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  • The British Political Processby Tony Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    British Political Process: An Introduction is an exciting new text for students which clearly and simply explains the workings of the British political system. Written by those close to the political process, it provides an authoritative, reliable and manageable guide to understanding all the key elements of government and politics in Britain. It... more...

  • Comparative Public Administrationby J.A. Chandler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    This accessible introduction to the system of public administration uses a clear, country by country analysis and includes new public management approaches. Including often neglected areas such as the European Union; Japan; Britain; France; Germany; The Republic of Ireland; Italy, Sweden and the United States, this student-friendly volume is a highly... more...

  • How Organisations Measure Successby Neil Carter; Patricia Day; Rudolf Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Throughout the 1980s the British Civil Service devoted much time and energy developing indicators to measure the performance of government. Never before had so much stress been placed on accountability and performance; a trend which will be reinforced as government continues to devolve activities to agencies and looks for methods to assess their performance.... more...

  • Public Management and Governanceby Tony Bovaird; Elke Löffler; Elke Loeffler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Social Capital and the Transition to Democracyby Gabriel Badescu; Eric Uslaner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    The concept of social capital has been used by political scientists to explain both the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and the decline of social cohesion in Western societies. This edited collection presents the latest quantitative research on how post-communist countries are adapting to Western models of society. The book combines theoretical... more...

  • The Ideal of Public Serviceby Barry O'Toole

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    A close examination of the ethics of higher civil servants in Britain and how 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 on the... more...

  • The 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...

  • 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...

  • Europeanization and Transnational Statesby Bengt Jacobsson; Per Lægreid; Ove K. Pedersen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    This book investigates what happens to an organized political unit when it becomes part of a larger entity and, in particular, how increased European integration and the tentative moves towards a transnational state will affect the European Union's nation state. Europeanization and Transnational States provides an extensive comparative survey of... more...