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  • Surveillance, Transparency, and Democracyby Akhlaque Haque

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    In this well-informed yet anxious age, public administrators have constructed vast cisterns that collect and interpret a meteoric shower of facts. In  Surveillance, Transparency, and Democracy , Akhlaque Haque demonstrates that this pervasive use and increasing dependence on information technology (IT) enables sophisticated and well-intentioned... more...

  • The Idea of Good Governance and the Politics of the Global Southby Haroon A. Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    One of the major objectives of good governance is human development. Many worry that without good governance, many developing countries may become failed states. Using one of the worst industrial disasters in Bangladesh to date, Haroon A. Khan helps further our understanding of the importance of bureaucratic capacity for achieving good governance... more...

  • Public Service Operations Managementby Zoe J. Radnor; Nicola Bateman; Ann Esain; Maneesh Kumar; Sharon J. Williams; David M. Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    How do policy makers and managers square the circle of increasing demand and expectations for the delivery and quality of services against a backdrop of reduced public funding from government and philanthropists? Leaders, executives and managers are increasingly focusing on service operations improvement. In terms of research, public services are... more...

  • Public Administration in Theory and Practiceby Raymond W Cox III; Susan Buck; Betty Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Hailed for its timelessness and timeliness, Public Administration in Theory and Practice examines public administration from a normative perspective, and provides students with an understanding of the practice of public administration. Combining historical, contextual and theoretical perspectives, this text give students a truly comprehensive... more...

  • The Once and Future Kingby F. H. Buckley

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 17.99

    This remarkable book shatters just about every myth surrounding American government, the Constitution, and the Founding Fathers, and offers the clearest warning about the alarming rise of one-man rule in the age of Obama. Most Americans believe that this country uniquely protects liberty, that it does so because of its Constitution, and that for... more...

  • Building a Legislative-Centered Public Administrationby David Rosenbloom

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Before 1946 the congressional role in public administration had been limited to authorization, funding, and review of federal administrative operations, which had grown rapidly as a result of the New Deal and the Second World War. But in passing the Administrative Procedure Act and the Legislative Reorganization Act that pivotal year, Congress self-consciously... more...

  • Government Anti-Corruption Strategiesby Yahong Zhang; Cecilia Lavena

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    As a political and social disease, public corruption costs governments and businesses around the world trillions of dollars every year. Government Anti-Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective provides you with a better understanding of public corruption and governments? anti-corruption practices. It outlines a general framework of anti-corruption... more...

  • Frankreich Jahrbuch 2014by dfi - Deutsch-Französisches Institut

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 44.99

    Das Frankreichjahrbuch 2014 vereint praktische Erfahrungen, empirische Forschung und Überlegungen zu einer Konzeptgeschichte der ?Zivilgesellschaft?. Die Beiträge bieten in vergleichender Perspektive Untersuchungen zur Interessenvertretung im Wirtschaftssektor, zu sozialem Kapital und sozialem Vertrauen, sowie zur veränderten Rolle zivilgesellschaftlicher... more...

  • Konkurrenzen im öffentlichen Dienstby Helmut Schnellenbach

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 46.88

    Stellen im öffentlichen Dienst sind aufgrund der Haushaltslage der öffentlichen Hand nicht mehr in der Anzahl verfügbar wie in früheren Zeiten. Neu oder wieder zu besetzende Stellen sind daher bei den Bewerbern häufig umkämpft ? das letzte Mittel für unterlegene Bewerber, die begehrte Stelle doch noch zu bekommen, ist es daher, Rechtsschutz in Anspruch... more...

  • Building Blocsby Cedric de Leon; Manali Desai; Cihan Tugal

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Do political parties merely represent divisions in society? Until now, scholars and other observers have generally agreed that they do. But Building Blocs argues the reverse: that some political parties in fact shape divisions as they struggle to remake the social order. Drawing on the contributors' expertise in Indonesia, India, the United States,... more...