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The Politics of Crisis explores how to change public policy decisions to reform the role of law enforcement. Centered around the harrowing events of the Freddie Gray riots that gripped Baltimore inThe Politics of Crisis is a powerful examination of how everything can go wrong when police no longer serve their communities/5(15).
This is an exceptionally well-written book on the subject of crisis management in the public arena, yet the insights apply to leadership in any environment. While this is an excellent book to support an upper-division college class, it is written in a "user-friendly" manner, rather than a dry academic by: The Politics of Crisis explores how to change public policy decisions to reform the role of law enforcement.
Centered around the harrowing events of the Freddie Gray riots that gripped Baltimore inThe Crisis of Politics is a powerful examination of how everything can go wrong when police no longer serve their communities.
This book divides crisis management into phases as they relate to leadership. In general and for the phases, it examines psychological, political, and sociological tendencies with an eye toward giving strategic advice to leaders on managing the situation and themselves. It's a short book with some interesting examples.
flag Like see review/5. A more academic/philosophical book arguing against the commodification of housing. It was not a policy plan, rather a reimagination of society centered around social housing. Certainly the book is thought-provoking read on the political economy around housing.
Should we have a world of landlords, big real estate, financialization, etc.?/5. The Politics of Crisis explores how to change public policy decisions to reform the role of law enforcement. Centered around the harrowing events of the Freddie Gray riots that gripped Baltimore in The Politics of Crisis is a powerful examination of how everything can go wrong when police no longer serve their communities.
“A critical analysis of the nature of the housing crisis within a political economy perspective. The authors highlight a conflict between housing as home and as real estate for profit making and focus upon processes of commodification of housing, power and exploitation, and inequality and injustice in contemporary capitalist society Cited by: Arjen Boin, Paul t Hart, Eric Stern, Bengt Sundelius First published16thprinting Crisis is a label, a semantic construction people use to characterize situations or epochs that they somehow regard as extraordinary, volatile, and potentially far-reaching in their negative implications.
Eric Kowalczyk is the author of The Politics of Crisis: An Insider’s Perspective to Prevent Public Policy Disasters. Blending humor, research, and deeply personal experiences, This book offers a prescription to prevent disaster from striking again.
This is a good book for an introduction to crisis management and the political environment in which crisis managers operate. It reviews some of the empirical research, and gives ideas for prudent crisis leadership.
However, it does neither of these in extreme detail, so this is not an exhaustive text. But, the authors do not mean it to be/5(6). This book explains why African countries have remained mired in a disastrous economic crisis since the late s. It shows that dynamics internal to African state structures largely explain this failure to overcome economic difficulties rather than external pressures on these same structures as is often argued/5.
Executive Politics in Times of Crisis is a highly relevant and an incredibly timely book. Not only does the volume provide useful insights about the challenges faced by governments in dealing with the various ongoing crises, it also makes a convincing case that.
The Politics of Crisis is an interpretation of the most dramatic periods of modern British political history - the decade and a half between and Formed to sustain the British economy in the midst of the Great Depression, the National Governments of the s achieved this and more, and electoral popularity unmatched since.
Everyone needs and deserves housing. But today our homes are being transformed into commodities, making the inequalities of the city ever more acute. Pro fit has become more important than social. 'The Politics of Crisis in Europe is a provocative, compelling, and important contribution to the fields of European Union Politics, European Political Economy, and to broader literatures on conceptualising by: 4.
Book description. Crisis management has become a defining feature of contemporary governance. In times of crisis, communities and members of organizations expect their leaders to minimize the impact, while critics and bureaucratic competitors make use of social media to blame incumbent rulers and their by: Book Description.
Dimensions of Heritage and Memory is a landmark contribution on the politics of the past in Europe today. The book explores the meanings of heritage in a time of crisis, when the past permeates social and political divisions, identity contests and official projects to forge a European community.
This reading list of essential books on American politics looks at the neoliberal origins of our current crisis and the history of solidarity and resistance that we can draw on today.
Bigger than Bernie offers unmatched insights into the people behind the most unique campaign in modern American history and a clear-eyed sense of how the movement. The book The Politics of Crisis Management (see figure 1), by Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern and Bengt Sund elius, focuses on leadership tasks in.
Shelves: economics, marxist, political-economy, crisis, politics, non-fiction This book is uneven as the chapters cover various subjects with greater or lesser insight.
The first short chapter, a narrative account of the global financial meltdown of from a Marxist perspective, is good/5. In this uniquely comprehensive analysis, the authors examine how leaders deal with the strategic challenges they face, the political risks and opportunities they encounter, the errors they make, the pitfalls they need to avoid, and the paths away from crisis they may pursue.
This book is grounded in over a decade of collaborative, cross Cited by: The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership Under Pressure by Arjen Boin.
Crisis management has become a defining feature of contemporary governance. In the summer ofa tidal wave of economic problems swept across Asia. Currencies plummeted, banks failed, GNP stagnated, unemployment soared, and exports stalled.
In short, the vaunted "Asian Economic Miracle" became the "Asian Economic Crisis"--with serious repercussions for nations and markets around the world. While the headlines are still fresh, a. “A critical analysis of the nature of the housing crisis within a political economy perspective.
The authors highlight a conflict between housing as home and as real estate for profit making and focus upon processes of commodification of housing, power and exploitation, and inequality and injustice in contemporary capitalist society A significant contribution to urban.
The political philosophy of crisis --Crisis in the state and in the individual --Crisis and comfort --Vision and institutions --Christian faith and political duty --Law --Tension --The human tragedy and the divine comedy --The unanswered questions, and.
The Politics of Crisis Management” by Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern, and Bengt Sundelius. (2 nd edition); Cambridge University Press. Reviewed by Greg Jones. This is the second edition of this book, produced by a multinational scholarly team.
In defense of housing: the politics of crisis. [David J Madden; Peter Marcuse] -- "In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it. The informal rules that guide Yemeni society and its dysfunctional political settlement look set to endure, in spite of unprecedented protests.
Entangled in a narrative of acute crisis and possible state failure, the country still relies on foreign assistance to prop up its ailing economy. The inspiration for this book was the predicament of the Union of South Africa, the author's own country.
Based on his study of St. Augustine's De Civitate Dei, Brookes has written a book neither wholly theological nor wholly political, considering not South Africa alone, but the world and the individual as well.
The Crisis of Democracy: On the Governability of Democracies is a report that was written by Michel Crozier, Samuel P. Huntington, and Joji Watanuki for the Trilateral the same year, it was republished as a book by the New York University Press (ISBN ).
The report observed the political state of the United States, Europe and Japan. This book is a unique exploration into the gendered politics of the economic crisis in Europe. It focuses, firstly, on the changes in the political and economic decision-making institutions and processes of the EU and their consequences for gender equality policy.
Secondly, the book Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.Get this from a library! Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis. [George Monbiot] -- "A thrilling new route to a better society A toxic ideology of extreme competition and individualism has come to dominate our world.
It misrepresents human nature, destroying hope and common purpose. The Politics of Crisis in Europe is a provocative, compelling, and important contribution to the fields of European Union Politics, European Political Economy, and to broader literatures on conceptualising crisis.
It reveals a pattern in media coverage of EU politics that tends to view challenges, setbacks, and disputes in hyperbolic frames as.