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Urban, State & Local Government

  • Injusticesby Ian Millhiser

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 27.99

    Few American institutions have inflicted greater suffering on ordinary people than the Supreme Court of the United States. Since its inception, the justices of the Supreme Court have shaped a nation where children toiled in coal mines, where Americans could be forced into camps because of their race, and where a woman could be sterilized against her... more...

  • Thinking About the Presidencyby William G. Howell; David Milton Brent

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 17.95

    All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...

  • Öffentliches Baurecht für Architekten und Bauingenieureby Jörg Menzel; Werner Finger; Kirsten Rickes

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2015; US$ 26.53

    Ohne Baurecht geht es nicht Öffentliches Baurecht begegnet allen Planern tagtäglich bei ihrer Arbeit. Vor allem Architekten und Bauingenieure müssen mit den Rechtsvorschriften vertraut sein. Die Grundzüge des Bauplanungs- und Bauordnungsrechts sind ihr »geistiges Handwerkszeug« ? für die Beratung ihrer Auftraggeber, ? bei der Prüfung, ob ein geplantes... more...

  • Culture, Politics and Governingby Patricia Mooney Nickel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Culture, Politics, and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production is a critical, interdisciplinary approach to how the practices that govern the production of knowledge and culture have material consequences for how we experience everyday life. more...

  • Above the Lawby David Burnham

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99

    The U.S. Department of Justice is an institution of vast reach and power over the American people, with little oversight into its internal operations. This book examines the ways that attorneys general, FBI directors, federal prosecutors and other Justice Department officials have often abused their powers to achieve political goals rather than pursuing... more...

  • Handbuch des Bußgeldverfahrensby Raimund Wieser; Bayerische Verwaltungsschule

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 40.26

    Das bewährte Handbuch informiert zuverlässig und fundiert über die Grundlagen und die zentralen Problemstellungen des Bußgeldverfahrens. Für die Verwaltungspraxis besonders hilfreich sind die - anschaulichen Musterbescheide, - Musterschreiben, - Beispiele und - Übersichten zu einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Fallgestaltungen. Ablauf des Verfahrens... more...

  • The Safeguard of Liberty and Propertyby Guy F. Burnett

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book is an in-depth analysis of the case law and popular backlash to the Supreme Court case Kelo v. New London (2005). Using a variety of legal, academic, legislative, media, and popular sources, it examines and establishes the Court?s most recent interpretation of property rights, eminent domain, and popular reaction to the interpretation.... more...

  • Law for Social Workersby Hugh Brayne; Helen Carr; David Goosey

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Law for Social Workers has been supporting social work students and professionals for over 20 years. Written by a qualified social worker and experienced lecturer team, this book provides the perfect combination of legal explanation and practical insight and is the ideal book to see you through your course and career. The new edition continues to provide... more...

  • Müllers Großes Deutsches Ortsbuch 2014by Helmut Opitz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 587.00

    The most comprehensive and detailed index of place names in Germany: over 137,000 place names, including over 100,000 smaller villages, settlements, farms, hamlets etc. their affiliation with administrative bodies (towns or municipalities) along with their respective communal codes, number of inhabitants, dialing code, geographical... more...

  • Die Inlandsnachrichtendienste in Frankreich und Deutschlandby Björn Krumrey

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 35.68

    Als Folge der Bedrohung durch den internationalen Terrorismus ist der französische Inlandsnachrichtendienst institutionell reformiert worden. Diese Reform gibt - im Zusammenhang mit weitreichenden Veränderungen im französischen Nachrichtendienstrecht - Anlass zu einer Gegenüberstellung mit dem deutschen Verfassungsschutz. Vor dem Hintergrund vergleichbarer... more...