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  1. Welfare, Right and the State

    A Framework for Thinking

    By David P. Levine

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

    This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. Written by a well-known expert of political economy and welfare, it explores the nature of welfare and connects welfare not to basic needs,...

    Published February 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Social Democracy in Power

    The Capacity to Reform

    By Wolfgang Merkel, Alexander Petring, Christian Henkes, Christoph Egle

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    Globalization, European integration, and social change have devaluated traditional social democratic policy instruments. This book compares and explores how social democratic governments have had to adapt and whether they have successfully managed to uphold old social democratic goals and values in...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Pension Politics

    Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies

    By Patrik Marier

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    Population ageing and slower economic growth have raised serious questions about the willingness and ability of governments to maintain current social policies. Within this new reality, discussions on the future of public pensions have been predominant in political debates across Europe. This...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Disenfranchisement: Why is it So Hard to Vote in America?

    Why is it So Hard to Vote in America?

    By Richard K. Scher

    We think of our American democracy as being a model for the world--and it has been. But today it compares unfavorably in some respects, especially when it comes to the universal franchise. The right to vote is more conditional and less exercised in the United States than in many other mature...

    Published January 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Feedback Toolkit

    16 Tools for Better Communication in the Workplace, Second Edition

    By Rick Maurer

    Written by a noted authority in leadership and change management, the second edition of this popular toolkit provides expert guidance on using feedback as a performance improvement tool. Describing best practices, it supplies the understanding required to effectively give and receive feedback...

    Published January 14th 2011 by Productivity Press

  6. The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion

    Identity Politics in Twenty-First Century America

    Edited by David F. Ericson

    Assessing the limits of pluralism, this book examines different types of political inclusion and exclusion and their distinctive dimensions and dynamics. Why are particular social groups excluded from equal participation in political processes? How do these groups become more fully included as...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to the Policy Process

    Theories, Concepts and Models of Public Policy Making, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas A Birkland

    Thoroughly revised, reorganized, updated, and expanded, this widely-used text sets the balance and fills the gap between theory and practice in public policy studies. In a clear, conversational style, the author conveys the best current thinking on the policy process with an emphasis on...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Lean for the Public Sector

    The Pursuit of Perfection in Government Services

    By Bert Teeuwen

    Packed with international case examples and clearly delineating principles as they apply to public sector organizations, Lean for the Public Sector: The Pursuit of Perfection in Government Services demonstrates that Lean in the public sector is neither rocket science nor a typical profit-driven...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Productivity Press

  9. Trends in Policing

    Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Three

    Edited by Otwin Marenin, Dilip K. Das

    Series: Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons

    Several years ago, the Trends in Policing series unveiled insiders’ accounts of how police leaders perceive the work they do. These volumes feature interviews with practitioners who speak candidly about their concerns and opinions. They present their evaluations of programs and philosophies that...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Designing Public Policies

    Principles and Instruments

    By Michael Howlett

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

    This textbook provides a concise and accessible introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. Howlett seeks to examine in detail the range of substantive and procedural policy instruments that together comprise the toolbox from which governments select...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge