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  1. Policy-Making Processes and the European Constitution

    A Comparative Study of Member States and Accession Countries

    Edited by Thomas König, Simon Hug

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This new volume presents a wealth of fresh data documenting and analyzing the different positions taken by governments in the development of the European Constitution. It examines how such decisions have substantial effects on the sovereignty of nation states and on the lives of...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Making Policy Work

    By Peter John

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

    Many tools are on offer to politicians and other policy-makers when they seek to change policy outcomes. Often they choose to concentrate on one set of tools, but fail to see the costs as well as the benefits – and may not consider the available evidence regarding their effectiveness. This...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Pension Politics

    Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies

    By Patrik Marier

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Population ageing and slower economic growth have raised serious questions about the willingness and ability of governments to maintain current social policies. Within this new reality, discussions on the future of public pensions have been predominant in political debates across Europe. This...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Designing Public Policies

    Principles and Instruments

    By Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

    This textbook provides a concise and accessible introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. Howlett seeks to examine in detail the range of substantive and procedural policy instruments that together comprise the toolbox from which governments select...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Sustainability in European Environmental Policy

    Challenges of Governance and Knowledge

    Edited by Rob Atkinson, Terizakis Georgios, Karsten Zimmermann

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines sustainability in European environmental policy and explores the related challenges of governance and knowledge. It provides an assessment of the EU sustainability strategy and concentrates on three key directives: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Emissions Trading (ET)...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process

    By Xun Wu, M Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

    This short guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the entire policy cycle taking the reader through the various stages of agenda setting, policy formulation, decision making, policy implementation and policy evaluation. Public officials at every level of government play a vital role in...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  7. International Organizations and Implementation

    Enforcers, Managers, Authorities?

    Edited by Jutta Joachim, Bob Reinalda, Bertjan Verbeek

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    International organizations have once more become subjects of investigation for a whole range of scholars: political scientists, international relations specialists, organization theorists, and policy experts alike. The end of the Cold War, increased globalization, and the intensification of...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Development, Sexual Rights and Global Governance

    By Amy Lind

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    This book addresses how sexual practices and identities are imagined and regulated through development discourses and within institutions of global governance. The underlying premise of this volume is that the global development industry plays a central role in constructing people’s sexual lives,...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Regional Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Development processes and policy challenges

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak, John Bachtler, Maciej Smętkowski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides an up-to-date assessment of the main processes and dilemmas of regional development and regional policy in the newer European Union Member States in Central and Eastern Europe and neighbouring countries. It highlights the difficulties of balancing the demands within the new...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge

  10. European Union Democracy Aid

    Supporting civil society in post-apartheid South Africa

    By Lorenzo Fioramonti

    Series: Routledge/GARNET series

    Since the end of the Cold War, the promotion of democracy has occupied centre stage in global politics and in the academic debate on international relations. Governments, intergovernmental agencies, and international donors have invested significant resources to support the democratic consolidation...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge