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  • Political decision makers and their relevance for public financesby Sebastian Thomasius

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 34.27

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  • 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$ 40.49

    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...

  • Wie Städte sich neu findenby Johannes Staemmler

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 39.32

    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...

  • The Language of Public Administrationby David John Farmer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Coping with the practical problems of bureaucracy is hampered by the limited self-conception and the constricted mindsets of mainstream public administration thinking. Modernist public administration theory, although valuable and capable of producing ever more remarkable results, is limiting as an explanatory and catalytic force in resolving fundamental... 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...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Comparative Politicsby Mehran Kamrava

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Comparative politics has undergone significant theoretical changes in recent decades. Particularly since the 1980s, a new generation of scholars have revamped and rejuvinated the study of the subject. Mehran Kamrava examines current and past approaches to the study of comparative politics and proposes a new framework for analysis. This is achieved... more...

  • Estimating the Policy Position of Political Actorsby Michael Laver

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 150.00

    This book gives an up to date reference on the state of the art in this highly important methodological area, which is central both to theoretical models of party competition and to empirical accounts, whether these are case studies or comparative analyses. It looks at subjects including tracking estimates of public opinion and party policy intentions... more...

  • Learning From Comparative Public Policyby Richard Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95

    This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how countries can learn from each other about the success and failure of policy initiatives. With its theory and practise focus, the lively narrative analyzes... more...