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  • Local Councillors in Europeby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 79.95

    Councillors are the essence of local representative democracy, linking ordinary citizens and decision-makers in municipal arenas. In cross-national perspective, and taking in countries from across Europe, this book analyses the recruitment patterns, career, party associations, role perceptions, and attitudes to democracy, representation, and participation... more...

  • Institutionenwandel lokaler Politik in Deutschlandby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99

    Der Band umfasst Studien zur Veränderung der institutionellen Grundlagen lokaler Politik in Deutschland im Kontext neuer Anforderungen an demokratisches Regieren. Dabei geht es neben allgemeinen Überlegungen zu der Frage, inwiefern Institutionen lokaler Politik überhaupt zielgerichtet verändert werden können, um verschiedene Initiativen, die durch... more...

  • Collaborative Public Managementby Robert Agranoff; Michael McGuire

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    Local governments do not stand alone—they find themselves in new relationships not only with state and federal government, but often with a widening spectrum of other public and private organizations as well. The result of this re-forming of local governments calls for new collaborations and managerial responses that occur in addition to governmental... more...

  • Urban Governance in Southern Europeby Dr Abel Albet; Dr João Seixas

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    This volume examines the issues of urban governance in the Southern European context. Illustrated by case studies of several main cities and metropoles on the North Mediterranean coast, it introduces and critically analyses the latest theories and approaches to urban governance. It questions how the 'real' or socio-cultural notion of city seems... more...

  • Europafähigkeit der Kommunenby Ulrich Alemann; Claudia Münch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Vorwort des Ministers für Bundes- und Europaangelegenheiten des Landes Nordrhein- Westfalen Michael Breuer Die Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, die Euro- fähigkeit der Kommunen zu stärken. Nun erntet man aber, wenn man im - spräch mit Bürgerinnen und Bürgern den Begriff ?Europafähigkeit? verwendet, nicht selten fragende... more...

  • A House for All Peoplesby John M. Allswang

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This book assesses the role of urban ethnic groups, particularly in terms of the rise of the Democratic Party to national predominance between 1928 and 1932. It builds quantitative and qualitative models for the study of ethnic groups in terms of political behavior. Focusing clearly upon political change and the role of ethnicity, the work advances... 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$ 31.74

    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...

  • Dominanzkultur reloadedby Iman Attia; Swantje Köbsell; Nivedita Prasad

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Dieser Band versammelt Beiträge, die Geschlecht, Sexualität, Behinderung, Religion, Kultur, Ethnizität und Klasse als machtförmige, verwobene und ambivalent aufeinander bezogene Dimensionen diskutieren. Sie analysieren die Wechselwirkungen struktureller Verhältnisse, diskursiver Formationen und subjektiver Ein- und Umarbeitungen in ihrer Komplexität,... more...

  • The Gillard Governmentsby Chris Aulich

    Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 16.65

    The years 2010 to 2013 saw a remarkable period in Australian political history: Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister after she successfully staged a leadership challenge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. A few months later she led her party to the 2010 federal election, and subsequently steered through seventeen days of negotiation... more...

  • Two Centuries of Local Autonomyby Jürgen Backhaus

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 119.00

    This book examines a host of issues surrounding local government and autonomy. Outlining the last 200 years of city government development provides important insights that could benefit contemporary federations that suffer from a ?democratic deficit?. more...