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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The underpinning assumption of public management in the developing world as a process of planned change is increasingly being recognized as unrealistic. In reality, the practice of development management is characterized by processes of mutual adjustment among individuals, agencies, and interest groups that can constrain behaviour, as well as provide... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
A Functional Analysis of Political Television Advertisements is a unique investigation into the extremely important medium of campaign advertising. The book analyzes presidential primary and general ads through 2012, ads from third party candidates, ads for governor and congress, and ads from foreign countries. It examines trends in political advertising... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.49
Der Band widmet sich dem Schweizer Parlament. Der erste analytische Beitrag untersucht die Entwicklung des Milizparlaments hin zu einem Berufsparlament. Bisher galten nur Exekutivamtsträger als Berufspolitiker, doch mittlerweile üben immer mehr Parlamentarier ihr Amt vollzeitlich aus. Der institutionelle Rahmen hielt mit dieser Entwicklung nicht Schritt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book explores the ways in which political parties in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and hold them accountable in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Norway and the United Kingdom. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
It is widely believed that the state in developing countries is weak. The public sector, in particular, is often regarded as corrupt and dysfunctional. This book provides an urgently needed corrective to such overgeneralized notions of bad governance in the developing world. It examines the variation in state capacity by looking at a particularly... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
?Despite the large amounts of human and financial resources invested to foster democratic governance in developing countries, statistics show that the majority of these countries have not yet achieved significant improvements in living standards. While some regions make strides towards improving the living conditions of their citizens, Sub-Saharan... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Since the European-wide domination of social democratic governments during the mid- to late-1990s, Right-wing parties have returned to power in Italy, France and Spain. This volume assesses the subsequent periods of incumbency of these governments, considering the salient features of each in their reaction to winning government and implementing policy.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation, or a community proposal? Every day, attendees of conferences, community forums, PTA meetings, and board meetings are made to feel uncomfortable... more...