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  • Duverger's Law of Plurality Votingby Bernard Grofman; Andre Blais; Shaun Bowler

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Considers national-level evidence for the operation of Duverger's law in the world's largest, longest-lived and most successful democracies of Britain, Canada, India and the US. This book looks at the overall evidence for Duverger's Law in these countries and deals with evidence for the mechanical and incentive effects predicted by Duverger. more...

  • Digital Era Governanceby Patrick Dunleavy; Helen Margetts; Simon Bastow; Jane Tinkler

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99

    This book explores the world of e-government - the use by government of IT to interact with citizens, businesses, and other governments - and the significant role of IT corporations in this process in seven countries. Government information systems are big business (around 1.5% of GDP) and critical to all aspects of public policy and operations. -... more...

  • Legislatures in the Policy Processby David M. Olson; Michael L. Mezey

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 46.00

    Thi book will be of interest to specialists and students of politics and economic policy making. more...

  • Power Divided is Power Checkedby Jason Lewis

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99

    In Power Divided is Power Checked, Lewis reminds us that the concept of states’ rights, as bequeathed by the Founding Fathers to a grateful nation, was about a constitutional framework intended to limit the missteps of government and provide the greatest amount of freedom and decision-making power to the citizens of the “several states.”... more...

  • Interessengruppen und Parlamenteby Thomas von Winter; Julia von Blumenthal

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der Band thematisiert das in vielerlei Hinsicht spannungsreiche und auch demokratietheoretisch heikle Zusammentreffen der territorialen mit der funktionalen Reprasentation, das sich in vielfaltigen Formen institutionalisierter und informeller Kontakte zwischen Interessengruppen und Parlamentariern außert. Die Beitrage setzen sich zum Ziel, Formen und... more...

  • La gestion intégrée par résultatsby Bachir Mazouz; Jean Leclerc

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 39.00

    Les réformes gouvernementales qui ont cours présentement en Occident imposent aux administrateurs publics de nouvelles exigences. Parmi celles-ci, on peut noter la qualité des services aux citoyens, la transparence des pratiques de gestion, le renforcement de l'imputabilité des gestionnaires, la reddition de comptes devant les... more...

  • Interactive Governanceby Jacob Torfing; B. Guy Peters; Jon Pierre

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    Governance has become one of the most commonly used concepts in contemporary political science. It is, however, often used to mean a variety of different things. This book helps to clarify this conceptual muddle by concentrating on one variety of governance-interactive governance. The authors argue that although the state may remain important for many... more...

  • Parliamentary Oversight Toolsby Riccardo Pelizzo; Frederick Stapenhurst

    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... more...

  • 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...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 93.40

    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...