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  • Power-Sharing in Conflict-Ridden Societiesby Mr Kåre Vollan; Mr Øyvind Stiansen; Professor Nils A. Butenschøn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    Based on a unique comparative study of Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Fiji this book analyses the formal and informal arrangements defining the post-conflict political order in these countries and evaluates whether these systems strengthened or weakened the chances of establishing sustainable... more...

  • The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global Southby Haroon A. Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of bureaucratic capacity for achieving good governance... more...

  • The Once and Future Kingby F. H. Buckley

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 17.99

    This remarkable book shatters just about every myth surrounding American government, the Constitution, and the Founding Fathers, and offers the clearest warning about the alarming rise of one-man rule in the age of Obama. Most Americans believe that this country uniquely protects liberty, that it does so because of its Constitution, and that for... more...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2014by dfi - Deutsch-Französisches Institut

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Das Frankreichjahrbuch 2014 vereint praktische Erfahrungen, empirische Forschung und Überlegungen zu einer Konzeptgeschichte der ?Zivilgesellschaft?. Die Beiträge bieten in vergleichender Perspektive Untersuchungen zur Interessenvertretung im Wirtschaftssektor, zu sozialem Kapital und sozialem Vertrauen, sowie zur veränderten Rolle zivilgesellschaftlicher... more...

  • Konkurrenzen im öffentlichen Dienstby Helmut Schnellenbach

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 46.88

    Stellen im öffentlichen Dienst sind aufgrund der Haushaltslage der öffentlichen Hand nicht mehr in der Anzahl verfügbar wie in früheren Zeiten. Neu oder wieder zu besetzende Stellen sind daher bei den Bewerbern häufig umkämpft ? das letzte Mittel für unterlegene Bewerber, die begehrte Stelle doch noch zu bekommen, ist es daher, Rechtsschutz in Anspruch... more...

  • Governments around the World: From Democracies to Theocraciesby Fred Shelley

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Political systems around the world can be a confusing subject. Why does England have both a monarchy and a prime minister? How does a federal republic differ from a federation and a republic? How is China a communist state without a dictator? And how is the United Nations managed? Governments around the World: From Democracies to Theocracies examines... more...

  • Developing Country Perspectives on Public Service Deliveryby Anjula Gurtoo; Colin Williams

    Springer India 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book examines the status of public service in developing countries, in the sectors of health, infrastructure, labour and marginalized populations, rural economy and public administration. The last decade has witnessed significant government focus on service delivery in developing nations like South Africa, Philippines, India and Malaysia. At the... more...

  • Govern Like Usby M. A. Thomas

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    In the poorest countries, such as Afghanistan, Haiti, and Mali, the United States has struggled to work with governments whose corruption and lack of capacity are increasingly seen to be the cause of instability and poverty. The development and security communities call for “good governance? to improve the rule of law, democratic accountability, and... more...

  • Politics: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Peter Joyce

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 24.00

    Written by Dr Peter Joyce, who is Principal Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, Politics: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value... more...

  • Die Regeln der Geschäftsordnungby Hermann Meier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Gremien, Konferenzen und Versammlungen werden Entscheidungen erarbeitet, Beschlüsse gefasst und Repräsentanten gewählt. Anhand der Standard-Tagesordnung eines Vereins wird gezeigt, nach welchen Regeln das korrekt abläuft und worauf man zu achten hat ? als Teilnehmer oder als Leiter. more...