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Regional government policies

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

Nick Devas

Poverty & unemployment; Urban communities; Regional government policies

Paperback

Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. This book... [more]

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

Patrick A. Pierce, Donald E. Miller

Regional government policies; Sport & leisure industries; Gambling: theories & methods

Paperback

Gambling has become the method of choice for US states in search of additional revenue: in 2002 alone, state lottery sales... [more]

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

Nick Devas

Poverty & unemployment; Urban communities; Regional government policies

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Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. This book... [more]

$252.00

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

Patrick A. Pierce, Donald E. Miller

Regional government policies; Sport & leisure industries; Gambling: theories & methods

Hardback

Gambling has become the method of choice for US states in search of additional revenue: in 2002 alone, state lottery sales... [more]

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Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control Planning to Shared Governance

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Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control...

Professor Gert de Roo

Central government policies; Regional government policies; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Urban & municipal planning

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In this text, Gert de Roo provides an overview and critical analysis of Dutch environmental planning. He shows how and why... [more]

$221.00

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Regulating Local Authorities: Emerging Patterns of Central Control

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Regulating Local Authorities: Emerging Patterns of Central Control

Paul Carmichael, Arthur F. Midwinter

Central government policies; Regional government policies

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This work examines the relationship between central governments and local authorities in the UK as well as a range of European... [more]

$210.00

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Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era

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Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era

Thad Williamson, David Imbroscio, Gar Alperovitz

Social groups; Political science & theory; Central government policies; Regional government policies

Hardback

Traffic jams snarl country roads in small-town America. Yet, for every declining Hartford, CT there's a boomtown like Athens,... [more]

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Capital City Politics in Latin America: Democratization and Empowerment

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Capital City Politics in Latin America: Democratization and Empowerment...

David J. Myers

Political structures: democracy; Regional government policies

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As Latin America's new democratic regimes have decentralized, the region's capital cities have gained increasing importance.... [more]

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The Environment and Social Policy

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The Environment and Social Policy

Michael Cahill

Social welfare & social services; Central government policies; Regional government policies; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Social impact of environmental issues

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Focusing on human welfare and the environment from a social policy perspective, this text shows how environmental concerns... [more]

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Family Leave Policy: The Political Economy of Work and Family in America: The Political Economy of Work and Family in America

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Family Leave Policy: The Political Economy of Work and Family in America:...

Steven K. Wisensale

Sociology: family & relationships; Sociology: work & labour; Central government policies; Regional government policies; Labour economics

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Explores the formulation, implementaion and evaluation of US family leave policy. This study identifies economic and social... [more]

$206.00

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Resilience Across Contexts: Family, Work, Culture, and Community

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Resilience Across Contexts: Family, Work, Culture, and Community

Ronald D. Taylor, Margaret C. Wang

Social issues & processes; Sociology: family & relationships; Central government policies; Regional government policies

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Several societal risks pose serious challenges to families' well-being, many of which cut across divisions of class and race.... [more]

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False Alarm: The Truth About Political Mistruths in the Trump Era

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False Alarm: The Truth About Political Mistruths in the Trump Era

Ethan Porter (George Washington University, Washington DC), Thomas J. Wood (Ohio State University)

Politics & government; Regional government policies; Political control & freedoms; Public opinion & polls; Political corruption

Paperback

Does Trump's election mean Americans reflexively resist factual information? Evidence strongly suggests not. Americans across... [more]

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California Greenin': How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader

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California Greenin': How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader...

David Vogel

Regional government policies; Environmental economics; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

A political history of environmental policy and regulation in California, from the Gold Rush to the present Over the course... [more]

$39.99

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How Ideas and Institutions Shape the Politics of Public Policy

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How Ideas and Institutions Shape the Politics of Public Policy

Daniel Beland (McGill University, Montreal)

Public administration; Central government policies; Regional government policies

Paperback

Provides a critical review of existing literature on the role of ideas and institutions in the politics of public policy.... [more]

$27.95

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Modern Panama: From Occupation to Crossroads of the Americas

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Modern Panama: From Occupation to Crossroads of the Americas

Michael L. Conniff (San Jose State University, California), Gene E. Bigler (University of the Pacific, California)

History of the Americas; Regional government policies

Paperback

Modern Panama provides a comprehensive overview of the political and economic developments in Panama from 1980 to the present... [more]

$45.95

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Making Policy in a Complex World

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Making Policy in a Complex World

Paul Cairney (University of Stirling), Tanya Heikkila (University of Colorado, Denver), Matthew Wood (University of Sheffield)

Political science & theory; Political structure & processes; Public administration; Central government policies; Regional government policies

Paperback

Focuses on state-of-the-art theories that highlight policymaking complexity and explains complexity in a way that is simple... [more]

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Legislative Hardball: The House Freedom Caucus and the Power of Threat-Making in Congress

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Legislative Hardball: The House Freedom Caucus and the Power of Threat-Making...

Matthew Green

Political science & theory; Constitution: government & the state; Central government policies; Regional government policies; Local government law

Paperback

Following the 2014 elections, a group of organized conservatives called the House Freedom Caucus regularly issued threats... [more]

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Modern Panama: From Occupation to Crossroads of the Americas

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Modern Panama: From Occupation to Crossroads of the Americas

Michael L. Conniff (San Jose State University, California), Gene E. Bigler (University of the Pacific, California)

History of the Americas; Regional government policies

Hardback

Modern Panama provides a comprehensive overview of the political and economic developments in Panama from 1980 to the present... [more]

$136.95

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State Politics and the Affordable Care Act: Choices and Decisions

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State Politics and the Affordable Care Act: Choices and Decisions

John C. Morris (Old Dominion University, USA), Martin K. Mayer (Old Dominion University, USA), Robert C. Kenter (Old Dominion University, USA), Luisa M. Lucero (Old Dominion University, USA)

Social issues & processes; Social welfare & social services; Regional government policies; Social law

Hardback

After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act... [more]

$231.00

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Hybrid Constitutionalism: The Politics of Constitutional Review in the Chinese Special Administrative Regions

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Hybrid Constitutionalism: The Politics of Constitutional Review in the Chinese...

Eric C. Ip (The University of Hong Kong)

Central government policies; Regional government policies; Constitutional & administrative law

Hardback

This book makes a significant contribution to the comparative constitutional law and politics of hybrid regimes, those that... [more]

$154.95

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Building Participatory Institutions in Latin America: Reform Coalitions and Institutional Change

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Building Participatory Institutions in Latin America: Reform Coalitions...

Lindsay Mayka (Colby College, Maine)

Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Regional government policies

Hardback

This book explains how and why some national mandates for participatory policymaking develop into powerful institutions for... [more]

$136.95

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Vietnam: A Pathway from State Socialism

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Vietnam: A Pathway from State Socialism

Thaveeporn Vasavakul

Marxism & Communism; Central government; Regional government policies; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

Paperback

Focuses on the transformation of the Vietnamese state as it transitioned away from a centrally planned socialist regime. It... [more]

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The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: A Commentary

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The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: A Commentary

Rachel Murray (Professor of International Human Rights Law, Professor of International Human Rights Law, University of Bristol)

Regional government policies; Human rights; Jurisprudence & philosophy of law; International human rights law

Hardback

In this first English language commentary on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, Rachael Murray sets out the... [more]

$359.95

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The Last Governor: Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong Kong

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The Last Governor: Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong Kong

Jonathan Dimbleby

Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government policies; Diplomacy

Paperback

The last governor of Hong Kong and his reception is addressed through close documentation of his policies and Beijing imperatives.... [more]

$44.99

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China's Strategic Multilateralism: Investing in Global Governance

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China's Strategic Multilateralism: Investing in Global Governance

Scott L. Kastner (University of Maryland, College Park), Margaret M. Pearson (University of Maryland, College Park), Chad Rector (Marymount University, Virginia)

Regional government policies; International relations; International organisations & institutions

Hardback

China sometimes shows leadership in organizing global challenges, but its role can be less constructive. This book engages... [more]

$136.95

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