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Regional government books

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The Transformation of Governance in a Globalizing World Order City-Regions Unbound? by Kevin (Central Washington University, USA  University of South Florida, USA) Archer, Kris (California State Universit Bezdecny The Transformation of Governance in a Globalizing World Order City-Regions Unbound?
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The Transformation of Governance in a Globalizing World Order critically explores the transformation of national and, then, city-regional governance to the dictates of global capitalism within the framework of critical geography and international relations theory. Via a thorough investigation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Political Leaders and Changing Local Democracy The European Mayor by Hubert Heinelt Political Leaders and Changing Local Democracy The European Mayor

This book studies political leadership at the local level, based on data from a survey of the mayors of cities of more than 10,000 inhabitants in 29 European countries carried out between 2014 and 2016.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes by Anne F. (Merrimack College, USA) Boxberger Flaherty States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes
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American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

Mayor The Best Job in America by Michael A. Nutter Mayor The Best Job in America

In Mayor: The Best Job in America, former Philadelphia mayor Michael A. Nutter outlines the important work that mayors do in the United States. He notes that cities, more often than not, are governed by one party or the other,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Local Governments in Multilevel Governance The Administrative Dimension by Robert Agranoff Local Governments in Multilevel Governance The Administrative Dimension

This book explores the new administrative implications of local governments as they are interconnected with other governments and nongovernmental organizations in governance systems. The focus is on local system building, local politics, knowledge management, networks, interoperability, new forms of organization,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Managing the Sustainable City by Genie N. L. (San Francisco State University, California, USA) Stowers Managing the Sustainable City
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We hear the term sustainability everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Municipal Politics in Turkey Local Government and Party Organisation by Charlotte (Hamburg University) Joppien Municipal Politics in Turkey Local Government and Party Organisation

There is a large and growing literature on Turkish politics in general, and the AKP in particular. However, local government and party organization, although very important topics, are strikingly understudied. This book compares local politics in two Central Anatolian cities,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Risk of Regional Governance Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation by Thomas S. (Virginia Tech, USA) Skuzinski The Risk of Regional Governance Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation
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Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Coming Soon

Post-Truth by Lee C. McIntyre Post-Truth

Forthcoming from the MIT Press.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2018

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The New Politics of the Old South An Introduction to Southern Politics by Charles S., III Bullock The New Politics of the Old South An Introduction to Southern Politics
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Written by the country's leading scholars of Southern politics and designed to be adopted for courses on Southern politics (but accessible to any interested reader), this book traces the shifting trends of the Southern electorate and explains its growing influence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

The New Politics of the Old South An Introduction to Southern Politics by Charles S., III Bullock The New Politics of the Old South An Introduction to Southern Politics
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Written by the country's leading scholars of Southern politics and designed to be adopted for courses on Southern politics (but accessible to any interested reader), this book traces the shifting trends of the Southern electorate and explains its growing influence...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Michigan Government, Politics, and Policy by John S. Klemanski Michigan Government, Politics, and Policy

Provides a comprehensive analysis of Michigan's politics and government. Chapters examine the foundational aspects of the state's government; its political institutions; its politics; and its public policy. Throughout, these topics are enriched with detailed historical context, comparative analysis across state...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

The Idea of Failed States Community, Society, Nation, and Patterns of Cohesion by H. Christian Breede The Idea of Failed States Community, Society, Nation, and Patterns of Cohesion

Why are some states able to deliver public services to their citizens while others cannot? Why are some states beset by internal conflict that leaves many impoverished? Much of what has become known as the failed states literature attempts to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Creative Destruction of New York City Engineering the City for the Elite by Alessandro (Urban Reinventors Journal) Busa The Creative Destruction of New York City Engineering the City for the Elite

The Creative Destruction of New York City tells the story of fifteen years of shocking urban changes in New York City under the administrations of Bloomberg and de Blasio, and identifies the urban regime of city producers who are rebuilding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England by Steve (De Montfort University, UK (Emeritus)) Leach, John (University of Birmingham, UK (Emeritus)) Stewart, George (Lon Jones Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England
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English local government is in a state of decline after 40 years of incremental but cumulative centralisation by central government. This book is the first to directly address this trend's impact upon the institution of local government, a crucial element...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England by Steve (De Montfort University, UK (Emeritus)) Leach, John (University of Birmingham, UK (Emeritus)) Stewart, George (Lon Jones Centralisation, Devolution and the Future of Local Government in England
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English local government is in a state of decline after 40 years of incremental but cumulative centralisation by central government. This book is the first to directly address this trend's impact upon the institution of local government, a crucial element...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Decentralised Democracy Gandhi's Vision and Indian Reality by M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh Decentralised Democracy Gandhi's Vision and Indian Reality
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities by Nils (Uppsala University, Sweden) Hertting Local Participatory Governance and Representative Democracy Institutional Dilemmas in European Cities
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Over the past few decades and throughout the world, numerous government-initiated experiments and attempts at directly engaging and including citizens have emerged as remedies for a variety of problems faced by modern democracies, including political disaffection and insufficient capacity to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

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