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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Advocates of democratization in Central and Eastern Europe before 1989 placed great emphasis on community self-government as the basis of civil society and democracy. After the ?Velvet Revolutions? of 1989 and the break up of the Soviet Union in 1991, the new states created an elected local government, whereby cities, towns and villages elected their... more...
Local Government and Strategic Choice: An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public PlanningTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1969, this book is concerned with the processes of policy-making in local government. The authors address themselves to the basic challenge of planning in a democracy and consider issues such as how those elected to exercise choice on our behalf can preserve and expand their capacity to choose discriminatingly, when the sheer complexity... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Drawing on in-depth empirical research spanning a number of countries in Africa, this path-breaking book controversially argues that externally imposed good-governance approaches make unrealistic assumptions about the choices leaders are able to make, while ignoring the potential for addressing causes rather than symptoms. It offers a comprehensive,... more...
- Haufe Lexware Verlag 2013; US$ 41.10
Hauptbeschreibung Betriebsratswahlen sind eine komplexe Angelegenheit. Dieses Buch hilft Ihnen, sie korrektu zu organisieren und teure Fehler zu vermeiden. Alle notwendigen Unterlagen stehen Ihnen auch als Online-Download zur Verfügung. Mit diesem Handbuch wickeln Sie Betriebsratswahlen rechtssicher ab - von der Vorbereitung bis zum Wahltag, von... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 166.00
This unique volume takes a very different approach to township or xiangzhen governance. It explores the structural constraints on township governance and the way that these constraints influence the day-to-day behavior of Chinese rural grassroots government leaders. Based on thoroughgoing interviews with township and village cadres and villagers, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives. 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...