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- Westview Press 2004; US$ 45.00
"The Dictionary of Public Policy and Administration offers definitions of all the key terms, concepts, processes and practices of contemporary public policy and administration. Included are brief biog" more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 54.99
One of the major dilemmas facing the administrative state in the United States today is discerning how best to harness for public purposes the dynamism of markets, the passion and commitment of nonprofit and volunteer organizations, and the public-interest-oriented expertise of the career civil service. Researchers across a variety of disciplines,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
How can you vote when you don't understand the game? With the 2007 federal election looming, the insiders from leading Australian independent media outlet Crikey explain how the system works and how the pollies are working the system. As Howard attempts a fifth successive term and Rudd hopes to lead a reinvigorated Labor back from the wilderness,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
Notwithstanding the fact that among the parliaments of the world, 38 per cent have Second Chambers (67 out of 179), Second Chambers themselves have only rarely been the focus of attention from politicians and have almost totally been ignored by academics. This work sets about examining them. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
Unlike many national constitutions, which contain explicit positive rights to such things as education, a living wage, and a healthful environment, the U.S. Bill of Rights appears to contain only a long list of prohibitions on government. American constitutional rights, we are often told, protect people only from an overbearing government, but give... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 54.99
No legislature in the world has a greater influence over its nation's public affairs than the US Congress. The Congress's centrality in the US system of government has placed research on Congress at the heart of scholarship on American politics. Generations of American government scholars working in a wide range of methodological traditions... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
If America were a corporation, how would an independent analyst judge its ability to compete against other corporate giants? According to the author, that hypothetical analyst would label America a corporate dinosaur and recommend that the nation either change or face extinction. This book focuses on how to improve America by first comparing its performance... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 12.99
This book is essential reading for anyone seeking the accurate historical background to many of the today's hot-button political debates. In 2011, Glenn Beck released a "modern translation" of the Federalist Papers and a new biography of George Washington. In the same year, Rick Perry, the governor of Texas, published a book in which he argued that... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 23.99
This clear and concise text takes as its starting point the theoretical frameworks that are the foundation of current international relations. Kaufman explains the traditional theories, but also makes a place for understanding the areas that lie outside of or cannot be explained by those approaches. Although levels of analysis are the primary unifying... more...