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  • Explaining local governmentby J. A. Chandler

    Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00

    "Explaining Local Government" uniquely presents a history of local government in Britain since 1800 until the present day. The study explains how local government in Britain has evolved from a structure that appeared to be relatively free from central government interference to, as John Prescott observes, 'one of the most centralised... more...

  • Leading the localitiesby Colin Copus

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England’s directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It is the first such major publication to assess the impact on local politics of this new office and fills a gap in our understanding of how the Local Government Act 2000 has influenced local governance.... more...

  • City Bound: Das Erleben und Lernen in der Großstadtby Stefanie Grigowski

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Ängste und Unsicherheiten aufgrund zunehmender Perspektivlosigkeit, mangelnde Motivation angesichts tiefer Unzufriedenheit, Ghetto-Bildungen, weil man sich unter Gleichgesinnten wohler fühlt, ein enorm steigender Werteverlust und die Überforderung durch Alltagssorgen sind erschütternde Feststellungen, die ich in meiner Arbeit mit... more...

  • Leviathanby Clint Bolick

    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...

  • Eliten und Macht in Europaby Michael Hartmann

    Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 18.34

    In seinem aktuellen Buch zeigt Michael Hartmann, wer Europas Eliten sind und wer die europäische Politik und Wirtschaft maßgeblich beeinflusst. Neben den drei großen EU-Ländern Deutschland, Frankreich und Großbritannien nimmt er die Eliten aus Italien, Spanien, Österreich, den Niederlanden, Skandinavien, der Schweiz und vielen weiteren, auch osteuropäischen... more...

  • The Second Tier of Local Government in Europeby Hubert Heinelt; Xavier Bertrana

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and German Landkreise, this book reveals both the specific... more...

  • The Political Executiveby Richard Batley; Adrian Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Local Government Reorganisationby Steve Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    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...

  • Managing Local Servicesby George A. Boyne

    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...

  • Metropolitan Governanceby Gidi Ben Ami; Björn Egner; Hubert Heinelt; Nicole Krüger; Marta Lackowska; Eran Razin; Karsten Zimmermann; Hubert Heinelt; Eran Razin; Karsten Zimmermann

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 36.71

    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...