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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives. more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 14.99
In Leviathan, renowned public interest attorney Bolick describes how the unchecked growth of local governments is eroding our nation's productive vitality and threatening us with "grassroots tyranny"and ultimately reveals that, although the rules are often rigged in favor of local governments and against ordinary citizens, we can take action to rein... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The Labour Government has introduced legislation to place a new duty of Best Value on local authorities, and abolish compulsory competitive tendering. This work identifies the differences between the two systems and evaluates the development of the new regime, using case studies. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 69.99
This book demonstrates both successes and failures in attempts to get closer to the ideal of good urban governance in cities in North-America, Europe, and Asia. It presents a value menu and deliberately does not come up with ?one best way? for improving urban governance. Good urban governance is presented as a balancing act, an interplay between government,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00
This e-book looks at the changes experienced by public sector organizations during the last 20 years of the twentieth century and the unanticipated effects of these changes more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00
Analyses the impact of democratic decentralization on the chances of social excluded groups to participate in newly created local governance (Panchayat Rai) institutions. Discusses the results of an interview survey, finding that, in Kerala, women, lower castes and the poor are at least represented as other groups at the Panchayat level whereas in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
The remarkable changes in China over the past three decades are mostly considered at the national level, whereas local government ? which has played and continues to play a key role in these developments ? is often overlooked. The themes of China?s local administrative hierarchy, and its historical evolution, have until now received scant attention;... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 64.00
Due to state and federally mandated programs, local governments are increasingly resorting to innovative and alternative means of performing their functions because taxpayers are becoming more resistant to tax increases. Certain conditions need to exist for governmental innovation to be possible. This work explores these situations, using case studies... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 104.99
Since the Chinese economic reform was realized in the early 1990s, a significant revolution has been launched socially, economically, and politically in China. At present, China is an indispensable actor in the international arena, so that the transitionsdomestically bring about substantial influence on the whole world. Dynamics of Local Governance... more...