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New and Published Books

  1. The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka

    Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War

    Edited by Piers Blaikie

    This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Government Anti-Corruption Strategies

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Yahong Zhang, Cecilia Lavena

    As a political and social disease, public corruption costs governments and businesses around the world trillions of dollars every year. Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective provides you with a better understanding of public corruption and governments’ anti-corruption...

    Published June 17th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Europe Managing the Crisis

    The politics of fiscal consolidation

    By Walter Kickert, Tiina Randma-Liiv

    Studies of the recent financial crisis have been largely dominated by economists, but the similarities and differences between European countries' response reflect both economic and political perspectives which have resulted in considerable differences in their decisions. Drawing on uniquely...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Economic Growth, Efficiency and Inequality

    Edited by Satish K. Jain, Anjan Mukherji

    This volume deals with a range of contemporary issues in Indian and other world economies, with a focus on economic theory and policy and their longstanding implications. It analyses and predicts the mechanisms that can come into play to determine the function of institutions and the impact of...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge India

  5. Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Cities

    Insights from Agent-Based Modeling

    By Heather E. Campbell, Yushim Kim, Adam M. Eckerd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today’s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social Science Research in India and the World

    Edited by R. K. Mishra, Jayasree Raveendran, K. N. Jehangir

    A unique and comprehensive study on social science research, this book highlights the status, issues, roadblocks and challenges of the field in India and certain select nations of the world. It conducts key cross-comparisons with existing literature in the area, and discusses aid policies and...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge India

  7. The New European Industrial Policy

    Global Competitiveness and the Manufacturing Renaissance

    By Franco Mosconi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The years since the global financial crisis have seen something of a renaissance in the manufacturing industry. The United States has launched its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and China owes much of its spectacular economic boom in the last decades to its being the 'world's factory'. Is...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Post-Kyoto Climate Governance

    Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge

    By Asim Zia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the midst of human-induced global climate change, powerful industrialized nations and rapidly industrializing nations are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. Even if we arrive at a Hubbert’s peak for oil extraction in the 21st century, the availability of technologically recoverable coal...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 21st 2015 by Routledge