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New and Published Books

  1. Governance in the Information Era

    Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics

    Edited by Erik W. Johnston

    Policy informatics is addressing governance challenges and their consequences, which span the seeming inability of governments to solve complex problems and the disaffection of people from their governments. Policy informatics seeks approaches that enable our governance systems to address...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Public Governance

    A Regime-Centered Perspective

    By Douglas Morgan, Brian Cook

    Written by scholars who have been at the forefront of the NPG debate as well as by scholar-practitioners, this book provides lessons learned from experience on how networked, contract-based and partnership-centered approaches to government can be undertaken in ways that preserve the values at the...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. National Climate Policy

    A Multi-field Approach

    By Elin Lerum Boasson

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies. This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge