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  • Politikkompetenz ? ein Modellby Joachim Detjen; Peter Massing; Dagmar Richter; Georg Weißeno

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 9.12

    In den letzten Jahren hat in der Bildungsforschung und in der Politikdidak­tik ein Paradigmenwechsel stattgefunden. Stärker als früher sollen Erzie­hung und Bildung wissensorientiert sein und dabei auf literacy fokussieren. Civic literacy als Fähigkeit zum Umgang mit politischen Symbolsystemen in Alltagskontexten ist nunmehr ein explizit erklärtes... more...

  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy B. Adams; Danny L. Balfour

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 66.00

    Although social scientists generally do not discuss "evil" in an academic setting, there is no denying that it has existed in public administration throughout human history. Hundreds of millions of human beings have died as a direct or indirect consequence of state-sponsored violence. The authors argue that administrative evil, or destructiveness,... more...

  • Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreformby Bernhard Blanke; Stephan von Bandemer; Frank Nullmeier; Göttrik Wewer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2005; US$ 15.51

    Das Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform ist zugleich Einführung und Nachschlagewerk. Es liefert einen breiten Überblick zu Konzepten, Entstehungszusammenhängen, praktischen Anwendungsfeldern und Entwicklungsperspektiven zum Thema Verwaltungsreform. Die dritte Auflage wurde überarbeitet und erweitert. more...

  • The Essential Antifederalistby William B. Allen; Gordon Lloyd

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 39.99

    This edited collection of readings from Antifederalist thought was first published in 1985. Here presented with a completely revised and updated interpretive essay from the editors and expanded to cover the period of the founding from 1776-91, this book is the most complete one-volume collection of its kind. more...

  • The Political Theory of a Compound Republicby Vincent Ostrom; Barbara Allen

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 45.99

    The Political Theory of a Compound Republic presents the essential logic of James Madison and Alexander Hamilton's design of limited, distributed, constitutional authority proposed inThe Federalist. Two revised and expanded ensuing chapters show how the idea of constitutional choice has been employed since the adoption of the 1789 Constitution of the... more...

  • A Restless Mindby Benjamin Frankel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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$ 37.50 US$ 34.13

    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$ 18.25

    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...

  • 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...