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  • Give Me Libertyby Naomi Wolf

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 24.99

    As the practice of democracy becomes a lost art, Americans are increasingly desperate for a restored nation. Many have a general sense that the "system" is in disorder -- if not on the road to functional collapse. But though it is easy to identify our political problems, the solutions are not always as clear. In Give Me Liberty: A Handbook for American... more...

  • Homeland Security and Intelligenceby Keith Logan

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Few issues are as important?or as controversial. Homeland Security and Intelligence offers a series of articles written to inform readers about changes in homeland security intelligence, to explain the new structure of the intelligence community (IC), and to enable readers to question the effectiveness of the new intelligence processes. A brief... more...

  • International Handbook of Public Management Reformby Shaun Goldfinch; Joe L. Wallis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00

    A study of the history and development of international public management reform. It evaluates whether countries are converging towards a single public management model. It also investigates various issues surrounding leadership, e-government, accountability and computer systems failure facing reformers. more...

  • How Information Mattersby Kathleen Hale

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    How Information Matters examines the ways a network of state and local governments and nonprofit organizations can enhance the capacity for successful policy change by public administrators. Hale examines drug courts, programs that typify the highly networked, collaborative environment of public administrators today. These "special dockets"... more...

  • Policy, Performance and Management in Governance and Intergovernmental Relationsby Edoardo Ongaro; Andrew Massey; Marc Holzer; E. Wayenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This innovative book presents a transatlantic comparison of governance and Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) policy, performance and management. By examining both analytical and empirical differences and similarities between the European Union and the United States, this comprehensive book provides a better understanding of (inter) governmental systems,... more...

  • Creating Adaptive Policiesby Darren Swanson; Suruchi Bhadwal

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 29.95

    Today’s policy-maker has a tough job to do. Policies that cannot perform effectively under today’s complex, dynamic and uncertain conditions run the risk of not achieving their intended purpose. Instead of helping, they may actually hinder the ability of individuals, communities and businesses to cope with and adapt to change. Creating Adaptive... more...

  • Public Administration in East Asiaby Evan M. Berman

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 199.95

    Written by leading experts, Public Administration in East Asia: Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan examines the inner workings of governments in East Asia, in particular its public administration and related public policy processes. It focuses on the apparatus of government ? the agencies, their values, context, and policies within which... more...

  • Bicameralismby George Tsebelis; Jeannette Money

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines how the chambers of bicameral legislatures interact when they produce legislation. more...

  • Why the Third Way failedby Bill Jordan

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    This insightful and progressive book proposes a new moral approach to public policy to replace Third Way governments' failed attempts to reconcile global markets with ethically-informed public policies. more...

  • Youth and Political Participation: A Reference Handbookby Glenn Utter

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 64.00

    Surveys indicate that those under the age of 30 consistently score the lowest on factual questions about politics, and young people are the least likely to engage in political activity online despite being the age group most likely to use the Internet. Many political researchers and activists are justifiably concerned, linking the low level of political... more...