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  • Value for Money in Governmentby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    The development of U.S. urban transportation policy over the past half-century illustrates the changing relationships among federal, state, and local governments. This comprehensive text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to today’s concerns over sustainable development,... more...

  • Kriterien und Grenzen der Gesetzgebungskompetenz kraft Sachzusammenhangs nach dem Grundgesetz.by Ulrich Jan Schröder

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 82.87

    Hauptbeschreibung Für den Bundesstaat ist die Verteilung der Gesetzgebungskompetenzen zwischen Bund und Ländern eine grundlegende Weichenstellung. In der Staatspraxis lassen sich von jeher starke zentripetale Tendenzen nachweisen. Eine Bevorzugung der Zentralgewalt zeigt sich bereits unter der Verfassung des Kaiserreichs. Auch die Rechtsprechung... more...

  • Anatomie der Parteizentraleby Manfred Wilke

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00

    Anatomie der Parteizentrale die KPD und SED auf dem Weg zur Macht more...

  • Government Accountability and Legislative Oversightby Riccardo Pelizzo; Frederick Stapenhurst

    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...

  • Patronage and Powerby Ben Hillman

    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...

  • Corruption and Legislative Oversightby Riccardo Pelizzo; Frederick Stapenhurst

    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...

  • Gewaltenteilung im Verfassungsstaat.by Siegfried Magiera; Karl-Peter Sommermann

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 41.93

    Seit 1980 hat Klaus-Eckart Gebauer an der Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer gelehrt, wo er im Jahre 1995 zum Honorarprofessor ernannt wurde. Die Speyerer Studierenden konnten so an seinem reichen Erfahrungsschatz teilhaben, den er an den Schnittstellen von Recht und Politik sowie Gesetzgebung und Verwaltung, zuletzt in leitender Funktion... more...

  • Bring Back the Bureaucratsby John DiIulio

    Templeton Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    In Bring Back the Bureaucrats , John J. DiIulio Jr., one of America?s most respected political scientists and an adviser to presidents in both parties, summons the facts and statistics to show us how America?s big government actually works and why reforms that include adding a million more people to the federal workforce by 2035 might actually help... more...

  • Wie Städte sich neu findenby Johannes Staemmler

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 40.71

    Wie lassen sich schrumpfende Städte gemeinschaftlich gestalten? Wenn große Unternehmen oder Kasernen schließen, folgt wirtschaftlicher Abschwung, Teile der Bevölkerung wandern ab und die Kommune verschuldet sich rasant. Durch das gleichzeitige Auftreten wirtschaftlichen, demografischen und haushalterischen Abschwungs verschlechtern sich das kommunale... more...