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  • The American Congressby Steven S. Smith; Jason M. Roberts; Ryan J. Vander Wielen

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 53.00

    The American Congress provides the most up-to-date treatment of congressional politics available in an undergraduate text. more...

  • Adding Value to Policy Analysisby Claudia Scott; Karen Baehler

    University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    This textbook explores the theory and practice of policy-making and how good analysis and advice add value to public decisions and decision-makers. The authors discuss the roles of advisors and analysts both within and across jurisdictions, and how they affect policy processes and methods in Australia and New Zealand. This is a must-have text for managers,... more...

  • Legal Literacyby Archie Zariski

    Athabasca University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    To understand how the legal system works, students must consider the law interms of its structures, process, language, and modes of thought and argument--in short, they must become literate in the field. Legal Literacy fulfills this aim by providing a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent,... more...

  • Public Benefit in Charity Lawby Jonathan Garton

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 92.99

    Public Benefit in Charity Law: Principles and Practices examines the legal principles and practical applications of the public benefit test in charity law in the UK, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. In order to obtain charitable status, an organization must not only have exclusively charitable purpose but also demonstrate that it provides a benefit... more...

  • The Enterprise of Lawby Bruce L. Benson

    Independent Institute 2011; US$ 17.99

    In the minds of many, the provision of justice and security has long been linked to the state. To ask whether non-state institutions could deliver those services on their own, without the aid of coercive taxation and a monopoly franchise, runs the risk of being branded as naive anarchism or dangerous radicalism. Defenders of the state?s monopoly on... more...

  • Kommunale Kostenrechnung und Wirtschaftlichkeitssteuerungby Helmut Fiebig

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 72.07

    Die Erkenntniss, dass nur betriebswirtschaftlich ausgeprägtes Verhalten den Gemeinden helfen kann, ihre gegenwärtige Finanznot zu überwinden, ist allgemein anerkannt. Für immer mehr Städte und Gemeinden besteht angesichts unausgeglichener Haushalte der Zwang, nach wirtschaftlichen Wegen zur Erledigung der Verwaltungsaufgaben zu suchen. Wer betriebswirtschaftlich... more...

  • Prüfung des kommunalen Jahresabschlussesby Helmut Fiebig

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 25.61

    Seit dem 1.1.2005 gilt in Nordrhein-Westfalen ein neues Haushaltsrecht. Auch Niedersachsen zog im November nach. Bis weitere Länder den Schritt von der Kameralistik zur Doppik vollzogen haben werden, fahren die Kommunen in Deutschland noch zweigleisig. In manchen Ländern wird es für eine längere Übergangszeit noch die Kameralistik, in anderen wahlweise... more...

  • Coordinating the Criminal Justice Systemby Leslie J. Smith

    University Press of America 2007; US$ 32.99

    This guide was developed to assist students, professors, executives of local criminal justice systems, and appointed and elected officials of general government to have a better understanding on how the criminal justice system should function. It may also be of special interest to citizens and public officials who sense that more collaboration and... more...

  • Mental Health and Work: Denmarkby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 33.00

    Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental... more...

  • Mental Health and Work: Norwayby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 33.00

    Tackling mental ill-health of the working-age population is becoming a key issue for labour market and social policies in OECD countries. OECD governments increasingly recognise that policy has a major role to play in keeping people with mental ill-health in employment or bringing those outside of the labour market back to it, and in preventing mental... more...