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  • Semi-Presidentialism Outside Europeby Robert Elgie; Sophia Moestrup

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This is the first academic study of the impact of semi-presidentialism in emerging democracies outside of Europe. Semi-presidentialism is where there is both a directly-elected fixed-term president and a prime minister who is responsible to the legislature. For the most part, semi-presidentialism is seen as being a risky choice for new democracies... more...

  • The Rise of the Unelectedby Frank Vibert

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines the rise in importance of unelected bodies and the challenge they present to democracy. more...

  • E-Governanceby T. Obi

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 130.00

    E-Governance is regarded as one of the most important subjects in the information society. Global e-governance for both public and private sectors is becoming extremely significant in an innovative and seamless world community. Waseda University Institute of e-Government, founded in 2001, is a pioneer for capacity-building on CIO training and human... more...

  • Identities, Affiliations, and Allegiancesby Seyla Benhabib; Ian Shapiro; Danilo Petranovich

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines the changing character of political identities, affiliations, and allegiances in the contemporary world. more...

  • Social Intelligence Skills for Governement Managersby Stephen Sampson

    HRD Press 2006; US$ 14.95

    This timely series is based upon 15 years of experience and work of trainers and researchers in the field of criminal justice. Each book is filled with the practical skills and actual techniques and methods. The focus is on how to communicate and get others to what is desired with minimal hassles. Examples and techniques are based on the real world... more...

  • Managing Performanceby Geert Bouckaert; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95

    In recent years, concerns over the effectiveness of public administration have encouraged the widespread measurement and management of ?performance?. But is performance management an appropriate model for public sector organizations, and has it proved successful? Moreover, how do the principles of performance management affect how public bodies operate,... more...

  • Governing after Crisisby Arjen Boin; Allan McConnell; Paul 't Hart

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Examines post-crisis investigations and addresses the longer term impact of crisis-induced politics. more...

  • Handbook of Administrative Reformby Jerri Killian; Niklas Eklund

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95

    The field of public administration currently lacks sufficient resources for understanding the rationale, implications, and inherent practices of reforming government administration around the world.The Handbook of Administrative Reform satisfies this need by bringing together diverse international experts to analyze the sensible processes and intervention... more...

  • Delegation in the Regulatory Stateby F. Gilardi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Over the years, independent regulatory agencies have become widespread institutions for regulatory governance. This book studies how they have diffused across Europe and compares their formal independence in 17 countries and seven sectors. It is intended for researchers and students in political science, public policy, and public administration. more...

  • Innovation in Public Sector Servicesby P. Windrum; P. Koch

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Developing a taxonomy of the different types of innovation found in public sector services, this book investigates the key features and drivers of public sector entrepreneurship. Explaining the dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship in public sector services, it is useful for researchers, academics and students interested in innovation. more...