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- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.95
The trend toward greater decentralization of governance activities, now accepted as commonplace in the West, has become a worldwide movement. Today?s world demands flexibility, adaptability, and the autonomy to bring those qualities to bear. In this thought-provoking book, the first in a new series on Innovations in Governance, experts in government... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 10.99
And Kinky Said Unto the People: Why the Hell Not? So the good people of Texas weren't able to get the Kinkster into the Governor's Mansion in 2006. It was a solid race, and he fought the good fight. Getting on the ballot as an independent -- a feat that had not been achieved in over a century -- was a victory in itself. And with ideas like... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 48.00
The Madisonian approach to institutional design, as set forth in The Federalist Papers, is examined from the point of view of leading theorists of the "public choice" school who see themselves as the political heirs of that earlier legacy.Bernard Grofman taught a course on representation in which the readings included both the Federalist... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 145.00
Considerable attention has been given to the topic of governance and its relevance to private and public sector organisations. However, little attention has been given to the impact of adopting different governance models on societies and nations which are unaccustomed to alternative ways of working. With both an enterprise level and a societal level... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 68.00
This book is a critical guide to conducting investigations under time- and resource-pressured conditions, equipping readers with the key skills and approaches for research designed to influence or inform development policies. Unlike a simple 'how to' guide, Research Skills for Policy and Development also provides a critique of various methods and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00
This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries (Australia, Canada, Denmark, Korea, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States) which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. It examines whether performance information is actually used in budgetary decision making. If so,... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95
As good governance becomes more and more important with societies all over adjusting. to the reality of the emerging world, the good governance discourse paradoxically. seems to be exhausting itself. This is the time to revive it. The Intelligent Persons Guide to Good Governance is unique in. that it takes the discourse on governance beyond its... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 27.95
Is de leer van de 'scheiding der machten' als staatssysteem gedateerd? Een absolute scheiding van de wetgevende, uitvoerende en rechterlijke macht heeft in Nederland nooit bestaan. Wel is gestreefd naar evenwicht tussen deze machten. In dit boek wordt inzichtelijk gemaakt dat evenwicht tussen publieke machten een systeem is dat zijn waarde... more...