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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
The urgent need to enhance sustainable development in developing countries has never been greater: poverty levels are growing, land conversions are uncontrolled, and there is rapid loss of biodiversity through land use change. This important and timely book highlights the need for integrated assessment tools for developing countries, considering the... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 13.38
Das ursprünglich für die vergleichende Demokratieforschung entwickelte Vetospieler-Theorem von George Tsebelis hat auch in die Policy-Forschung Eingang gefunden. Die in diesem Band versammelten Beiträge wenden die Überlegungen Tsebelis? in Analysen politischer Entscheidungsprozesse in verschiedenen Politikfeldern an und diskutieren theoretische Aspekte... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 11.59
Die Legitimation des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks und sein Beitrag zur Generierung eines ?Public Value? werden immer öfter in Frage gestellt. Anhand einer strukturellen Analyse medienökonomischer und verfassungsrechtlicher Rahmenbedingungen geht Corinna Wenzel der Frage nach, ob im österreichischen Fall staatliche Regulierungskonzepte des öffentlich-rechtlichen... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 43.99
This book explores the little studied relationship between nationalism and social policy. Focussing on Canada, the United Kingdom, and Belgium, it sheds new light on the relationships between identity formation, territorial politics, and social policy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 37.00
A multidisciplinary analysis of the role of values and virtue in public administration, this book calls for a rediscovery of virtue. It explores ways of enabling the public sector to balance the values that are presently dominant with classic values such as accountability, representation, equality, neutrality, transparency and the public interest.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book gathers the most influential authors on role research and legislative studies to examine the different roles that MPs are playing in modern-day legislatures. It provides a comprehensive and critical overview of current research on legislative roles, summarises previous research, presents a large variety of methodological approaches and also... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 63.68
Modern direct democracy has become an essential element of political life in many countries in Europe and worldwide. The initiative and referendum process offers extra channels for citizen participation and thus represents an important supplementary institution in modern democracies. This third volume of the series Direct Democracy in Modern Europe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and proposes a new framework for analysis. This is achieved... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
An analysis of the transnationalization of politics in several societies concerned by programs of democracy promotion, the contributors to this book seek to understand how these new global norms and programs create forms of appropriation and resistance at the local level. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals, expert contributors examine the true personalities,... more...