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  1. A Complexity Theory for Public Policy

    By Göktuğ Morçöl

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Complexity theory has become popular in the natural and social sciences over the last few decades as a result of the advancements in our understanding of the complexities in natural and social phenomena. Concepts and methods of complexity theory have been applied by scholars of public affairs in...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issues

    Edited by Robert A. Dibie

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Policies and Issues presents tools and concepts about environmental policies in several developed and developing countries. It explores a broad survey of ecological modernization theory, ecological feminism theory, environmental justice theory, the concept...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna Ahlers

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Framing Environmental Disaster

    Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    By Melissa K. Merry

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy

    Edited by Ian Henry, Ling-Mei Ko

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    It is difficult to fully understand the role that sport plays in contemporary global society without understanding how and why governments, NGOs and other organizations formulate and implement policy relating to sport. The Routledge Handbook of Sport Policy is the only book to offer a comprehensive...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Achieving Education for All through Public–Private Partnerships?

    Non-State Provision of Education in Developing Countries

    Edited by Pauline Rose

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Concern for achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 has led to a focus on the role that non-state providers (NSPs) can offer in extending access and improving quality of basic services. While NSPs can help to fill a gap in provision to those excluded from state provision, recent...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. European and North American Policy Change

    Drivers and Dynamics

    Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    The issue of policy dynamics is a key one in policy studies and one which is particularly amenable to comparative policy research. This edited volume brings together some of the leading scholars in the field to examine the definition, conceptualization and operationalization of policy change....

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge