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  1. Add to Wish List The Politics of the Public Encounter

    The Politics of the Public Encounter

    Edited by Peter Hupe
    On the ground floor of government, citizens interact with teachers, medical staff, police officers and other professionals in public service. It is during these encounters that laws, public policies and professional guidelines gain furth...
    Hardback (November 2022)

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  2. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for Civil Society

    A Research Agenda for Civil Society

    Edited by Kees Biekart, Alan Fowler
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. Mapping a wide range of civil society research perspectives, this pioneering Research Agenda...
    Hardback (October 2022)

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  3. Add to Wish List Speaking Truth to Power

    Speaking Truth to Power

    Benjamin Ginsberg, Collin Paschall
    Truth and power have a difficult relationship. Decision makers are often required to make judgements that depend upon specialized knowledge and thus reluctantly surrender power. They are apt to reject advice inconsistent with their perce...
    Hardback (September 2022)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Role of the Public Sector

    The Role of the Public Sector

    Bent Greve
    At last – a textbook on the public sector for students of social policy, public policy, political science and sociology. This book explains why we have a public sector and what tasks it is expected to perform.
    Hardback (August 2022)

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  5. Add to Wish List Debating Biopolitics

    Debating Biopolitics

    Edited by Marco Piasentier, Sara Raimondi
    Emerging out of the theoretical and practical urge to reflect on key contemporary debates arising in biopolitical scholarship, this timely book launches an in-depth investigation into the concept and history of biopolitics. In light of t...
    Hardback (August 2022)

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  6. Add to Wish List Political Change through Social Innovation

    Political Change through Social Innovation

    Frank Moulaert, Bob Jessop, Erik Swyngedouw, Liana Simmons, Pieter Van den Broeck
    This book addresses the key question of why socially innovative initiatives, including attempts to rejuvenate democracy by introducing new modes of participation, are not leading to a democratization of the State or overcoming the gap be...
    Hardback (2022)

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  7. Add to Wish List Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    On the 80th anniversary of Beveridge’s report on the ‘Five Giants’ confronting societal progress in the 1940s, this innovative book examines the ‘New Giants’ confronting us today: inequality, preventable mortality, the crisis of democrac...
    Hardback (2022)

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  8. Add to Wish List The Politicisation of Social Europe

    The Politicisation of Social Europe

    Francesco Corti
    While for some scholars the Euro crisis dashed the dream of Social Europe, this thought-provoking book proposes a more nuanced assessment, challenging the notion of austerity as the only way forward. Tracing the evolution of the politica...
    Hardback (2022)

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  9. Add to Wish List Ideology

    Ideology

    David Reisman
    This insightful book sheds light on three competing ideological windows on the world: conservatism, liberalism and socialism. David Reisman explores the importance of these perspectives not only to generating public policy, but also in o...
    Hardback (2021)

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  10. Add to Wish List Demopathy and the Democratic Malaise

    Demopathy and the Democratic Malaise

    Luigi Di Gregorio
    This unique book presents original concepts to characterize the current crisis of democracy. Offering a comparative study of original electoral data and analysis of contemporary trends, models and theoretical frameworks, Luigi Di Gregori...
    Hardback (2021)

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  11. Add to Wish List Defining Public Goods

    Defining Public Goods

    David J. O’Brien
    Through the lens of an economist’s notion of public goods, David J. O’Brien analyzes the dual problems of declining communities and polarizing conflicts between metropolitan and rural communities. The author describes in detail how seemi...
    Hardback (2021)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Digital Citizen(ship)

    The Digital Citizen(ship)

    Luigi Ceccarini
    This cutting-edge book explores the diverse and contested meanings of ‘citizenship’ in the 21st century, as representative democracy faces a mounting crisis in the wake of the digital age. Luigi Ceccarini enriches and updates the common ...
    Hardback (2021)

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