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  • Transformation of Governance in the European Unionby Rainer Eising; BEATE KOHLER-KOCH

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The book presents a theoretically informed typology of modes of governance which is tested in a careful selection of comparative country and policy studies. At the core is the question whether the European Union is destined to a network type of governance and whether and how this type of governance will be translated into the member states. The individual... more...

  • Politicians, Bureaucrats and Administrative Reformby B. Guy Peters; Jon Pierre

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Adminstrative reform in most western democracies over the past couple of decades has been characterized by bringing in market-based concepts of public-service delivery. This book looks critically at administrative reform in a comparative perspective. The contributors - experts on administrative reform - assess its scope and objectives, and also the... more...

  • British Administrative Systemby Grant Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    This student text brings together and discusses different principles and ideas that are used in the description of policy making and administration in Britain. These include Collective Responsibility, Individual Ministerial Responsibility, Arms Lenght Control, Organisation by Function, Judicial Review of Administration. The problem for those advancing... more...

  • Mackintosh's The Government and Politics of Britainby Peter G. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    This student mainstay continues to be organised around constitutional themes, with new material on local elections, the politics of the centre and the limits of state power. Essential for all introductory students of British politics and current affairs. more...

  • Public Service Ethosby Barry O'Toole

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 160.00

    A closeexamination of the ethics of higher civil servants in Britain andhow they have been undermined by recent developments in public administration. Barry O'Toole tackles key questions such as: how should public servants behave? how should they be encouraged to think ethically? how should they be motivated to do so? Focusing... more...

  • EU Institutions' Registerby Europa

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 315.00

    Details of over 5,900 key personnel in each of the major institutions, including: European Commission, European Parliament, Economic and Social Committee, Council of the European Union, Court of Justice, European Investment Bank, Court of Auditors, Committee of Regions and EU Agencies. more...

  • Comparing Party System Changeby Jan-Erik Lane; Paul Pennings

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 150.00

    This volume examines the recent changes which have occurred in party systems across Europe. It concludes that parties in many countries are no longer bare reflections of traditional social groups. Rather, the structure in which parties compete is increasingly open and flexible, and subject to on-going change. The combination of comparative and individual... more...

  • Private Groups and Public Lifeby Jan W. van Deth

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 190.00

    This book focuses on the changing relationship between social and political involvement in Western Europe. Empirical case studies examine how new social movements interact with conventional political structures as individuals and groups experiment with new forms of political expression. The results indicate not a declining, but a changing democratic... more...

  • Citizenship and Welfare State Reform in Europeby Jet Bussemaker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 150.00

    This work examines the concept of citizenship in relation to social policy, in the context of the rapidly changing European welfare states. Leading academics analyse concrete changes in social rights and citizenship roles, and offer theoretical investigations of citizenship and the welfare state. Issues discussed include: citizenship versus residence... more...

  • Estimating the Policy Position of Political Actorsby Michael Laver

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 150.00

    This book gives an up to date reference on the state of the art in this highly important methodological area, which is central both to theoretical models of party competition and to empirical accounts, whether these are case studies or comparative analyses. It looks at subjects including tracking estimates of public opinion and party policy intentions... more...