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  • Duverger's Law of Plurality Votingby Bernard Grofman; Andre Blais; Shaun Bowler

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Considers national-level evidence for the operation of Duverger's law in the world's largest, longest-lived and most successful democracies of Britain, Canada, India and the US. This book looks at the overall evidence for Duverger's Law in these countries and deals with evidence for the mechanical and incentive effects predicted by Duverger. more...

  • Digital Era Governanceby Patrick Dunleavy; Helen Margetts; Simon Bastow; Jane Tinkler

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99

    This book explores the world of e-government - the use by government of IT to interact with citizens, businesses, and other governments - and the significant role of IT corporations in this process in seven countries. Government information systems are big business (around 1.5% of GDP) and critical to all aspects of public policy and operations. -... more...

  • E-Government and Websitesby Aroon Manoharan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance . E -government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to participate and provide their opinion on government websites.... more...

  • Branding for the Public Sectorby Paul Temporal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    How to apply for-profit marketing strategies to non-profit organizations Branding for the Public Sector presents powerful and effective branding strategies for the public sector illustrated through case studies and examples. The book covers branding architecture, brand vision, market research, brand perception, engagement, communication, managing... more...

  • Public Management Reform in Countries in the Napoleonic Administrative Traditionby Edoardo Ongaro

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this e-book is to provide a contribution to enlarging the empirical base and widening the range of theoretical perspectives to the comparative study of public management reform. What gathered and motivated the Authors of this e-book have been the shared conviction of the necessity to “fill a gap”: not just an empirical gap but... more...

  • Selected Papers from the E-Government Workshopby Ah-lian Kor; Graham Orange

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book consists of papers selected from the eGov 2007 Workshop which was organized by the eGISE (eGovernment Integration and Systems Evaluation) Research Network and hosted by Leeds Metropolitan University. The e-book addresses both the practice and theory of eGovernment, and includes topics such as the eGovernment programme in Jordan and the... more...

  • Regions and Regionalisation Through Business Clustersby Tassilo Herrschel

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book draws on papers presented and discussed at the ESRC-funded seminar series on 'Business Clusters and Regionalisation', held in London in 2005/6. This series brought together academics and practitioners engaged in questions of region building and 'best' forms of regional governance in economic development in metropolitan areas.... more...

  • The Rise of Regional Authorityby Liesbet Hooghe; Gary Marks; Arjan H. Schakel

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional general?purpose government in 42 countries from 1950 to 2006. Yielding a complex mosaic of scores across countries and time, the authors identify some simple and fundamental patterns. more...

  • Governance in Dark Timesby Camilla Stivers

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    With the rush of calamitous events in recent years—the September 11 terror attacks, the Iraq imbroglio, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita—Americans feel themselves to be living in dark times. Trust in one another and in the government is at low ebb. People in public service face profound challenges to the meaning and efficacy of their work.... more...

  • Performance Managementby Wouter van Dooren; Geert Bouckaert; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    Tackling the key topics of reform and modernization, this important new book systematically examines performance in public management systems. The authors present this seminal subject in an informative and accessible manner, tackling some of the most important themes.   Performance Management in the Public Sector takes as its point of departure... more...