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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00
How have the American presidency, the British premiership and the German chancellorship changed over the last half-century? Has there been convergence or divergence in the development of political leadership in the United States and in the two largest democracies of Western Europe? And what difference can individual leaders make in an ever-more complex... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Delegation is an ubiquitous social phenomenon linked to the growing differentiation of modern societies. Delegation is one of several different modes of organisation that exist to make collective action successful, but has been overlooked and under-researched. Using a rational choice institutional analysis and principal agent models, this book brings... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00
Many countries now use agencies rather than ministries to deliver central government services. There have been many claims about the benefits of organizing and delivering government in this way, but there has been little research into how they work in practice. Agencies both reviews existing theories and models of 'agentification' and adds detailed... more...
- Pearson Education 2006; US$ 27.99
Discover how to use proven marketing thinking to supercharge the effectiveness of any government institution, public agency, or non-profit! Using scores of examples, renowned marketing consultant Dr. Philip Kotler and Nancy Lee introduce breakthrough techniques for promoting innovation, speed, efficiency, convenience, responsiveness, fairness, and... more...
- IOS Press 2002; US$ 109.00
This work deals with the marketing and communication of government institutions, non-profit organizations and profit organizations that make up the challenge of sustainable development. Each chapter deals with marketing and (mass) communication. more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 183.00
The modernization of public administration is a recurring theme on the political and public agenda in many countries. Modernization presupposes innovation. However, is an innovative public administration a contradiction in terminis? If we look at the practice of public administration, and evaluate ? from an evolutionary perspective ? how public administration... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 60.00
An analysis of the struggle of women in America to gain political equality and change in public policy. This book examines the involvement of women in American politics since the birth of the second women's movement in the late 1960s. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
Globalization and New Public Management pose major challenges to the policy capacity of the state. Challenges to State Policy Capacity offers the most timely and comprehensive coverage of contemporary state policy capacity. Drawing on the work by international leading scholars in political science and public administration, the book is indispensable... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 49.00
This book seeks to renew and refocus the debate on the use of governance networks in public policy making. It raises and answers a series of questions about the dynamics, conditions and functions of governance networks and also considers the democratic implications of network governance. more...