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New and Published Books

  1. The People and the State

    Twenty-First Century Protest Movement

    Edited by Thomas O'Brien

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Protest has proliferated in the early part of the twenty-first century, forcing change in political systems and challenging established patterns of behaviour. The factors driving these protests range from religion and inequality through to the effectiveness of the state and its role in protecting...

    Published August 17th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Federalism and Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Jan Erk

    The 1990s were marked by democratic reforms throughout Africa, which went in tandem with decentralization reforms. The chapters of the volume all highlight the gradual changes that have taken place since. Long-term structural uncodified factors – be it societal, economic, geographic, demographic –...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Mauritania's Colonels

    Political Leadership, Civil-Military Relations and Democratization

    By Boubacar N’Diaye

    Series: African Governance

    This book, the result of more than a decade of research, focuses on the socio-political dynamics and civil-military relations in a little studied country: Mauritania, located in the troubled North-western part of Africa. Boubacar N’Diaye brings into light the political evolution of this country...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  4. The Fracking Debate

    Intergovernmental Politics of the Oil and Gas Renaissance, Second Edition

    By Jonathan M. Fisk

    Series: ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

    The disputes around fracking, and oil and gas policy, follow a long tradition of complicated intergovernmental relationships. Proponents argue that fracking supports new and well-paying jobs, revitalizes state and local economies, and that it can help replace reliance on other fossil fuels....

    Published August 14th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Advancing Decision-Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

    By Todd Schenk

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding...

    Published August 14th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Behind the Fog

    How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans

    By Lisa Martino-Taylor

    Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States’ Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous...

    Published August 14th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Series: Contemporary African Politics

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Public Personnel Management

    Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 6th Edition

    Edited by Norma M. Riccucci

    Public Personnel Management has served as an essential, concise reader for public personnel and human resource management courses in the fields of public administration, political science, and public policy over the last 25 years. Since the first edition published in 1991, the book has offered...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Talking Donald Trump

    A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    Series: Routledge Focus on Linguistics

    Talking Donald Trump examines the language of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. This book offers an insight into the many stages of Trump’s political career, from his initial campaign for the Republican nomination, up to his presidency. Drawing...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Decentralised Democracy in India

    Gandhi's Vision and Reality

    By M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh

    This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj. It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge India