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Forthcoming Policy Analysis Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Protecting Immigrant Rights in Mexico

    Understanding the State-Civil Society Nexus

    By Laura Valeria González-Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The state-civil society relationship to migration policy is an area both largely unexplored and little understood in current scholarly literature. Laura González-Murphy offers a timely analysis of the changing role played by civil society in the formulation and implementation of government policies...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Cities

    Insights from Agent-Based Modeling

    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 May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, law, and praxis

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Europe Managing the Crisis

    The politics of fiscal consolidation

    By Walter Kickert, Tiina Randma-Liiv

    Studies of the recent financial crisis have been largely dominated by economists, but the similarities and differences between European countries' response reflect both economic and political perspectives which have resulted in considerable differences in their decisions. Drawing on uniquely...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Interfaith Advocacy

    The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process

    By Katherine E. Knutson

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Using the historic Minnesota state government shutdown of 2011 as a backdrop, Interfaith Advocacy describes the work of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition, an interfaith advocacy group that brings together leaders from Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim traditions to advocate on...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Politics and the Bomb

    The Role of Experts in the Creation of Cooperative Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreements

    By Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Epistemic communities represent networks of knowledge-based experts that help articulate cause-and-effect relationships of complex problems, define the self-interests of a state, or formulate specific policies for state decision makers. However, the role of these scientists and...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to the Policy Process

    Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making, 4th Edition

    By Thomas A Birkland

    The fourth edition of this widely-used text relates theory to practice in the public policy process. In a clear, conversational style, the author conveys the best current thinking on the policy process with an emphasis on accessibility and synthesis. The book has been reorganized to better...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge