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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The fifth edition of this well-regarded text covers the period up through the 2012 elections. It has been revised to make it sleeker, more concise, and up-to-date with a clear organisational structure. This edition accomplishes these three important goals: First, it introduces readers to the American approach to public policy making as it has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book shows students entering the public service as well as professionals in the field how to become ethically competent to provide the leadership needed to advance the public interest. The book doesn't just talk about ethics. The contributors describe how ethical competence should guide organizational conduct. All chapters are original, and written... more...
Compliance unter dem Aspekt des Whistleblowings: Organisation, Förderung und Herausforderung einer hinweisgeberfreundlichen KulturDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.65
Compliance hat sich mittlerweile als Instrument guter Unternehmensführung etabliert, wird allerdings in seiner weitgreifenden Wirkung noch nicht umfassend genutzt.Ziel dieser Studie ist es, die Relevanz des Whistleblowings aus dem Themenkomplex Compliance herauszustellen und Vorurteile seitens des Unternehmens sowie potenzieller Whistleblower auszuräumen.Um... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 21.95
The modern landscape of American entertainment is filled with commentary on the state of the union. Viewers turn to The Daily Show instead of Fox or CNN, satirical films such as Wag the Dog , cartoons like The Simpsons , or controversial action dramas similar to 24 in order to learn more about current events in the United States. Popular... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
The American Dream that crystallized around James Truslow Adams The Epic of America originally formulated in the early 1930s and was conditioned by a decade of complexity and contradiction, of big government projects, intensely fierce nationalism, the definition of the American way, and a distinctive collection of American iconic narratives has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state?s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished approaches public policy in the nation?s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the scope for asking how various policy domains have... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 25.99
The US political system is designed to ensure that freedom and opportunity will always be protected, by making it almost impossible for power to become concentrated in the hands of a few people seeking to run society for their own benefit. Have these aims been achieved?The answer is that Americans have sharply contrasting views on how well their political... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 149.99
This Dictionary offers a fresh, up-to-date look at US government and politics, explaining and where necessary demystifying the key terms used in discussion of the political system.Major figures, events, ideas, movements and Supreme Court cases relevant to a study of the American political system are included with the aim of allowing readers to develop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Seymour Martin Lipset pronounced over a decade ago, "Those who know only one country know no country." It is well established that students learn the intricacies of American politics better when they are presented in a comparative context. In today?s globalized society and workforce, it is all the more important for students to understand that the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95
History matters. America?s past is present in all aspects of the contemporary political system. Cal Jillson uses political development and the dynamics of change as a tool to help students understand how politics works now?and how institutions, participation, and policies have evolved over time to produce this political environment. Going one step... more...