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Political rights. Political participation

  • Building Blocsby Cedric de Leon; Manali Desai; Cihan Tugal

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Do political parties merely represent divisions in society? Until now, scholars and other observers have generally agreed that they do. But Building Blocs argues the reverse: that some political parties in fact shape divisions as they struggle to remake the social order. Drawing on the contributors' expertise in Indonesia, India, the United States,... more...

  • The Snowden Readerby David P. Fidler; Sumit Ganguly

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    When Edward Snowden began leaking NSA documents in June 2013, his actions sparked impassioned debates about electronic surveillance, national security, and privacy in the digital age. The Snowden Reader looks at Snowden?s disclosures and their aftermath. Critical analyses by experts discuss the historical, political, legal, and ethical issues raised... more...

  • Party Members and Activistsby Emilie van Haute; Anika Gauja

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Membership of political parties is diverse. Not everyone participates and those who do, do not participate in the same way. This book engages with the debate over the significance and future of political parties as membership organisations and presents the first broad comparative analysis of party membership and activism. It is based on membership... more...

  • Men Who Made Labourby Alan Haworth; Dianne Hayter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.00

    Celebrating the centenary of the Parliamentary Labour Party, this fascinating book commemorates the twenty-nine founding Labour MPs elected in 1906, including Labour?s first Prime Minister, first Chancellor of the Exchequer, first Minister of Labour, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. With a foreword by Tony Blair, Men Who Made Labour focuses on... more...

  • Managing Complexity in the Public Servicesby Philip Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    The application of complexity theory to management and the social sciences has been a key development in theory and practice over the last decade. This approach questions the possibility of finding universal methods of practice, and proposes a pragmatic and humanistic management style that evolves out of a reflective method. The focus is on practitioners... more...

  • The New Public Serviceby Janet V. Denhardt; Robert B. Denhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public interest; (3) value citizenship and public service... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Government Managementby Vince Meconi

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    A Practical Guide to Government Management provides a comprehensive yet one-volume work on high-level government management and can be described as a management book, reference book, and textbook all in one. It is geared towards any upper level government manager, public administration student, or anyone interested in public sector management.... more...

  • Democracy and Public Administrationby Richard C Box

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    The true measure of the successful practice of public service is its ability to remain faithful to the tenets of democratic society. This introductory text links the practice of public administration to the core concepts of American democracy. It covers the nuts and bolts of public administration in the context of "delivering democracy" in public service... more...

  • E-Government: Information, Technology, and Transformationby Hans J Schnoll

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government> refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to participate and provide their opinion on government websites.... more...

  • Diversity and Public Administrationby Mitchell F. Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Featuring all original chapters, this book presents a balanced, comprehensive overview of the policies and practices for achieving racial and ethnic diversity in public organizations, with a strong orientation toward improving diversity management in the public sector. The book can be used both as a main text and a supplementary text in classes that... more...