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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 91.95
This volume provides an authoritative study of German social policy, set in a multidisciplinary and international context. The text presents the German tradition's contribution to the rise of social policy in the Western world in the 19th and 20th centuries. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 137.40
Written by, respectively, a distinguished political analyst and a historian, this detailed analysis of social policy in the German Democratic Republic (GDR, 1949-1990), is followed by a study of the transformation of social policy during German reunification. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Anyone observing the recent scandals in the United Kingdom could not fail to understand the political importance of the rewards of high public office. The British experience has been extreme but by no means unique, and many countries have experienced political over the pay and perquisites of public officials. This book addresses an important element... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 42.00
This report presents the results of the assessment of the organisation of the central government of Australia. The study looks at reforms that are aimed at improving the quality of services (more value) and efficiency (less money) in central government. Starting with facts and quantitative benchmarks on the Australian central government, the study... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 148.00
"The orientation of this text, the variety of applications examined, and the grouping of chapters around concepts such as the role of citizens, quality measurement, and performance budgeting makes this an ideal book for the classroom as well as for reference." ? PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REVIEW The International Handbook of Practice-Based Performance... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 58.00
The Public Manager Case Book is a collection of eight public administration cases that allows students to practice the decision-making skills they will need in their jobs as public managers. Each case focuses on the local administrative issues managers most often face in their day-to-day responsibilities, and each encourages students to collaborate... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 69.00
The contributors to this volume contend that the North American political system is undergoing a serious governmental crisis - political leaders know only how to campaign, not how to gain consensus on goals or direct a course that is to the good of the nation. Public administration is therefore forced to compensate for the growing inadequacy of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Executive Politics in Times of Crisis brings together leading international scholars to consider key trends and challenges that have defined executive politics over the past decade. It showcases key debates in executive politics and contributes to an understanding of the 'executive factor' in political life. more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 36.00
Public administration in a globalizing world provides a synoptic view of the developments in the discipline of public administration in the age of globalization. The strength of the books lies in its ability to dwell on issues critical to understanding governance, while taking into account the significant transformations that have taken place in civil... more...