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New and Published Books

  1. Local Food Environments

    Food Access in America

    Edited by Kimberly B. Morland

    Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents the empirical evidence demonstrating disparities in access to healthy affordable...

    Published February 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Paying Our High Public Officials

    Evaluating the Political Justifications of Top Wages in the Public Sector

    By Teun J. Dekker

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country’s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal,...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Popular Music and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jen Cattermole

    Popular music is increasingly visible in government strategies and policies. While much has been written about the expanding flow of music products and music creativity in emphasising the global nature of popular music, little attention has been paid to the flow of ideas about policy formation and...

    Published February 9th 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...

    Published February 9th 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,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Dalit Capital

    State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India

    By Aseem Prakash

    Dalit Capital explores the relation between caste and Indian capitalism. It explores the ways in which caste and social discrimination reinvent themselves under the guise of modern capitalism. It demonstrates how ‘inclusion’ holds Dalits at a disadvantage, perpetrated by the state, markets and the...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge India

  8. The Maastricht Treaty: Second Thoughts after 20 Years

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Simon Duke

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The Maastricht Treaty, signed in 1992 and ratified in the following year, is widely seen as a landmark in the evolution of the European Union. It introduced into the treaty framework revolutionary new elements such as the co-decision procedure between the Council and the European Parliament,...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Digital Divides

    The New Challenges and Opportunities of e-Inclusion

    Edited by Kim Andreasson

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The rapid development of the information society has accentuated the importance of digital divides, which refer to economic and social inequalities among populations due to differences in access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies (ICT). This book discusses the...

    Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press