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  • Fling Open the Doorsby Paul Nixon

    Abingdon Press 2002; US$ 14.00

    The temptation to focus only on their own internal problems and issues is powerful for congregations. Without realizing it, even churches that have a long tradition of outreach and social involvement become centered on issues of institutional survival and preservation. Worst of all are congregations that adopt a 'fortress mentality', addressing... more...

  • Healing Spiritual Amnesiaby Paul Nixon

    Abingdon Press 2004; US$ 10.00

    There are no end to clichés and easy assumptions about congregational health and vitality. It's much easier to start a new church than turn around an old one; nondenominational churches are growing, while denominational churches are dying; small-membership churches are concerned only with survival; suburban churches care only about endless programming... more...

  • Empowering Practice?by Carol Lupton; Paul Nixon

    Policy Press 1999; US$ 36.95

    This innovative and topical book examines the nature and meaning of 'empowerment' in the child welfare context using the family group conference (FGC) approach to decision making in child welfare and protection as an illustration. The authors evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the FGC approach so that current practice can be improved... more...

  • Keeping Quietby Jon Colman; Paul Nixon

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    From Gower to Flintoff, Waugh to Vaughan, Cronje to Pietersen, Paul Nixon has shared a dressing room with some of the most evocative names in international and domestic cricket - and often enraged them on the field of play. The wicketkeeper, known as his sport's most prolific 'sledger', has amassed more than 20 years of stories from his career at the... more...

  • The Surprise Factorby Paul Nixon; Kim Shockley

    Abingdon Press 2013; US$ 14.99

    Eight key behaviors for successful leadership more...

  • Lobbying the European Unionby Dr Paul A. Shotton; Mr Paul G Nixon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Unique in bringing together contributions from academics and practitioners on the theme of strategic, intelligent modern lobbying this book provides a thorough and accessible discussion on key ideas pertinent to the pursuance of public affairs in the European Union. Combining innovative academic research with first-hand professional experience it... more...

  • E-government in Europeby Paul G. Nixon; Vassiliki N. Koutrakou

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the development of e-government and its applications across Europe, exploring the effects of information and communication technology (ICTs) upon political action and processes. Explores a range of concepts and topics underpinning e-government in Europe: the degree to which e-government translates into genuine reform of government... more...

  • Politics and the Internet in Comparative Contextby Paul Nixon; Rajash Rawal; Dan Mercea

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    For many years now we have witnessed the developing use of the internet and associated technologies by political actors and organisations. Claims and counter claims have been made as its suitability as a tool to help in the struggle to re-invigorate political participation in democracies across the globe has been contested. This book charts the... more...

  • Digital Media Usage Across the Life Courseby Paul G. Nixon; Rajash Rawal; Andreas Funk

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman declared the modern age in which we live as the ?age of distraction? in 2006. The basis of his argument was that technology has changed the ways in which our minds function and our capacity to dedicate ourselves to any particular task. Others assert that our attention spans and ability to learn have been... more...

  • Understanding E-Government in Europeby Paul G. Nixon; Vassiliki N. Koutrakou; Rajash Rawal

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This volume critically explores the contentions in the emerging debate surrounding new media technologies and the extent to which they are challenging traditional political and government models.   Examining a range of citizen/government interactions which together form e-government in different contexts, this book assesses the potential of new... more...