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Public Policy

  • National Policy, Global Memoryby Sarah Gensburger

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Since 1963, the state of Israel has awarded the title of "Righteous among the Nations" to individuals who risked their lives sheltering Jews during the Holocaust. This distinction remained solely an Israeli initiative until the late 1990s, when European governments began developing their own national categories, the most prominent of which was the... more...

  • Waldpolitik in Costa Rica und Chileby Markus Langenfeld

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Markus Langenfeld untersucht, wie die unterschiedlichen Entwicklungen der Waldpolitik in Costa Rica und Chile unter ähnlichen politischen und wirtschaftlichen Bedingungen zu erklären sind. Denn in der Folge eines radikalen politischen Wandels gilt Costa Rica heute als Pionier ökologischer Waldpolitik, was sich in wachsenden Waldbeständen und der Inwertsetzung... more...

  • Handbook of Cultural and Creative Industries in Chinaby Keane Michael

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    China is at the crux of reforming, professionalising, and internationalising its cultural and creative industries. These industries are at the forefront of China’s move towards the status of a developed country. In this comprehensive Handbook, international experts including leading Mainland scholars examine the background to China’s cultural... more...

  • Linking EU Climate and Energy Policiesby Jon Birger Skjærseth; Per Ove Eikeland; Lars H. Gulbrandsen; Torbjørg Jevnaker

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Based on an innovative theoretical framework combining theories of EU policy making, negotiation and implementation, this comprehensive book examines EU climate and energy policies from the early 1990s until the adoption of new policies for 2030. The authors investigate how the linking of climate and energy concerns in policy packages has facilitated... more...

  • Polarizedby James E. Campbell

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Many continue to believe that the United States is a nation of political moderates. In fact, it is a nation divided. It has been so for some time and has grown more so. This book provides a new and historically grounded perspective on the polarization of America, systematically documenting how and why it happened. Polarized presents commonsense... more...

  • National Policy Responses to Urban Challenges in Europeby Leo van den Berg; Erik Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 170.00

    This book presents a unique overview of urban policy conducted by national authorities in the fifteen 'old' member states of the EU. Focussing on recent changes in the development of the larger cities and changes in policymaking by national authorities with respect to urban development, the book is structured around 15 'country chapters', written by... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecologyby Willis J. Jenkins; Mary Evelyn Tucker; John Grim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field. It encourages... more...

  • International Public Policy Analysisby George M. Guess; Thomas Husted

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly comparative and cross-cultural approach, organized around... more...

  • Education, Learning and the Transformation of Developmentby Amy Skinner; Matt Baillie Smith; Eleanor Brown; Tobias Troll

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Whilst education has been widely recognised as a key tool for development, this has tended to be limited to the incremental changes that education can bring about within a given development paradigm, as opposed to its role in challenging dominant conceptions and practices of development and creating alternatives. Through a collection of insightful... more...

  • Green Gentrificationby Kenneth A. Gould; Tammy L. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the environment, tend to increase inequality and thus undermine... more...