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Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State

Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras, and Lydia Morgan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529206234
eISBN:
9781529206289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The United Kingdom should now be understood as a counter-terrorist state, that is a state in which counter-terrorism law, policy, discourse, and operations are mainstreamed across the domains of law ... More

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choiceThe Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Fran Amery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A common misunderstanding of the Abortion Act 1967 is that it granted women the ‘right’ to access abortion. In reality, there is no such thing; the current provision of abortion in the United Kingdom ... More

Cities Demanding the EarthA New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Cities Demanding the Earth: A New Understanding of the Climate Emergency

Peter Taylor, Geoff O'Brien, and Phil O'Keefe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529210477
eISBN:
9781529210514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Current climate change policy is necessary but insufficient. This is because the basic modus operandi – presenting scientific evidence to states for them to take action - misrepresents the complex ... More

Contested BritainBrexit, Austerity and Agency

Contested Britain: Brexit, Austerity and Agency

Marius Guderjan, Hugh Mackay, and Gesa Stedman (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205008
eISBN:
9781529205053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a powerful and distinctive analysis of how the politics of the UK and the lived experience of its citizens have been reframed in the first decades of the 21st century. It does so by ... More

De-Professionalism and AusterityChallenges for the Public Sector

De-Professionalism and Austerity: Challenges for the Public Sector

Nigel Malin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350163
eISBN:
9781447352273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350163.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The main arguments in this book reflect the politics and social climate created by austerity in the early 21st century and provide an analytical framework for examining the notion of ... More

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Environmental Conflicts, Migration and Governance

Tim Krieger, Diana Panke, and Michael Pregernig (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529202168
eISBN:
9781529209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202168.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The current era of globalization is characterized by a high degree of interconnectedness across borders and continents. This not only goes hand in hand with significant levels of international trade ... More

Imagining Regulation DifferentlyCo-creating for Engagement

Imagining Regulation Differently: Co-creating for Engagement

Morag McDermont, Tim Cole, Janet Newman, and Angela Piccini (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447348016
eISBN:
9781447348061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348016.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

There is an urgent need to rethink relationships between systems of government and those who are ‘governed’. This book explores ways of rethinking those relationships by bringing communities normally ... More

Policy Learning and Policy Failure

Policy Learning and Policy Failure

Claire Dunlop (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352006
eISBN:
9781447352044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352006.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

First published as a special issue of Policy & Politics, this updated volume explores policy failures and the valuable opportunities for learning that they offer. The book begins with an overview of ... More

The Politics of Cycling InfrastructureSpaces and (In)Equality

The Politics of Cycling Infrastructure: Spaces and (In)Equality

Peter Cox and Till Koglin (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447345152
eISBN:
9781447345640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Academic texts on cycling research are expanding rapidly. A dominant theme among these is the use of infrastructure measures to assist promotion of cycling as part of a movement towards sustainable ... More

The Poverty of NationsA Relational Perspective

The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Conventionally, poverty is often represented as a lack of resources, but it is much more than that. A considerable amount of work has been done in recent years to establish a view of poverty as a ... More

Reconsidering PolicyComplexity, Governance and the State

Reconsidering Policy: Complexity, Governance and the State

Kate Crowley, Jenny Stewart, Adrian Kay, and Brian Head

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447333111
eISBN:
9781447333159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333111.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

For all nation-states, the context in which public policies must be developed and applied continues to become more complex and demanding. Yet policy studies has not fully responded to the challenges ... More

Rescaling Urban GovernancePlanning, Localism and Institutional Change

Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In a time of political upheaval around the world, many jurisdictions are making changes to how they govern their cities in an attempt to redistribute (or appear to redistribute) power within those ... More

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