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  • Governing Modern Societiesby Hubert Heinelt

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00

    Is the ?golden age? of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and participatory governance and how they relate to each other.... more...

  • Modernes Regieren in Chinaby Hubert Heinelt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 34.44

    Die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung in der Volksrepublik China ist beachtlich. Angesichts eines für die ausländischen Beobachter nicht erkennbaren grundlegenden Wandels hin in Richtung auf ein demokratisch strukturiertes politisches System westlichen Musters muss diese wirtschaftliche Entwicklung erstaunen, gehört es doch zu einer der Selbstgewissheiten... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in the 21st Centuryby Hubert Heinelt; Daniel Kübler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a cross-national analysis of contemporary issues and challenges for the governing of urban regions. The case studies on Germany, Spain, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Switzerland, Australia, the US and Canada, place particular emphasis on the tensions building on metropolitan governing capacity and democratic legitimacy.... more...

  • The European Mayorby Hubert Heinelt; Annick Magnier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 109.00

    With this book we aim at describing and analysing the selection, daily life, networks and values of local top political leaders in seventeen European countries. The empirical nourishment to the investigation into town halls across Europe is a survey conducted in 2003 with mayors and corresponding top local political leaders. The data covering responses... more...

  • The Second Tier of Local Government in Europeby Hubert Heinelt; Xavier Bertrana

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and German Landkreise, this book reveals both the specific... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in Deutschlandby Karsten Zimmermann; Hubert Heinelt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch schildert die Grundproblematik des Regierens in Ballungsräumen und gibt einen Überblick über die dominierenden Paradigmen und Leitideen der letzten 60 Jahre, die jeweils die konkrete Gestaltung von Organisationsformen anleiteten. Ob und wie Governance-Arrangements in Ballungsräumen in der Lage sind, die besonderen Herausforderungen einer politischen... more...

  • Urban Governance and Democracyby Michael Haus; Hubert Heinelt; Murray Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and community involvement - and how making these two elements more complementary can lead to more effective as well as legitimate... more...

  • Legitimacy and Urban Governanceby Hubert Heinelt; David Sweeting; Panagiotis Getimis

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    A fresh examination of the relationship between two key issues in the on-going debate on urban governance - leadership and community involvement. It explores the nature of the interaction between community involvement and political leadership in modern local governance by drawing on empirical data gathered from case-studies concerning cities... more...

  • Das deutsche Gemeinderatsmitgliedby Björn Egner; Max-Christopher Krapp; Hubert Heinelt

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Dieser Band greift die Frage nach der politischen Rolle von Gemeinderäten auf und behandelt die folgenden Fragen:- Wie formiert sich in der Kommunalpolitik Interessenartikulation und -vertretung? Welche Rolle spielen Parteien bei der Interessenartikulation und -vertretung und wie nehmen Ratsmitglieder den Gemeinderat wahr - eher als Verwaltungs-... more...

  • Metropolitan Governanceby Gidi Ben Ami; Björn Egner; Hubert Heinelt; Nicole Krüger; Marta Lackowska; Eran Razin; Karsten Zimmermann; Hubert Heinelt; Eran Razin; Karsten Zimmermann

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 31.06

    Hubert Heinelt ist Professor für Politikwissenschaft an der TU Darmstadt; Karsten Zimmermann ist dort wiss. Mitarbeiter. Eran Razin ist Professor für Geografie an der Hebrew University of Jerusalem.   Reihe Interdisziplinäre Stadtforschung - Band 9 more...