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New and Published Books

  1. Global Cities and Climate Change

    The Translocal Relations of Environmental Governance

    By Taedong Lee

    Series: Cities and Global Governance

    Cities have led the way to combat climate change by planning and implementing climate mitigation and adaptation policies. These local efforts go beyond national boundaries. Cities are forming transnational networks to enhance their understandings and practices for climate policies. In contrast to...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Changing Models of Capitalism in Europe and the U.S.

    Edited by Richard Deeg, Gregory Jackson

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    The volume analyzes the long-term trajectories of change in the capitalist models of the UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, and the United States. The case studies identify critical junctures and key periods of change in order to show how institutions are shaped by different...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions

    By Lina Svedin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book examines how efforts to exert accountability in crises affect public trust in governing institutions. Using Sweden as the case study, this book provides a framework to analyse accountability in crises and looks at how this affects trust in government. Crises test the fabric of governing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Devising Consumption

    Cultural Economies of Insurance, Credit and Spending

    By Liz Mcfall

    Series: CRESC

    The book explores the vital role played by the financial service industries in enabling the poor to consume over the last hundred and fifty years. Spending requires means, but these industries offered something else as well – they offered practical marketing devices that captured, captivated and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introduction

    By Andrew I Cohen

    What makes a policy work? What should policies attempt to do, and what ought they not do? These questions are at the heart of both policy-making and ethics. Philosophy, Ethics and Public Policy: An Introduction examines these questions and more. Andrew I. Cohen uses contemporary examples and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi

    Social, Political and Environmental Issues

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima Daiichi is a timely and groundbreaking account of the disturbing landscape of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown amidst an earthquake and tsunami on Japan’s northeast coastline on March 11, 2011. It provides riveting insights into the social and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Young People and Politics

    Political Engagement in the Anglo-American Democracies

    By Aaron Martin

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines young people’s political engagement in the Anglo-American democracies. It is often alleged that young people are disengaged from politics on a number of levels. The commonly held view is that young people don’t vote, they do not trust politicians and have low levels of political...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rewards for High Public Office in Europe and North America

    Edited by Marleen Brans, B.Guy Peters

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Anyone observing the recent scandals in the United Kingdom could not fail to understand the political importance of the rewards of high public office. The British experience has been extreme but by no means unique, and many countries have experienced political over the pay and perquisites of public...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Taxation and Economic Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Twelve Critical Studies

    By John F. J. Toye

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The tax system is one of the instruments said to be available to translate development policy objectives into practice. The wide-ranging papers collected together in this volume, first published in 1978, explore different aspects of the link between national development objectives and the tax...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge