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Forthcoming Policy Analysis Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Justice and Systemic Interaction

    Agent-Based Modeling for Environmental Policy and Planning

    By Heather E. Campbell, Yushim Kim, Adam M. Eckerd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today’s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 *...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Governance in the Information Era

    Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics

    Edited by Erik W. Johnston, Kevin C. Desouza

    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 December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published January 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published January 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published January 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millet, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    To Be Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainability and the Virtues of Environmental Citizenship

    By James Connelly

    Series: Environmental Politics

    This book develops an understanding of environmental virtues as an integral part of environmental citizenship. How can governments in a liberal society shape the choices and character development of free citizens? James Connelly argues that the shaping and promotion of environmental character and...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge