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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest groups that can constrain behaviour, as well as provide... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.49
Der Band widmet sich dem Schweizer Parlament. Der erste analytische Beitrag untersucht die Entwicklung des Milizparlaments hin zu einem Berufsparlament. Bisher galten nur Exekutivamtsträger als Berufspolitiker, doch mittlerweile üben immer mehr Parlamentarier ihr Amt vollzeitlich aus. Der institutionelle Rahmen hielt mit dieser Entwicklung nicht Schritt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
It is widely believed that the state in developing countries is weak. The public sector, in particular, is often regarded as corrupt and dysfunctional. This book provides an urgently needed corrective to such overgeneralized notions of bad governance in the developing world. It examines the variation in state capacity by looking at a particularly... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
?Despite the large amounts of human and financial resources invested to foster democratic governance in developing countries, statistics show that the majority of these countries have not yet achieved significant improvements in living standards. While some regions make strides towards improving the living conditions of their citizens, Sub-Saharan... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation, or a community proposal? Every day, attendees of conferences, community forums, PTA meetings, and board meetings are made to feel uncomfortable... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
Recently in the Dominican Republic, a pro-municipal social alliance pressed for decentralization and politicians yielded, seeking power in three-party competition. This study examines how electoral, financial, and administrative power has been dispersed and suggests innovative strategies to maintain decentralizing momentum. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.00
The purpose of the book is to investigate parliaments? capacity to oversee government activities, policies and budget legislation. By analysing the survey data that the World Bank Institute in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union collected from 120 parliaments, Staphenhurst and Pelizzo show what tools are available to parliaments worldwide,... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 43.97
Reihe Neue Studien zur Politischen Ökonomie - Band 13 more...