The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Grappling with ethical issues is a daily challenge for those working in organizations that deliver public services. Such services are delivered through an often bewildering range of agencies and amidst this constant change, there are fears that a public service ethos, a tradition of working in the public interest, becomes blurred. Using extensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
In view of the approaching age of austerity for the public sector, leadership is likely to continue to become a key theme. This edited volume brings together a host of material from the public sector to analyze the issue internationally. Teelken, Dent & Ferlie lead a team of contributors in examining three key aspects of this increasingly important... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
The book explores one of the most topical issues of public bureaucracies worldwide: the relationship between the composition of the public sector workforce and the nature of the society it serves. Taking a comparative and analytical perspective, the authoritatively, yet accessibly written, country chapters show how salient the politics of representativeness... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
Beginning with the premise that democracies are often deeply implicated in their own downfall, The Theory of Democide challenges the conventional view of how and why democracies collapse by demonstrating that democratic collapse is often a direct result of the inherent logic of democracy itself. more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 21.99
In Spies We Trust reveals the full story of the Anglo-American intelligence relationship - ranging from the deceits of World War I to the mendacities of 9/11 - for the first time.Why did we ever start trusting spies? It all started a hundred years ago. First we put our faith in them to help win wars, then we turned against the bloodshed and expense,... more...
Specialised Anti-Corruption Institutions: Review of Models: Anti-corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central AsiaOECD Publishing 2013; US$ 49.00
This report provides a comparative overview of common standards and key features of specialised anti-corruption institutions and comprehensive descriptions of 19 anti-corruption institutions operating in different parts of the world, presented in a comparable framework. This new edition of an 2008 report reflects the evolving understanding of international... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 75.48
Hauptbeschreibung Die Trilogie des aus Polen stammenden, bis zu seinem Tod viele Jahre lang an der Hebräischen Universität Jerusalem lehrenden Historikers Jacob L. Talmon (1916-1980) zur Geschichte der »totalitären Demokratie« war für die Rekonstruktion der intellektuellen Geschichte der totalitären Ideologien des 20. Jahrhunderts bahnbrechend. ... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 75.48
Hauptbeschreibung Die Trilogie des aus Polen stammenden, bis zu seinem Tod viele Jahre lang an der Hebräischen Universität Jerusalem lehrenden Historikers Jacob L. Talmon (1916-1980) zur Geschichte der »totalitären Demokratie« zählt zu den bedeutendsten ideenhistorischen Deutungen des Totalitarismus. Sie war für die Rekonstruktion der intellektuellen... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
Innovation is a core issue for public services and is a key element of public services reform - particularly in this age of austerity where policy makers urge the need to 'innovate to do more with less'. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook explores the potential for creating efficient and effective public services. Leading researchers... more...