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  1. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. The Coal Question (Routledge Revivals)

    Political Economy and Industrial Change from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day

    By Ben Fine

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The coal industry has always occupied a symbolic place in British economic and political life, inspiring debates and arousing passions throughout the last two centuries. This account of the economics of coal, first published in 1990, is unique in its comprehensive three-part approach. First, Ben...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America

    Building without Architecture

    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    Twenty years after NAFTA, the consensus seems to be that the regional project in North America is dead. The trade agreement was never followed up by new institutions that might cement a more ambitious regional community. The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), launched with some fanfare in...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Dalit Capital

    State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India

    By Aseem Prakash

    Dalit Capital explores the relation between caste and Indian capitalism. It explores the ways in which caste and social discrimination reinvent themselves under the guise of modern capitalism. It demonstrates how ‘inclusion’ holds Dalits at a disadvantage, perpetrated by the state, markets and the...

    Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge India