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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of f irst hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. The book examines street... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 40.00
This book provides a unique comparative study of the involvement of average citizens in local politics and government between national elections. more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 30.87
Hubert Heinelt ist Professor für Politikwissenschaft an der TU Darmstadt; Karsten Zimmermann ist dort wiss. Mitarbeiter. Eran Razin ist Professor für Geografie an der Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Reihe Interdisziplinäre Stadtforschung - Band 9 more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Michael Temple argues that the new local governance system 'created' by Margaret Thatcher's reforms, when combined with New Labour's emphasis on delivering measurable improvements to outputs, has enabled Tony Blair to have unprecedented control over the public policy process. The author concludes that, far from a more pluralist political culture, the... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 27.24
Hauptbeschreibung This book looks at the consequences and implications of an emerging new way of local politics in Europe. With the term »governance«, changes in the political and social constitution of cities are analysed. Based on theoretical and empirical studies by scholars from ten countries, different aspects of »urban governance« will be presented. more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 31.52
Hauptbeschreibung Welfare pluralism is often seen as a possible solution to the welfare crisis many western countries are experiencing. Alternative sources of welfare provisions have become attractive in systems once dominated by the state. The family, the company and voluntary organizations can provide services where the state has left a gap. There... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 109.00
With this book we aim at describing and analysing the selection, daily life, networks and values of local top political leaders in seventeen European countries. The empirical nourishment to the investigation into town halls across Europe is a survey conducted in 2003 with mayors and corresponding top local political leaders. The data covering responses... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 69.99