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  • Local Politics and Participation in Britain and Franceby Albert Mabileau; George Moyser; Geraint Parry; Patrick Quantin

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a unique comparative study of the involvement of average citizens in local politics and government between national elections. more...

  • Democratizing Franceby Vivien A. Schmidt

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 56.00

    This 1991 book focuses on the decentralization reforms legislated by the Socialist government in France from 1982 to 1986. more...

  • How Britain Worksby Dr Michael Temple

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    Michael Temple argues that the new local governance system 'created' by Margaret Thatcher's reforms, when combined with New Labour's emphasis on delivering measurable improvements to outputs, has enabled Tony Blair to have unprecedented control over the public policy process. The author concludes that, far from a more pluralist political culture, the... more...

  • Urban Governance in Europeby Felix Eckhardt; Ingemar Elander

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 27.31

    Hauptbeschreibung This book looks at the consequences and implications of an emerging new way of local politics in Europe. With the term »governance«, changes in the political and social constitution of cities are analysed. Based on theoretical and empirical studies by scholars from ten countries, different aspects of »urban governance« will be presented. more...

  • The Road to Welfare Pluralismby Mai-Brith Schartau

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 31.60

    Hauptbeschreibung Welfare pluralism is often seen as a possible solution to the welfare crisis many western countries are experiencing. Alternative sources of welfare provisions have become attractive in systems once dominated by the state. The family, the company and voluntary organizations can provide services where the state has left a gap. There... more...

  • The European Mayorby Henry Bäck; Hubert Heinelt; Annick Magnier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 109.00

    Henry Bäck, Annick Magnier and Hubert Heinelt There are various images of the political leader in Europe?s cities and towns. There is the time-honoured ceremonial mayor watching over the keys of the city. But there also is the political boss ruthlessly governing his/her ?subjects?. We might also offer the streamlined university educated professional... more...

  • Regierungssysteme und Reformenby Doreen Spörer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Die Reformenleistungen im postkommunistischen Raum weisen ein eklatantes Gefälle auf, das vermehrt auf die Präsenz präsidentieller Regierungssysteme zurückgeführt wird. Diese Behauptung greift jedoch zu kurz, da ihre Fürsprecher Regierungssysteme lediglich dichotom betrachten und Politikpräferenzen politischer Akteure ignorieren. Die Autorin wirft... more...

  • Local Elites, Political Capital and Democratic Developmentby Stefan Szücs; Lars Strömberg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 59.95

    Local Elites, Political Capital and Democratic Development is another solid step forward in a significant, decentralized research program, Democracy and Local Governance (DLG), which was initiated in the summer of 1991 -- just th after one of the final great political transformations of the 20 Century. Other research reports (B. Jacob, et al. , Democracy... more...

  • Reformen in Kommunalpolitik und -verwaltungby Wüstenrot Stiftung; Hellmut Wollmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Dem Buch liegen die Ergebnisse eines vergleichenden (im Auftrag der Wüstenrot Stiftung am IfS Institut für Stadtforschung und Strukturpolitik GmbH, Berlin, durchgeführten) Forschungsprojekts zu Grunde, in dem die Reformen der kommunalen Politik und Verwaltung in Großbritannien/England, Schweden, Frankreich und Deutschland untersucht wurden. Diese vier... more...

  • Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts / Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook X (2011)by Dan Diner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 56.77

    Das Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts 2011 befasst sich in einem seiner Schwerpunkte mit der jüdischen Präsenz in der mittelosteuropäischen kommunalen Selbstverwaltung vornehmlich der Zwischenkriegszeit und im Besonderen in Polen. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt reflektiert Fragen literarisierter Geschichte nach 1945 anhand von ikonischen Texten, aber auch... more...