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New and Published Books

  1. The New and Changing Transatlanticism

    Politics and Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Laurie Buonanno, Natalia Cuglesan, Keith Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The European Union and the US are currently negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with potentially enormous economic gains for both partners. Experts from the European Union and the US explore not only the groundwork laid for TTIP under the "New...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Deficits and Debt in Industrialized Democracies

    Edited by Eisaku Ide, Gene Park

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Since the global financial crisis, government debt has soared globally by 40 percent and now exceeds an astonishing $100 trillion. Not all countries, though, have fared the same. Indeed, even prior to the financial crisis, the fiscal fates of countries have been diverging, despite predictions...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Urban Climate Challenge

    Rethinking the Role of Cities in the Global Climate Regime

    Edited by Craig Johnson, Noah Toly, Heike Schroeder

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Drawing upon a variety of empirical and theoretical perspectives, The Urban Climate Challenge provides a hands-on perspective about the political and technical challenges now facing cities and transnational urban networks in the global climate regime. Bringing together experts working in the fields...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Homegrown Development in Africa

    Reality or illusion?

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Mediating Policy

    Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis

    By Kate Nicholls

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Amongst the most serious consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse and sovereign debt crisis were a series of unprecedented international bailouts for Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between 2010 and 2011. This book analyses the development policies of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Administration Evolving

    From Foundations to the Future

    Edited by Mary E. Guy, Marilyn M. Rubin

    Public Administration Evolving: From Foundations to the Future demonstrates how the theory and practice of public administration has evolved since the early decades of the twentieth century. Each chapter approaches the field from a unique perspective and describes the seminal events that have been...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survival

    Losses, Opportunities, and Mitigation

    Edited by Michele Companion

    Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community’s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture...

    Published March 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. The New Public Service

    Serving, Not Steering, 4th Edition

    By Janet V. Denhardt, Robert B. Denhardt

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Managing Complexity in the Public Services

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    The application of complexity theory to management and the social sciences has been a key development in theory and practice over the last decade. This approach questions the possibility of finding universal methods of practice, and proposes a pragmatic and humanistic management style that evolves...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge