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- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 33.99
Written by Geoff Mulgan, a former head of policy for the UK prime minister, and advisor to governments round the world, this book is about how government's strategies take shape, and how money, people, technology, and public commitment can be mobilized to achieve important goals. It considers the common mistakes made, and how these can be avoided.... 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99
Tim Eyßell analysiert die Governance der kommunalen Sozialpolitik am Beispiel von Kommunen, die im Rahmen des Ausbaus der sozialen Dienste, wie aktuell der Kindertagesbetreuung, auf unterschiedliche Weise Träger für neu zu gründende Einrichtungen suchen. Abhängig von örtlichen Traditionen und aktuellen Machtverteilungen variiert die Art der Trägerwahl... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (HCPI) is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to our accumulated knowledge and the cutting edge of scholarship about political institutions in the comparative context. It differs from existing handbooks in that it focuses squarely on institutions but also discusses how they... 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...
- 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...