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- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96
Argues that the interaction of formal institutions and the quality of democracy explain patterns of private sector development across Africa. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book investigates Parliaments? capacity to oversee government activities, policies and expenditures. Utilising a comparative approach, the book presents a new examination of oversight tools and discusses the conditions under which such tools are employed effectively. The result of a 9-year collaboration between the authors, this book draws from... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 42.00
This report presents the results of the assessment of the organisation of the central government of Australia. The study looks at reforms that are aimed at improving the quality of services (more value) and efficiency (less money) in central government. Starting with facts and quantitative benchmarks on the Australian central government, the study... more...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 112.27
Die Beiträge des vorliegenden Sammelbandes sind im wesentlichen im Rahmen des von der Volkswagenstiftung geförderten und noch laufenden Projektes ?Die Parteiführung der SED und ihr zentraler Apparat. Zur Struktur, Funktion und Entwicklung der politischen Machtzentrale in der SBZ/DDR" entstanden. Sie untersuchen Aspekte der Entwicklung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.00
The purpose of the book is to investigate parliaments? capacity to oversee government activities, policies and budget legislation. By analysing the survey data that the World Bank Institute in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union collected from 120 parliaments, Pelizzo and Stapenhurst show what tools are available to parliaments worldwide,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 50.00
Power and Patronage examines the unwritten rules and inner workings of contemporary China's local politics and government. It exposes how these rules have helped to keep the one-Party state together during decades of tumultuous political, social, and economic change. While many observers of Chinese politics have recognized the importance of informal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.00
This book investigates parliaments? role in curbing corruption. In addition to discussing the definition, causes, and costs of corruption and the role that parliaments have in reducing corruption, the authors consider contemporary issues that parliamentarians ? and others ? need to be aware of. These include the importance of broad-based coalitions... more...