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  1. US Defense Politics

    The origins of security policy, 2nd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This textbook provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on intelligence and new material on unmanned drones, women in the military, the Tea Party, and other key issues. Analyzing the ways...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Morality Policies in Europe

    Concepts, Theories and Empirical Evidence

    Edited by Christoph Knill

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The regulation of issues like abortion, euthanasia, gun control, same-sex unions, pornography, prostitution, drugs, or gambling is commonly referred to a special class of so called morality policies. The distinctive feature of these policies is that politics are shaped by conflicts over first...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The European Council and European Governance

    The Commanding Heights of the EU

    Edited by François Foret, Yann-Sven Rittelmeyer

    Series: Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

    In recent years, the failure of the constitutional process, the difficult ratification and implementation of the Lisbon Treaty, as well as the several crises affecting Europe have revitalized the debate on the nature of the European polity and the balance of powers in Brussels. This book explains...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Strategic Narratives

    Communication Power and the New World Order

    By Alister Miskimmon, Ben O'Loughlin, Laura Roselle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Communication is central to how we understand international affairs. Political leaders, diplomats, and citizens recognize that communication shapes global politics. This has only been amplified in a new media environment characterized by Internet access to information, social media, and the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Frameworks of the European Union's Policy Process

    Competition and Complementarity across the Theoretical Divide

    Edited by Nikolaos Zahariadis

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The book advances the state of the European Union’s policy theory by taking stock of seven promising frameworks of the policy process, systematically comparing their limitations and strengths, and offering a strategy to develop robust research agendas. Frameworks may constitute competing policy...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Multi-Level Government

    The Case of EU Cohesion Policy and of US Federal Investment Policies

    By Alessandro Ferrara

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book provides an original theoretical framework for assessing public investment policies co-financed by Union (Federal) governments. This framework is applied to two important case studies: the EU Cohesion Policy and the US Federal Investment Policies. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Multi-Level...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Political Economy of Bureaucracy

    By Steven O. Richardson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Political Economy of Bureaucracy applies Public Choice theory and a complex systems view of government institutions to analyze policy implementation as an economic process. It addresses the common and vexing question of why managing federal agencies for results is so difficult by challenging...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Toward Resilient Communities

    Examining the Impacts of Local Governments in Disasters

    By Christopher L. Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In June 2011, the city of Minot, North Dakota sustained the greatest flood in its history. Rather than buckling under the immense weight of the flood on a personal and community level, government, civic groups, and citizens began to immediately assess and address the event’s impacts. Why did the...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Block Granting Medicaid

    A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?

    By Edward Alan Miller

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Medicaid is the largest grant-in-aid program in the United States. Reform in this area, therefore, provides a unique opportunity to study the intersection between federal and state policy making in an area recently characterized by substantial uncertainty deriving from the lingering effects of the...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. EU Policies in a Global Perspective

    Shaping or taking international regimes?

    Edited by Gerda Falkner, Patrick Müller

    Series: Global Order Studies

    Recent decades have seen a rise in the significance of governance layers beyond the nation state and even Europe. Nonetheless, few efforts have been made thus far to systematically examine the EU’s interaction with global policy regimes. This book maps the relative importance of EU policies in the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge