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  • Logics of Legitimacyby Margaret Stout

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 87.95

    The discipline of public administration draws predominantly from political and organizational theory, but also from other social and behavioral sciences, philosophy, and even theology. This diversity results in conflicting prescriptions for the "proper" administrative role. So, how are those new to public administration to know which ideas are "legitimate"?... more...

  • National Security Issues in Science, Law, and Technologyby Thomas A. Johnson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 183.95

    The tragedy of 9/11 placed homeland security and the prevention of further attacks into the central focus of our national consciousness. With so many avenues of terror open to our enemies in terms of mode, medium, and location, effective management and mitigation of threat must be grounded in objective risk assessment. The structure of national security... more...

  • Health Inequities Related to Intimate Partner Violence Against Womenby Mandi M. Larsen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book examines the extent to which social position impacts exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) and whether women with IPV exposure are more vulnerable to social inequities in health. At the intersection of sociological theories on health, gender, and policy, this book explores these issues against the social policy contexts of the United... more...

  • Innere Sicherheit nach 9/11by Susanne Fischer; Carlo Masala

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Die Beiträge des Sammelbandes befassen sich mit (zivilen) Sicherheitsmaßnahmen, die seit dem 11. September von politischen Akteuren ergriffen wurden. Die Aufmerksamkeit gilt insbesondere den innenpolitischen Reaktionen in Deutschland. Ausgewählte Beiträge nehmen zudem eine vergleichende Perspektive ein und untersuchen die Reaktionen auf die (wahrgenommene)... more...

  • Wohnenby Eberhard von Einem

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dass derzeit zu wenig Wohnungen gebaut werden, dass das Angebot ? trotz anziehender Baugenehmigungen ? nicht die Nachfrage deckt, dass die Mieten in manchen Städten ? nach 10 ruhigen Jahren ? anziehen und dass Haushalte mit geringem Einkommen ? vor allem beim Wohnungswechsel ? die Leidtragenden sind, darüber sind sich Politiker, Mietervereine und... more...

  • Essays in Public Sector Entrepreneurshipby David B. Audretsch; Albert N. Link

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book explores public sector entrepreneurship from an international perspective. It features essays from eminent scholars in the field addressing entrepreneurial public policies from different countries. Public sector entrepreneurship is at the cusp of becoming a watchword in international policy circles. This book is a pioneer volume in this... more...

  • From Corruption to Modernityby Sebastian Vaduva

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29

    This volume examines corruption and provides tools and that can be utilized to combat it and encourage development. Using Romania as a case study, the authors argue that corruption can be reduced via institutional reforms and effective civic education. Describing various causes and types of corruption, the authors explore the causes and influences... more...

  • The Struggling Stateby Jennifer Riggan

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    A 2003 law in Eritrea?a notoriously closed-off, heavily militarized, and authoritarian country?mandated an additional year of school for all children and stipulated that the classes be held at Sawa, the nation?s military training center. As a result, educational institutions were directly implicated in the making of soldiers, putting Eritrean teachers... more...

  • Den Arbeitsmarkt verstehen, um ihn zu gestaltenby Gerhard Bäcker; Steffen Lehndorff; Claudia Weinkopf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Der Band bilanziert in 30 Beiträgen das wissenschaftliche Werk des geschäftsführenden Direktors des Instituts Arbeit und Qualifikation, Gerhard Bosch. Autorinnen und Autoren aus politischer Praxis und Wissenschaft kommen gleichberechtigt zu Wort. Das Buch ist in die Kapitel "Zukunft der Arbeit", "Arbeitszeit", "Arbeitsbeziehungen", "Arbeitsmarktordnung"... more...

  • Transitional Justice in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia (2011?2013)by Domenica Preysing

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.92

    Domenica Preysing offers a critical reading of?transitional justice? that focuses on political dynamics in post-revolutionaryTunisia, from the ouster of president Ben Ali in January 2011 until theadoption of transitional justice bill in December 2013. She explores the role,structure and characteristics of evolving transitional justice policy discourseto... more...