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  • Best Paper Symposiaby Harry Barton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    Despite differences in approach and focus between the two countries, the economic outlook for both the United Kingdom and to a lesser extent, Sweden will remain ‘challenging’ for the foreseeable future. Within this context the delivery of public services and the associated cost to the public purse maintain the highest priorities for both... more...

  • Electronic Citizen Participation: State of the Artby Alexander Prosser

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The idea of engaging citizens by means of electronic media has been around for at least a decade. In the early years of the new century, authors outlined the potential of the new media and the potentially positive effects on reviving democracy through the use of electronic media. A large number of pilot projects were initiated, ranging from mere information,... more...

  • Key Concepts in Governanceby Mark Bevir

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.00

    Clear, student-friendly introduction to the technical concepts and policies of contemporay governance. more...

  • Party Politics in New Democraciesby Paul Webb; Stephen White

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    This book is the sequel to Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Oxford 2002). It offers a systematic and rigorous analysis of parties in some of the world's major new democracies, focusing on Latin America and postcommunist Eastern Europe. more...

  • Public Service Improvementby Rachel E. Ashworth; George A. Boyne; Tom Entwistle

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    The performance of public services is a matter of concern in many countries. Issues of public service efficiency, cost, and effectiveness have moved to the forefront of political debate. This book applies the latest thinking from Management and Organization Studies to public organizations to examine how the public sector can perform better. more...

  • Investitionsrechnung in der öffentlichen Verwaltungby Steven Ott

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 54.99

    Wirtschaftlichkeitsuntersuchungen sind von elementarer Bedeutung für den öffentlichen Sektor, denn jedes Verwaltungshandeln wirkt sich mittel- oder unmittelbar auf die öffentlichen Einnahmen und Ausgaben aus. Dieses Buch macht deutlich, wie der Grundsatz der Wirtschaftlichkeit und Sparsamkeit das gegenwärtige Verwaltungshandeln bestimmt. Praktisch... more...

  • Allgemeines Verwaltungsrechtby Martin Burgi; Dirk Ehlers; et al.; Hans-Uwe Erichsen; Dirk Ehlers

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 560.00

    Four years after the last edition, a revision of this well-established textbook is set for release. The 14th edition covers the current trends in legislation, case-law and academic discussion in the fields of general administrative law and administrative procedural law. Particular attention is devoted to the continuing development of European... more...

  • Innovations in Public Governanceby A-V. Anttiroiko; S.J. Bailey; P. Valkama

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 170.00

    Innovations in Public Governance provides a contextual view of innovations in public governance. Public governance is about coordination and the use of various forms of institutional arrangements in policy-making processes to pursue the common good. In practice the improvements and radical changes in governance structures and processes are met through... more...

  • Public Sector Transformationby Frieder Naschold; Casten von Otter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    State administration in modern industrialized countries is facing major challenges to its basic institutional premises. The changing conditions of the global economy mean that the public sector needs to develop far-reaching strategies for innovation. A fundamental reform of the public sector is thus one of the most urgent issues on the international... more...

  • Early Political Writings 1925–30by Michael Oakeshott; Luke O'Sullivan

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 35.49

    Michael Oakeshott (1901–90) made his reputation as a political philosopher, but for a long time it seemed as if he had little interest in politics before 1945. His major pre-war work, Experience and its Modes (1933) was an examination of the nature of philosophy and its relation to other forms of thought that made almost no mention of politics.... more...