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Governance and Development in India: A Comparative Study on Andhra Pradesh and Bihar after Liberalization

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Governance and Development in India: A Comparative Study on Andhra Pradesh...

Seyed Hossein Zarhani

Regional government; Development economics

Hardback

The study of the political economy of development in India is significant as India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing... [more]

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The Context of Legislating: Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States

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The Context of Legislating: Constraints on the Legislative Process in the...

Shannon Jenkins (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, USA)

Regional government

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The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within... [more]

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Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism: Earthquakes, Energy and Environment

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Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism: Earthquakes, Energy and...

Kjeld Erik Brodsgaard (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)

Political structure & processes; Central government policies; Regional government policies

Paperback

This book explores how far the concept of fragmented authoritarianism remains valid as the key concept for understanding how... [more]

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The Redeployment of State Power in the Southern Mediterranean: Implications of Neoliberal Reforms for Local Governance

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The Redeployment of State Power in the Southern Mediterranean: Implications...

Sylvia I. Bergh

Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Regional government; Economics

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The effects of neoliberal economic reforms in the Southern Mediterranean are now widely regarded as a main underlying cause... [more]

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Discovering American Regionalism: An Introduction to Regional Intergovernmental Organizations

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Discovering American Regionalism: An Introduction to Regional Intergovernmental...

David Miller (University of Pittsburgh, USA), Jen Nelles

Political structure & processes; Regional government

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Regions are difficult to govern - coordinating policies across local jurisdictional boundaries in the absence of a formal... [more]

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

Victor D. Cha

History; Regional government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; Treaties & other sources of international law

Paperback

While the American alliance system in Asia has been fundamental to the region's security and prosperity for seven decades,... [more]

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Regional Parliaments: Effective Actors in EU Policy-Making?

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Regional Parliaments: Effective Actors in EU Policy-Making?

Gabriele Abels (University of Tubingen, Germany.), Anna-Lena Hogenauer

Political structure & processes; Regional government policies

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In an attempt to strengthen the legitimacy of European Union (EU) policy-making, the 2009 Lisbon Treaty strengthened the principle... [more]

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Fragile Urban Governance: Evolution, Decline, and Empowerment of Local Self-Government in India

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Fragile Urban Governance: Evolution, Decline, and Empowerment of Local Self-Government...

Gangadhar Jha

Regional government; Regional geography; Urban & municipal planning

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Urbanization is giving rise to a vibrant and volatile urban India. The urban local self-government (ULSG) is struggling to... [more]

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Urban Politics After Apartheid

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Urban Politics After Apartheid

Sandrine Gukelberger (University of Konstanz, Germany)

Regional government

Hardback

Based on the author's dissertation, Universit at Bielefeld, 2013. [more]

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Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions

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Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions

Carl W. Stenberg (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA), David K. Hamilton (Texas Tech University, USA)

Political structure & processes; Public administration; Regional government

Paperback

The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and... [more]

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Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK

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Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK

Jessica Ferm, John Tomaney

Development studies; Regional government policies; Human geography; Urban & municipal planning; Rural planning

Hardback

Planning Practice: Critical Perspectives from the UK provides the only comprehensive overview of contemporary planning practice... [more]

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Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

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Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban & Regional Planning

John A. Schofield

Regional government; Public finance; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Originally published in 1987, Cost-Benefit Analysis in Urban and Regional Planning, outlines the theory and practice of cost-benefit... [more]

$189.00

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The Rise of Catalan Independence: Spain's Territorial Crisis

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The Rise of Catalan Independence: Spain's Territorial Crisis

Andrew Dowling (Cardiff University)

Political structure & processes; Regional government

Paperback

As recently as the mid-2000s, Catalonia was described and analysed by scholars as exhibiting a non-secessionist nationalism... [more]

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Higher Education and Regional Growth: Local Contexts and Global Challenges

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Higher Education and Regional Growth: Local Contexts and Global Challenges...

Rick Wylie

Higher & further education, tertiary education; Regional government

Paperback

This edited volume brings together a collection of international and regional experts on the subject of higher education and... [more]

$27.99

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Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America: Paths to Growth

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Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America: Paths to Growth...

Daniel Bliss (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)

Regional government; Economic growth

Paperback

Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this... [more]

$65.99

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Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Federal Democracies: Primus Contra Pares in Argentina and Brazil

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Presidents, Governors, and the Politics of Distribution in Federal Democracies:...

Lucas I. Gonzalez

Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy; Central government; Regional government

Paperback

Tensions between central authorities and subnational units over centralization and fiscal autonomy are on top of the political... [more]

$79.99

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Reshaping City Governance: London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

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Reshaping City Governance: London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

Nirmala Rao (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK)

Urban communities; Public administration; Regional government

Paperback

India's cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised... [more]

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Local Governance in Timor-Leste: Lessons in postcolonial state-building

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Local Governance in Timor-Leste: Lessons in postcolonial state-building...

Deborah Cummins (National University of Timor-Leste)

Regional government

Paperback

Across many parts of the postcolonial world, it is everyday reality for people to cross regularly between state-based and... [more]

$79.99

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Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy

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Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy...

Cal Jillson (Southern Methodist University, USA)

Regional government

Paperback

This title approaches public policy in the nation's most populous 'red state' from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives.... [more]

$86.99

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Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions

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Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions

Carl W. Stenberg (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA), David K. Hamilton (Texas Tech University, USA)

Political structure & processes; Public administration; Regional government

Hardback

The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and... [more]

$273.00

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Staying in Life: Paving the Way to Dementia-Friendly Communities

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Staying in Life: Paving the Way to Dementia-Friendly Communities

Verena Rothe, Gabriele Kreutzner, Reimer Gronemeyer

Constitution: government & the state; Regional government

Paperback

We are constantly growing older, and there are an increasing number of elderly people living with dementia who are merely... [more]

$86.00

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The Europeanisation of Development Policy

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The Europeanisation of Development Policy

Maurizio Carbone (University of Glasgow, UK), Jan Orbie (Ghent University, Belgium)

Development studies; Regional government policies; EU & European institutions; International economics

Hardback

Despite the growing academic interest in the development policy of the European Union (EU) and the booming literature on Europeanisation,... [more]

$252.00

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Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy

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Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy...

Cal Jillson (Southern Methodist University, USA)

Regional government

Hardback

This title approaches public policy in the nation's most populous 'red state' from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives.... [more]

$252.00

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The Rise of Catalan Independence: Spain's Territorial Crisis

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The Rise of Catalan Independence: Spain's Territorial Crisis

Andrew Dowling (Cardiff University)

Political structure & processes; Regional government

Hardback

As recently as the mid-2000s, Catalonia was described and analysed by scholars as exhibiting a non-secessionist nationalism... [more]

$252.00

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UW Struggle: When a State Attacks Its University

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UW Struggle: When a State Attacks Its University

Chuck Rybak

Higher & further education, tertiary education; Regional government

Paperback

UW Struggle provides an on-the-ground view of the smoldering attack on public higher education in Wisconsin. This is a chronicle... [more]

$11.99

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