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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
In recent years, international, inter-governmental entities have acknowledged the importance of civil society for engaging stakeholders in environmental change, especially at the local community level, and in promoting democracy. In Russia, efforts by NGOs to promote reform since the fall of the Soviet Union have been aimed at achieving both objectives.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
The end of the Cold War has seen an international proliferation of parliamentary bodies of all types and at all levels. How can this process of parliamentarization be assessed and under what conditions do these institutions operate? This book explores how regional integration and globalization are developing from a parliamentary perspective.... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 19.95
While Robert’s Rules of Order has long been the standard guide to parliamentary procedure, many readers find the manual too daunting and complex to utilize its full potential. In Notes and Comments on "Robert’s Rules ", fourth edition, authors Jim Slaughter, Gaut Ragsdale, and Jon Ericson skillfully guide users through... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Die politische Kommunikation in der repräsentativen Demokratie Deutschlands lässt sich als ein Kommunikationsnetzwerk ohne ein steuerndes Subjekt verstehen, die weitgehend auf die Normen und Strukturen des politischen Systems ausgerichtet ist und diese dabei beständig reproduziert. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00
Public sector bureaucracies have been subjected to harsh criticism. One solution which has been widely adopted over the past two decades has been to 'unbundle government' - that is to break down monolithic departments and ministries into smaller, semi-autonomous 'agencies'. These are often governed by some type of performance contract, are at 'arm's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95
This title examines the roles and new opportunities arising from the increasing participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in peace-making, peacekeeping and peace-building processes, both formal and informal, state-sponsored and unofficial. Drawing on both academic experts and activists, this study brings together contributions from those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
President Bush's number-one management initiative for the federal government is the Strategic Management of Human Capital. According to Knowledgeworkers.com, human capital is the accumulated value of an individual's intellect, knowledge, and experience. In the U.S. federal government, a human capital crisis exists. The factors contributing to a human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 29.95
This book features some of the greatest travellers in human history ? people who undertook long journeys to places they knew little or nothing about. From Roman tourists, to the establishment of the Silk Road; an epic trek round China and India in the seventh century, to Marco Polo and through to the first speculations on space travel, Premodern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
'Felix Dodds is the Milo Minderbinder of the stakeholder world!' Alex Kirby, BBC 'An invaluable tool for anyone wishing to understand and contribute effectively to the competition of good ideas that intergovernmental meetings should be' Paul Hohnen, former Strategic Director, Greenpeace International '...the book is a valuable resource for people... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Written by one of America's leading political thinkers, this is a book about the good, the bad, and the ugly of identity politics.Amy Gutmann rises above the raging polemics that often characterize discussions of identity groups and offers a fair-minded assessment of the role they play in democracies. She addresses fundamental questions of timeless... more...