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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95
A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 124.99
Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should... more...
- 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...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 18.95
MariaFyfe'spolitical memoir tells the story of fourteen years in office from the point of view of an MP who did not always toe the party line. Here, she recounts some of the most significant moments of her political career, from the frustrating and infuriating to the rewarding, up until the bittersweet ending of her time in parliament in 2001.... more...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 40.00
The Cyprus referendum of 2004 was a definitive moment in the recent history of Cyprus. The island?s future hung in the balance - specifically the fate of the controversial Annan Plan, which proposed the creation of a single United Cyprus Republic with two constituent states. Accepted by the Turkish side but rejected by Greek Cypriots, the Plan was... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...