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- Triumph Books 2008; US$ 14.99
A comprehensive wrap-up of the historic 2008 Presidential election, this book is packed with gorgeous color photographs and buoyed by the insightful journalism of two of the world's news giants This must-have book examines every aspect of the riveting campaign and readers will also travel through 50 States in 50 Days? on the historic joint ABC News/USA... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95
This book describes what the authors identify as an emerging political crisis in U.S. politics: the possible winning of the presidency by a candidate with far fewer votes than his or her opponent. David W. Abbott and James P. Levine stress both the irrationality and peculiar nature of the current electoral system, emphasizing recent and current political... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 39.99
DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Executive Branch as an Institution of American Constitutional Democracy, Jaroslav Pelikan INTRODUCTION: Presidents and Bureaucrats: The Executive Branch and American Democracy Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson SECTION I: THE HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXT 1. The Evolution of the Presidency:... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 25.99
To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99
Die tradierten Trennlinien zwischen Innerer und Äußerer, Nationaler und Öffentlicher Sicherheit lösen sich sukzessive aufgrund eines diffuseren und komplexeren Bedrohungs- und Handlungsumfeldes auf. Die konkrete Veränderungsdynamik für die Aufbau- und Ablaufstruktur einer staatlichen Sicherheitsbehördenarchitektur wird exemplarisch im Zuge einer transaktionskostenökonomischen... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 31.95
Citizen Lobbyists explores how U.S. citizens participate in local government. Although many commentators have lamented the apathy of the American citizenry, Brian Adams focuses on what makes ordinary Americans become involved in and attempt to influence public policy issues that concern them. It connects theory and empirical data in a new and revealing... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Collaborating to Manage captures the basic ideas and approaches to public management in an era wheregovernment must partner with external organizations as well as other agencies towork together to solve difficult public problems. In this primer, Robert Agranoffexamines current and emergent approaches and techniques in intergovernmental grantsand regulation... more...
- Trine Day 2009; US$ 27.99
Following nearly a decade of research, this account solves the mysterious death of biochemist Frank Olson, revealing the identities of his murderers in shocking detail. It offers a unique and unprecedented look into the backgrounds of many former CIA, FBI, and Federal Narcotics Bureau officialsincluding several who actually oversaw the CIA?s mind-control... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
Campaigns to win the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are longer, more complex, and more confusing to the observer than the general election itself. The maze of delegate-selection procedures includes state primaries and caucuses as well as the traditional "smoke-filled room." Complicated federal election laws govern campaign financing.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This book tackles the challenges that women face in the workplace generally and in the public sector particularly. While Women and Public Service spends time identifying and describing the problems that women faced in the past, it pays special attention to identifying possible remedies to these problems, and also surveys progress made in recent decades.... more...