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  • Governance Through Social Learningby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 14.99

    Governance connotes the way an organization, an economy, or a social system co-ordinates and steers itself. Some insist that governing is strictly a top-down process guided by authority and coercion, while others emphasize that it emerges bottom-up through the workings of the free market. This book rejects these simplistic views in favour of a more... more...

  • Keeping U.S. Intelligence Effectiveby William J. Lahneman

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 43.99

    Keeping U.S. Intelligence Effective: The Need for a Revolution in Intelligence Affairs explores whether the U.S. intelligence enterprise will be able to remain effective in today's security environment. Based on the demands currently being placed upon the intelligence community, the analysis concludes that the effectiveness of U.S. intelligence... more...

  • Foundations of Public Administrationby Peter Harris

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    This book has been written to explain some of the fundamental issues of public administration to a wide audience. more...

  • iOverheidby Scientific Council for Government Policy

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 54.90

    Het biometrisch paspoort, de Verwijsindex Risicojongeren, het Elektronisch Patiëntendossier, nationale en internationale gegevensuitwisseling tussen organisaties of het gebruik van digitale profielen van burgers: deze en vele andere toepassingen staan beleidsmakers en uitvoerders ter beschikking dankzij de inzet van ict. Maar wat betekent de inzet... more...

  • 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

    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

    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...

  • Personalpolitik in schrumpfenden Kommunenby Walter Bartl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99

    Demografisch schrumpfende Kommunen gelten als soziales Problem. Dabei wird der negative Trend der Bevölkerungsentwicklung in vielen Problemdiagnosen auf andere soziale Felder übertragen, so dass deren Niedergang unvermeidlich erscheint. Demnach lassen abnehmende Bevölkerungszahlen in Kommunen beispielsweise einen Abbau der sozialen Infrastruktur erwarten.... more...