited by Sean D. Foreman, Marcia L. Godwin

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Some of the most populated and storied American cities had mayoral elections in 2013. Open contests in New York City, Los Angeles and Boston, for example, offer laboratories to examine electoral trends in urban politics. Cities are facing varied predicaments. Boston was rocked by the bombing of the...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Cultivating Empathy

    Implications for Democracy and Public Service

    By Lisa A. Zanetti

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Natural disasters appear to be increasing in frequency, and 24/7 media coverage barrages individuals not only with coverage of the event but also with appeals to donate to victims of the disaster. To what extent is it the responsibility of government to remediate the disaster, and to what extent...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Policy Makers on Policy

    The Mais Lectures

    Edited by Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Wood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    In this volume, a wide range of leading policy makers and practitioners reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary policy and on what it can achieve, The contributors include: * Tony Blair * Sir Samuel Brittan * Gordon Brown * Kenneth Clarke * Eddie George * Geoffrey Howe * Nigel Lawson *...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge