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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 169.99
New York remains the Empire State. Its trillion dollar economy makes the state a national-and often world-leader in banking, finance, publishing, soft services (law, accounting, insurance, consulting), higher education, culture, and the arts. With more than one in five of its residents having immigrated from elsewhere, New York State is an ethnic and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
What according to democratic theorists should the ordinary citizen know about politics? What does several decades of empirical research about citizens' political knowledge tell us? And why should we care? This book offers a comprehensive outline of the vast literature on political knowledge and by providing an analytical framework for its studying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key question with a two-step argument: Its first... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
In The Dynamics of Public Policy, Adrian Kay sets out the crucial methodological, theoretical and empirical implications of two important trends in the social sciences: a frequently expressed ambition for analysis of ?movies not stills? and the regular observation that policy, politics and governance is becoming more complex. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Focuses on three themes: the value that stakeholder participation bring to fisheries governance; relationship between the participatory mode and the switch from single species-based fisheries management to the ecosystem-based approach; and the relationship between fishers' experiential knowledge and fisheries science. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. This book examines partnerships as single collaborative arrangements, focusing on how they are created, how they operate, and their determinants. more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 64.00
This Second Edition of Making Policy in Europe is fully revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date introduction to the study of policy-making in the European Union (EU). The first part of the book introduces the different perspectives to study of the EU as a political system, and provides a framework for the study of the main actors... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 67.50
Governing the Twin Cities Region was first published in 1978. This account of the development and analysis of the current powers and policies of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul is particularly useful as a text for courses in urban politics and state and local government. It is valuable also for urban specialists... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 104.95
The conventional view is that government accounting is the counterpart to business accounting, and the absence of a profit motive in governments is where the dividing line lies. Introducing readers to the wider scope of governmental accounting, this title includes content that reflects the growing complexity of the subject. more...
- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Organizational learning, especially in public organizations, is an idea that is often promoted but seldom studied in detail. This comparative study of two space shuttle accidents offers insight into organizational learningand what makes such learning difficult in public organizations. more...