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New and Published Books

  1. Explaining EU Internal Security Cooperation

    The Problem(s) of Producing Public Goods

    Edited by Raphael Bossong, Mark Rhinard

    Internal security is often hailed as a rapidly expanding area of European integration, with a growing number of strategies, policies and framework agreements in recent years. Yet actual cooperation, when viewed closely, proceeds at a halting pace – raising questions as to why cooperation appears so...

    To Be Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Justice and Home Affairs Agencies in the European Union

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, John Occhipinti

    This book examines the role of agencies and agency-like bodies in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ).When the Maastricht Treaty entered into force on 1 November 1993, the institutional landscape of the so-called ‘Third Pillar’ looked significantly different than it does now....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach

    An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    Edited by Diane Elson, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Polly Vizard

    Among several contesting views about the purpose of development and how progress should be evaluated, human rights and capabilities (or human development) stand out as two approaches that are concerned first and foremost with the well-being of individuals, their freedom, dignity and empowerment....

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Multiculturalism and the Arts in European Cities

    Edited by Marco Martiniello

    This book discusses the tension, or even the contradiction, between ethno-cultural segregation and ethno-cultural mixing in the field of the arts. It focuses on the local artistic sphere in the multicultural EU cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Malmö and Vienna. The chapters show a...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A History of Macroeconomic Policy in the United States

    By John H. Wood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Keynes asked whether his ‘visionary’ ideas would overcome the interests opposed to change. However, an examination of the histories of monetary and fiscal policies suggests that this is a false distinction. The interests and ideas associated with government policies are seldom opposed. The...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Key Concepts in Water Resource Management

    A Review and Critical Evaluation

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Seeing Like an International Organization

    Edited by André Broome, Leonard Seabrooke

    This book contributes to the study of International Organizations (IOs) by providing a sharp focus on how IOs’ "analytic institutions" interact with states over key policy issues. Analytic institutions include the areas, departments, committees, adjudicatory bodies, and others housed by or linked...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. International Trends in University Governance.

    Autonomy, self-government and the distribution of authority

    Edited by Michael Shattock

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Governance is becoming increasingly important in universities just as it is in the wider world of commerce and banking. Historically, universities were run by their academic communities but as mass higher education has taken root, as university research has become a critical element in national...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Defendants in the Criminal Process (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. E. Bottoms, J. D. McClean

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book examines the practical workings of the English criminal court system, focusing on the defendant’s experiences of the system and the decisions he takes as he passes through it. Indeed, the defendant in a criminal case is in a unique position to experience the whole...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge