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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutionsby Jennifer Gandhi; Rubén Ruiz-Rufino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (HCPI) is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to our accumulated knowledge and the cutting edge of scholarship about political institutions in the comparative context. It differs from existing handbooks in that it focuses squarely on institutions but also discusses how they... more...

  • Die doppelte Transformationby Christian Martin

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.95

    Demokratisierung und Weltmarktöffnung - diese beiden Begriffe beschreiben in Kurzform die weitreichenden Veränderungen, die zahlreiche Entwicklungsländer während der letzten 25 Jahre vollzogen haben. Dieses Buch bezieht die beiden Transformationen aufeinander und zeigt, dass Demokratien eher als autokratische Staaten in der Lage sind, auf exogene... more...

  • Democratic Legislative Institutions: A Comparative Viewby David M. Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This text summarizes the research on, and experiences of, democratic legislatures around the world. It focuses on what legislatures are and what they do - as both consequence of and contributor to democratic self-government. more...

  • Vom lokalen Korporatismus zum europaweiten Wohlfahrtsmarktby Tim Eyßell

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...