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Russian Regions and Regionalism: Strength through Weakness

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Russian Regions and Regionalism: Strength through Weakness

Anne Aldis, Graeme P. Herd

Regional studies; Regional government

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This work examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers themes related to regionalism, including... [more]

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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

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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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Public Participation and Innovations in Community Governance

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Public Participation and Innovations in Community Governance

Peter McLaverty

Political structures: democracy; Central government; Regional government

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These papers look at governance, the Western fiscal crisis and initiatives in public participation, asking how efforts to... [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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Inside Napoleonic France: State and Society in Rouen, 1800-1815

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Inside Napoleonic France: State and Society in Rouen, 1800-1815

Gavin Daly

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Central government; Regional government

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This text is a local history of Napoleonic France, focusing on Rouen. Relying on French archival sources, Gavin Daly investigates... [more]

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New Public Administration in Britain

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New Public Administration in Britain

John R. Greenwood, David J. Wilson, Robert Pyper

Central government; Regional government

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New Public Administration in Britain was first published in 1984, and this third edition includes a new chapter on the influence... [more]

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Olympic Dreams: The Impact of Mega-events on Local Politics

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Olympic Dreams: The Impact of Mega-events on Local Politics

Matthew J. Burbank, Gregory D. Andranovich, Charles H. Heying

Regional government; Sport & leisure industries

Paperback

What drives cities to pursue large-scale events like the Olympic games? Investigating local politics in three U.S. cities-Los... [more]

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Olympic Dreams: The Impact of Mega-events on Local Politics

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Olympic Dreams: The Impact of Mega-events on Local Politics

Matthew J. Burbank, Gregory D. Andranovich, Charles H. Heying

Regional government; Sport & leisure industries

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What drives cities to pursue large-scale events like the Olympic games? Investigating local politics in three U.S. cities-Los... [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]

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New York Politics: A Tale of Two States

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New York Politics: A Tale of Two States

Edward V. Schneier, Brian Murtaugh

Regional government

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This title is an introduction to New York state and local politics by a political scientist and a former State Assembly member,... [more]

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative Analysis: Volume 2: Bradford - Carlisle

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative...

Sam Davies, Bob Morley

British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Elections & referenda; Regional government

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This volume provides a reference for the annual municipal elections that took place each year in the county boroughs of England... [more]

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Governing Middle-sized Cities: Studies in Mayoral Leadership

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Governing Middle-sized Cities: Studies in Mayoral Leadership

James R. Bowers

Urban communities; Central government; Regional government

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Governing Middle-Sized Cities presents twelve case studies of mayoral leadership and creativity. Each study provides a background... [more]

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Renewing Local Democracy?: The Modernisation Agenda in British Local Government

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Renewing Local Democracy?: The Modernisation Agenda in British Local Government...

Lawrence Pratchett

Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Regional government

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This text brings together research on different features of the democratic renewal agenda to investigate how local authorities... [more]

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Governing Middle-sized Cities: Studies in Mayoral Leadership

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Governing Middle-sized Cities: Studies in Mayoral Leadership

James R. Bowers

Urban communities; Central government; Regional government

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Governing Middle-Sized Cities presents twelve case studies of mayoral leadership and creativity. Each study provides a background... [more]

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Renewing Local Democracy?: The Modernisation Agenda in British Local Government

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Renewing Local Democracy?: The Modernisation Agenda in British Local Government...

Lawrence Pratchett

Politics & government; Political structure & processes; Regional government

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This text brings together research on different features of the democratic renewal agenda to investigate how local authorities... [more]

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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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State and Local Politics

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State and Local Politics

David Berman

Regional government

Paperback

Politics at the state and local level has never been more interesting than in our devolutionary age. This text is an introduction... [more]

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative Analysis: Volume 1: Barnsley - Bournemouth

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative...

Sam Davies, Bob Morley

Elections & referenda; Regional government

Hardback

Focuses on local elections in 10 county boroughs. Chapters on each borough include summary tables of statistical data relating... [more]

$242.00

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The Crisis of America's Cities: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the Past

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The Crisis of America's Cities: Solutions for the Future, Lessons from the...

Randall Bartlett

Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Urban communities; Regional government

Paperback

Using the metaphor of the socially constructed organization of space, Bartlett takes a broad view of the evolution of urban... [more]

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Anthropological Perspectives on Local Development: Knowledge and sentiments in conflict

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Anthropological Perspectives on Local Development: Knowledge and sentiments...

Simone Abram, Jacqueline Waldren

Development studies; Social groups; Anthropology; Regional government

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This collection examines the conflicts and realities of development at a local, empirical level. It provides a series of... [more]

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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront

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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront

David L. A. Gordon

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Regional government; Management & management techniques; Civil service & public sector

Paperback

Taking a practice-oriented approach, the book examines the role of planning and development agencies in implementing urban... [more]

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Public Policy, Welfare and Social Work

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Public Policy, Welfare and Social Work

Philip Nord

Social issues & processes; Social work; Central government policies; Regional government

Hardback

In seeking to understand society, sociologists in this set sought to understand social institutions. Here sociologists consider... [more]

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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront

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Battery Park City: Politics and Planning on the New York Waterfront

David L. A. Gordon

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Regional government; Management & management techniques; Civil service & public sector

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Taking a practice-oriented approach, the book examines the role of planning and development agencies in implementing urban... [more]

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Cooperative and Collective in China's Rural Development: Between State and Private Interests: Between State and Private Interests

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Cooperative and Collective in China's Rural Development: Between State and...

Eduard B. Vermeer, Frank N. Pieke, Woei Lien Chong

Social groups; Regional government; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Human geography

Hardback

This book is devoted to China's rural organizational change and the subsequent implications for rural societies and politics.... [more]

$221.00

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