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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This work considers the role of local government in 13 EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The book aims to provide an account of the system of local government in each of the countries studied along with a critical and contextual approach... more...
- Brookings Institution Press with the Governance Institute 2013; US$ 28.95
Paul C. Light examines and evaluates the 100 most significant investigations of policy failures, bureaucratic mistakes, and personal misconduct undertaken by the U.S. federal government between 1945 and 2012. Launched by Congress or the president, sometimes by both at the same time, the investigations at the core of this book were driven by the search... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; Not Available
Hauptbeschreibung Das Staatshaftungsrecht, das besser Öffentliches Haftungsrecht hieße, ist ein verrufenes Rechtsgebiet, chaotisch und zersplittert, ein "Flickenteppich" und ein "Durcheinander" zugleich. Diese Abhandlung sinnt auf Abhilfe. Sie schlägt eine neue Dogmatik vor, die das Öffentliche Haftungsrecht zu systematisieren sucht und der ein ökonomisch... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 92.99
Public Benefit in Charity Law: Principles and Practices examines the legal principles and practical applications of the public benefit test in charity law in the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. In order to obtain charitable status, an organization must not only have exclusively charitable purpose but also demonstrate that it provides a benefit... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 87.50
President George W. Bush nominated Leslie H. Southwick in 2007 to the federal appeals court, Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans. Initially, Southwick seemed a consensus nominee. Just days before his hearing, though, a progressive advocacy group distributed the results of research it had conducted on opinions of the state court on which he had served... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Why do legislatures pass laws that automatically expire? Why are so many tax cuts sunset? In this first book-length treatment of those questions, the author explains that legislatures pass laws temporarily in order to reduce opposition from the citizenry, to increase the level of information revealed by lobbies, and to externalize the political costs... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 112.00
The OECD Employment Outlook 2013 looks at labour markets in the wake of the crisis. It includes chapters on the experience of different labour market groups since 2007; employment protection legislation; benefit systems, employment and training programmes and services; and re-employment, earnings and skills after job loss. As always, it... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Armed interventions in Libya, Haiti, Iraq, Vietnam, and Korea challenged the US president and Congress with a core question of constitutional interpretation: does the president, or Congress, have constitutional authority to take the country to war? War Powers argues that the Constitution doesn't offer a single legal answer to that question. But... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
In the efficient delivery of local public services, size matters. Many countries around the world have vertical government structures that are perceived as inefficient because of their high levels of jurisdictional fragmentation. This timely volume examines the different strategies used to address local government fragmentation and their observed results... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 153.03
Hauptbeschreibung In den Rechtsordnungen der EU-Mitgliedstaaten sind den Formen des Verwaltungshandelns bestimmte Rechtsfolgen in Bezug auf das Verwaltungsverfahren, die Wirksamkeit von Verwaltungshandlungen, die Auswirkungen von Rechtsverstößen und den Rechtsschutz zugeordnet. Ausgehend hiervon untersucht Andreas Glaser die Einwirkungen der als... more...