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  • Perspektiven der Inneren Führungby Ulrich vom Hagen; Björn Kilian

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 10.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit fünfzig Jahren prägen die Begriffe "Innere Führung" und das damit verbundene Leitbild vom "Staatsbürger in Uniform" die Bundeswehr. Eine Vision für ein neues Selbstverständnis von Soldat und Armee in der parlamentarischen Demokratie, das sich von der deutschen Wehrmacht unterscheiden sollte, wurde geschaffen. Dennoch war die... more...

  • A Restless Mindby Benjamin Frankel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Amos Perlmutter has devoted his academic career to the study of comparative politics, international relations and modern authoritarianism. He has written 14 books and more than 70 articles in academic journals. He has also been a prolific contributor to newspapers in the United States and abroad and offered commentary on TV and radio shows. These essays... more...

  • Dismantling Democratic Statesby Ezra N. Suleiman

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    Bureaucracy is a much-maligned feature of contemporary government. And yet the aftermath of September 11 has opened the door to a reassessment of the role of a skilled civil service in the survival and viability of democratic society. Here, Ezra Suleiman offers a timely and powerful corrective to the widespread view that bureaucracy is the source... more...

  • Autonomie und Steuerung verselbständigter Behördenby Tobias Bach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    Es gibt seit einigen Jahren eine internationale politik- und verwaltungswissenschaftliche Diskussion zu strukturell verselbständigten Behörden außerhalb der Ministerialverwaltung (?Agencies?). Ausgangspunkt ist die Beobachtung, dass bei der Ausgestaltung der Steuerungsbeziehungen zwischen Ministerien und Behörden erhebliche Unterschiede festzustellen... more...

  • Implementing the OECD Principles for Integrity in Public Procurementby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    With procurement accounting for 13% of GDP and a third of government expenditures on average in OECD countries, investing in appropriate processes to mitigate risks of waste and corruption leads to efficiency gains considering the financial stakes. In 2008 OECD countries committed to promoting transparency, integrity, good management as well as accountability... more...

  • New directions in Internet governance researchby Leo Van Audenhove; Julia Pohle; Milton Mueller; Colin Blackman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of info contains papers selected from the Seventh Annual Symposium of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet), which took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in November 2012. more...

  • Improving Public Sector Productivityby Ellen D. Rosen

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 56.00

    This volume shows how public agencies can be made more efficient and humane, providing practical guidance to enhance both service quality and client satisfaction at local, state and national levels. Examples focus on the issues of quality management, improving service delivery, job reorganization and worker empowerment. more...

  • Political Culture: Values and Identities in the Baltic Sea Regionby Mai-Brith Schartau; Sten Berglund; Bernd Henningsen

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 23.47

    Reconciling the diversity of political cultures, values and national identities with the European integration project is one of the most fundamental challenges contemporary Europe is facing. This challenge is readily apparent in the Baltic Sea region with its mosaic of peoples, cultures and identities. The impact of the ongoing process of European... more...

  • Selection of Public Servants into Politicsby Thomas Brändle

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 38.14

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  • Government at a Glance 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00

    Government at a Glance 2013  provides readers with a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education and health.... more...