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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
New public management is a topical phrase to describe how management techniques from the private sector are now being applied to public services. This book provides a completely up-to-date overview of the main theoretical models of public sector management, and examines the key changes that have occurred as more and more public services are contracted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95
A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Starting from the principal-agent perspective, this book offers a new analysis of government. It interprets political institutions as devices designed to solve the omnipresent principal-agent game in politics. In other words how to select, instruct, monitor and evaluate political agents or elites so that they deliver in accordance with the needs and... more...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 239.00
attempt has been made to capture the new trends in the regulations, to the extent they are known. There have over the last 10-15 years been published a few textbooks on risk assessment, most of them are devoted to relatively generic topics. Some are also focused on the risk management aspects, in general and with offshore applicability. None are known... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
While some people debate whether globalization really exists, it proceeds apace, affecting all societies. It presents us with unknown challenges and, as governments start to discuss what to do about these challenges, it is becoming obvious that globalization is not manageable. With globalization the juggernaut of the 21st century, all countries of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 56.00
The Third Edition of this successful textbook introduces students to the major concepts, models, and approaches surrounding the public sector. Now fully updated to include coverage of the New Public Management (NPM), The Public Sector is the most comprehensive textbook on theories of public policy and public administration. The Public Sector... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 52.00
Deregulation, privatization and marketization have become the bywords for the reforms and debates surrounding the public sector. This major book is unique in its comparative analysis of the reform experience in Western and Eastern Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. more...
- O'Reilly Media 2012; US$ 42.99
If you want a basic understanding of computer vision?s underlying theory and algorithms, this hands-on introduction is the ideal place to start. You?ll learn techniques for object recognition, 3D reconstruction, stereo imaging, augmented reality, and other computer vision applications as you follow clear examples written in Python. Programming... more...
Die Vereinbarkeit der europäischen Vorschriften zur Kennzeichnung gentechnisch veränderter Lebensmittel mit dem Welthandelsrecht.Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 83.98
Hauptbeschreibung Die obligatorische Kennzeichnung gentechnisch veränderter Lebensmittel stellt einen Hauptstreitpunkt im Handelskonflikt zwischen den USA und der EG dar, der auch vor der WTO ausgetragen wird. Dabei geht es vor allem um den Spielraum für nationalen Verbraucher- und Umweltschutz gegenüber Freihandelsinteressen. Jan-Erik Burchardi... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 59.16
Hauptbeschreibung Die Sozialversicherung bildet das Rückgrat des deutschen Sozialstaates. Ungeachtet dessen wird sie im Grundgesetz nur an wenigen Stellen ausdrücklich erwähnt. Als "Leitvorschrift" gilt die konkurrierende Gesetzgebungszuständigkeit aus Art. 74 Abs. 1 Nr. 12 GG. Vor dem Hintergrund der fortwährenden sozialpolitischen Reformdiskussion... more...