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- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
Just when the world needs it most, a new style of social engagement is emerging: Active Citizenship. A key member of one of New York?s most civic-minded families?one that has supported many of America?s notable institutions and deserving programs?Jonathan Tisch has devoted a lifetime to ?active citizenship.? It?s an idea that uses the power... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 19.99
The importance of chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) to global health has gained increased recognition since the early 1990s, and has been accompanied by calls for a stronger policy response. It is increasingly clear that aging populations, rising incomes, and increased exposure to risk factors are contributing to patterns of illness, disability... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 64.99
This book provides an innovative examination and comparison of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship across twenty-one countries. The book contains a country-by-country profile of each of the issues describing rights and responsibilities, reports on the public opinion data, and describes countries against each other. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 26.95
American voters say they want to hear more about the issues and less about partisan politics. An unusually wide-open presidential race presents a unique opening for frank discussion and innovative solutions to pressing policy challenges. Opportunity 08 takes advantage of this political space to help presidential candidates, political observers, and... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 28.95
With the growth of the U.S national government under the Obama administration, the perennial debate over where to draw the line between public and private has come to the fore yet again. This time around, however, the stakes are higher than ever as unprecedented amounts of public money are poured into private corporations. In Drawing the Line, Andrew... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Large urban school systems have been the weakest link in American education, driving middle-class families into the suburbs while contributing mightily to the racial learning gap. Activist mayors in several major cities have responded by taking control of their public schools. When Mayors Take Charge is the most up-to-date assessment available on this... more...
- The Policy Press 2004; US$ 35.00
Important reforms are taking place in children's services in the UK, with a move towards greater integration. In England, Scotland and Sweden, early childhood education and care, childcare for older children, and schools are now the responsibility of education departments. This book is the first to examine, cross-nationally, this major shift in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
This book examines the different normative approaches politicians, bureaucrats and community actors use to frame the innovation puzzle, arguing that these create specific cultures of innovation. The authors explore the role of formal institutions and informal networks in promoting and impeding governmental innovation. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 48.00
Why do some regions grow faster than others, and in ways that do not always conform to economic theory? This is a central issue in todays economic climate, when policy makers are looking for ways to stimulate new and sustainable growth. OECD work suggests that there is no one-size-fits-all answer to regional growth policy. Rather, regions grow... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 156.00
ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents, in two volumes, contains a judicious compilation of relevant ASEAN environmental instruments. These documents deal with ASEAN's progressive development of environmental law, policy and governance. Volume I consists of two parts. Part I Setting the Stage for ASEAN Environmental... more...