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Climate change and povertyA new agenda for developed nations

Climate change and poverty: A new agenda for developed nations

Tony Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447300878
eISBN:
9781447311744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Climate change is the main challenge facing developed countries in the 21st century. To what extent does this agenda converge with issues of poverty and social exclusion? Climate change and poverty ... More

Communicative CapacityPublic Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Koen P.R. Bartels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Participatory democracy has become an unshakable norm and widespread practice. Nowadays, public professionals and citizens regularly encounter each other in participatory practice to address shared ... More

Community action and planningContexts, drivers and outcomes

Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods. Government, for its ... More

Designing Public Policy For Co-ProductionTheory, practice and change

Designing Public Policy For Co-Production: Theory, practice and change

Catherine Durose and Liz Richardson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316695
eISBN:
9781447316718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316695.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

By linking contemporary practice using design principles in policy with political science and public administration theories, this book offers a distinctive contribution to debates on policy design. ... More

Development In AfricaRefocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 ... More

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban GovernanceImpact and Practice

Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

David Sweeting (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is about directly elected mayors; political leaders who are elected directly by citizens to head multi-functional local government authorities. The book examines the contexts, features and ... More

Dismantling the NHS?Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Mark Exworthy, Russell Mannion, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the NHS reforms ushered in by UK Coalition Government under the 2012 Health and Social Care Act, arguably the most extensive reforms ever introduced in the ... More

Disputing citizenship

Disputing citizenship

John Clarke, Kathleen Coll, and Evelina Dagnino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312529
eISBN:
9781447312574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312529.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book presents a distinctive perspective on citizenship: treating it as a keyword and a focus of dispute in practice and in theory. The authors dispute the way citizenship is normally conceived ... More

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social SciencesMethods That Matter

Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The purpose of this edited book is to make the case for why the social sciences are more relevant than ever before in helping governments solve the wicked problems of public policy. It does this ... More

For Whose Benefit?The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Ruth Patrick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How is welfare reform anticipated, experienced and reflected upon by those directly affected? What protection do the social rights of citizenship offer to those in receipt on out-of-work benefits? Is ... More

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