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  • 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...

  • Corruption, Inequality, and the Rule of Lawby Eric M. Uslaner

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    In this 2008 book Uslaner suggests that the roots of corruption lie in economic and legal inequality and low levels of generalized trust. more...

  • Specialised Anti-Corruption Institutionsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    International anti-corruption treaties, including the UN Convention against Corruption, require member states to establish two types of anti-corruption institutions – one to prevent corruption and the other to combat corruption through law enforcement. The treaties also establish standards for such anti-corruption institutions – they should... more...

  • OECD e-Government Studies Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 56.00

    Turkey’s e-government efforts received new emphasis in the last three years. The election of a new government brought forward an agenda including public sector modernisation using e-government. Turkey has since made considerable progress with e-government. This review identifies several strategic opportunities. One opportunity is to stimulate... more...

  • Comparing Administrative Burdens across Countriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 70.00

    Cutting red tape to improve business conditions has become a priority in OECD countries. This pilot study measures and compares administrative burdens in the transport sector across eleven member countries: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and Turkey. The aim of the exercise is twofold: to identify... more...

  • Administrative Simplification in the Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    Cutting red tape and improving business conditions have become a priority in OECD countries. This study of the Netherlands, one of the front runners in the field, is the first OECD review of a national programme for administrative simplification. The report describes the key features of the Dutch programme including the measurement of burdens, the... more...

  • The Regulatory State in an Age of Governanceby Roger King

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This is a highly readable and comprehensive account of the regulatory state and governance. It examines both key concepts and theories and important policy domains, and utilizes comparative, historical and transnational perspectives. A critical theme is consideration of whether the regulatory state that has developed in recent decades. more...

  • The Dynamics of Referendum Campaignsby Dr Claes H. de Vreese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 128.00

    This book focuses on the key actors in a referendum (the political elites/ parties, the media and citizens) and is centred around themes such as campaign style, campaign effects, electoral mobilization and turnout, as well as vote choice. The contributors consider the impact and importance of referendum campaigns. more...

  • The State at Work, 1by Han- Ulrich Derlien; B. Guy Peters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

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