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Forthcoming Books

  1. Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation

    Edited by Adam Bumpus, James Tansey, Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez, Chukwumerije Okereke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Transformation to a low carbon economy is a central tenet to any discussion on the solutions to the complex challenges of climate change and energy security. Despite advances in policy, carbon management and continuing development of clean technology, fundamental business transformation has not...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Policy

    Management, Value & Modernity in the Creative Industries

    By Dave O'Brien

    Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Power and Welfare

    Understanding Citizens' Encounters with State Welfare

    By Nanna Mik-Meyer, Kaspar Villardsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    In the welfare provision of today, power takes both the shape of juridical sanctions and of attractive offers for self-development. When state institutions punish criminals, remove children at risk, or enforce sanctions upon welfare recipients the question of power is immediately urgent. It is less...

    To Be Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to...

    To Be Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustaining the States

    The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

    Edited by Marilyn Marks Rubin, Katherine G. Willoughby

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than one out of every eight workers and provide the bulk of all basic governmental services consumed by individuals and businesses. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements

    Analyzing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States

    By Jeffrey Parker

    Series: Routledge Series in Federal Studies

    Intergovernmental agreements are an important instrument in federal systems, establishing new social programs, regulating agricultural practices, and even changing constitutions. Despite their importance, there have only been limited attempts to understand agreements in a comparative context or to...

    To Be Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions

    By Lina Svedin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing...

    To Be Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Bureaucrats as Law-makers

    Committee decision-making in the EU Council of Ministers

    By Frank M. Häge

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    The Council of Ministers is one of the most powerful institutions of the European Union (EU) and plays a major role in the European policy-making process. Drawing on formal theory and combining quantitative and qualitative methods in an innovative fashion, this book provides novel insights into the...

    To Be Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nation-Building in the Baltic States

    Transforming Governance, Social Welfare, and Security in Northern Europe

    By Gundar J. King, David E. McNabb

    This book explores the characteristics of the Baltic states as positioned in the northeast corridor in terms of military strife and polity development such as democratization. It then details governments' efforts to abet transparency and trust by way of developing new public and private...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by CRC Press