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  1. Crisis in Higher Education

    A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

    By Mark A. Vonderembse

    Series: Resource Management

    While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US...

    Published October 19th 2017 by CRC Press

  2. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Contending Legitimacy in World Politics

    The State, Civil Society and the International Sphere in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Bronwyn Winter, Lucia Sorbera

    Legitimacy, along with security and democracy, is arguably one of the most widely used global buzzwords of the new millennium. Yet, the idea of political legitimacy is not new and has been constructed in different ways at different moments in history. This book problematizes this notion, from...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Social Rights in Russia

    From Imperfect Past to Uncertain Future

    By Eleanor Bindman

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Russia's human rights record, especially violations of the right to life, liberty and freedom of expression, has been the subject of much international concern. Social, or welfare, rights, on the other hand, including the right to housing, health and access to social security, have received much...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond. Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach, without...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Parliaments in Asia

    Institution Building and Political Development

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Lye Liang Fook, Wilhelm Hofmeister

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Much writing on politics in Asia revolves around the themes of democracy and democratisation with a particular focus on political systems and political parties. This book, on the other hand, examines the role that parliaments – a key institution of democracy – play in East, Southeast and South Asia...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Regime Transition in Central Asia

    Stateness, Nationalism and Political Change in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Presenting a study of regime transition, political transformation, and the challenges that faced the post-Communist republics of Central Asia on independence, this book focuses on the process of transition in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and the obstacles that these newly-independent states are...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Choosing China's Leaders

    Edited by Chien-wen Kou, Xiaowei Zang

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Political elites are a key topic in contemporary China studies, and have been investigated in relation to factional politics, generation politics, technocracy, and crucially, institutionalization. The institutionalization of elite replacement began in China in the 1980s and quickly accelerated...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge