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Political rights. Political participation

  • Public Procurement for Innovationby C. Edquist; J. M. Zabala-Iturriagagoitia; N. S. Vonortas; J. Edler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation. Public Procurement for Innovation is a specific demand-side innovation policy instrument. It occurs when a public organization places an order for a new or improved product to fulfill certain needs that cannot be met at the moment of the order. The book provides evidence of the potential benefits... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Polisby Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Evangelia Petridou; Lee Miles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    In this volume, as is reflected in the book title, the editors make the conscious choice to use ‘political’ as the umbrella modifier for all entrepreneurship which takes place in the polis. The editors and contributors fill a lacuna in the political science literature by conceptually enhancing the term ‘political entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Handbook of Public Administrationby James L. Perry; Robert K. Christensen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    The fundamentals of public administration, from the world'sleading practitioners Handbook of Public Administration is the classic,comprehensive guide to the field, featuring original writings fromthe world's foremost public administration thought leaders andpractitioners. Intended to help both public administration studentsand practitioners navigate... more...

  • Less Web Development Cookbookby Bass Jobsen; Amin Meyghani

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    Aimed at those who want to overcome the limitations of CSS, through this book you will begin to harness the efficiency of Less by building advanced, responsive, and modern websites. Experienced web developers, students, and even web designers will find this guide very useful as they enhance their CSS skills. more...

  • Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governanceby Jos Raadschelders; Eran Vigoda-Gadot

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of the mechanismsbehind public administration Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and functionof governments around the world. Written by two of the field'sleading public administration scholars, this book provides aninterdisciplinary... more...

  • The Language of Public Administrationby David John Farmer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Coping with the practical problems of bureaucracy is hampered by the limited self-conception and the constricted mindsets of mainstream public administration thinking. Modernist public administration theory, although valuable and capable of producing ever more remarkable results, is limiting as an explanatory and catalytic force in resolving fundamental... more...

  • Public Sector Ethicsby Steven G. Koven

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    This book is a guide to public sector ethics covering the major obstacles and stigmas within the field. For example, the ethics and rules of behavior will differ greatly in an elementary classroom versus a public library or a sanitation route or a battlefield. The book offers macro and local level ripped-from-the-headline style examples spanning areas... more...

  • Public Administration Training in Africaby Peter Fuseini Haruna; Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Drawing on a stellar collection of contributors, this book highlights the importance of public administration training and development for equipping individuals with the competencies needed for leading and managing public agencies, enacting policies, and delivering public services. Responding to the recent increased demand for stronger and smarter... more...

  • Lords of Secrecyby Scott Horton

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    Horton argues that the rise of the National Security State is stabbing at the heart of American democracy. more...

  • Ethics Management for Public Administratorsby Donald C Menzel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As with the first edition, this practical book is dedicated to building organizations of integrity. It has been written for students contemplating careers in public service, elected and appointed officials, administrators, and career public servants in America and abroad. more...