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  1. Policing the Markets

    Inside the Black Box of Securities Enforcement

    By James W. Williams

    Set against the backdrop of the recurring waves of financial scandal and crisis to hit Canada, the US, the UK, and Europe over the last decade, this book examines the struggles of securities enforcement agencies to police the financial markets. While allegations of regulatory failure in this realm...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Public-Private Partnerships

    Strategies for Turbulent Times

    Edited by Carsten Greve, Graeme Hodge

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    The global financial crisis hit the world in a remarkable way in late 2008. Many governments and private sector organizations, who had considered Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to be their future, were forced to rethink their strategy in the wake of the crisis, as a lot of the available private...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Legislating Creativity

    The Intersections of Art and Politics

    By Dustin Kidd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How does political policy-making shape the creative activities of artists? Do the political interests of artists influence actual political practices in any way? Legislating Creativity examines the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of controversial art projects tied to the...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Public Criminology?

    By Ian Loader, Richard Sparks

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    What is the role and value of criminology in a democratic society? How do, and how should, its practitioners engage with politics and public policy? How can criminology find a voice in an agitated, insecure and intensely mediated world in which crime and punishment loom large in government agendas...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Health Care in Malaysia

    The Dynamics of Provision, Financing and Access

    Edited by Heng Leng Chee, Simon Barraclough

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The health care system in Malaysia has undergone a fundamental transformation over the last two decades. This book examines this transformation and explores the pressing issues it faces today. It includes coverage of: the evolution of the system since independence, from the colonial legacy of...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. A Wider Social Role for Sport

    Who's Keeping the Score?

    By Fred Coalter

    Sport is perceived to have the potential to alleviate a variety of social problems and generally to ‘improve’ both individuals and the communities in which they live. Sport is promoted as a relatively cost effective antidote to a range of social problems – often those stemming from social exclusion...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Government, the Railways and the Modernization of Britain

    Beeching's Last Trains

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    More than 40 years after its publication, the 1963 Beeching Report on British railways remains controversial for recommending the closure of a third of Britain’s railways. In this book, Charles Loft examines: why the nationalized railways were in such dire financial straits by 1963 how...

    Published July 4th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Lessons in Leadership

    Meeting the Challenges of Public Service Management

    By Eileen Milner, Paul Joyce

    Using international case study material, this book examines how ideas of visionary leadership have been developed and discusses their applicability to the public sector. The book covers: the tensions that can arise between administrative/bureaucratic traditions and the leadership styles required...

    Published March 3rd 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Social Basis of Community Care (Routledge Revivals)
    By Martin Bulmer
    To Be Published June 11th 2015
  2. New Directions in Agrarian Political Economy: Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 1
    Edited by Ryan Isakson
    To Be Published July 10th 2015
  3. Social Welfare in Asia
    Edited by John Dixon, Hyung Shik Kim
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  4. Social Welfare in The Middle East
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  5. Social Welfare in Africa
    Edited by John Dixon
    To Be Published August 21st 2015

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