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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Governance in Europeby Felix Eckhardt; Ingemar Elander

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 31.42

    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...

  • The Road to Welfare Pluralismby Mai-Brith Schartau

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 36.35

    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...

  • Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts / Simon Dubnow Institute Yearbook X (2011)by Dan Diner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 62.31

    Das Jahrbuch des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts 2011 befasst sich in einem seiner Schwerpunkte mit der jüdischen Präsenz in der mittelosteuropäischen kommunalen Selbstverwaltung vornehmlich der Zwischenkriegszeit und im Besonderen in Polen. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt reflektiert Fragen literarisierter Geschichte nach 1945 anhand von ikonischen Texten, aber auch... more...