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  1. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral, Xun Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 6th Edition

    By B.Guy Peters

    Written by a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised sixth edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on bureaucracy. New to...

    Published August 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Innovations in Urban Politics

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    Previously published as a special issue of Policy Studies, this volume demonstrates the vitality of the field of urban politics and presents future challenges for urban political research in the years ahead. If it does not already, the population of cities will very soon make up more than half the...

    Published February 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas

    Edited by Frank R. Baumgartner, Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Bryan D. Jones

    Series: European Public Policy Series

    Previously published as a special issue of the Journal of European Public Policy, this book draws on the insights of the existing literature on agenda setting and policy changes to explore the dynamics of attention allocation and its consequences. Attention is a crucial variable in understanding...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Perceptions and Policy in Transatlantic Relations

    Prospective Visions from the US and Europe

    Edited by Natividad Fernández Sola, Michael Smith

    In this book, experts from both sides of the Atlantic, examine the recent tensions between Western Europe and the United States over such issues as transatlantic security, policies towards terrorism and relations with Russia and the former Soviet Union, against the broader background of perceptions...

    Published January 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  8. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Regionalisation and Global Governance

    The Taming of Globalisation?

    Edited by Andrew F. Cooper, Christopher W. Hughes, Philippe De Lombaerde

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    The relationship between global governance and regionalization is fraught with ambiguity. Understanding regionalization in this context requires an understanding of its relationship, and reactive condition, with both the constellations of global governance and globalization. This book presents an...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Local Government in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Rebirth of Local Democracy

    Edited by Andrew Coulson, Adrian Campbell

    Advocates of democratization in Central and Eastern Europe before 1989 placed great emphasis on community self-government as the basis of civil society and democracy. After the ‘Velvet Revolutions’ of 1989 and the break up of the Soviet Union in 1991, the new states created an elected local...

    Published August 1st 2007 by Routledge