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  • Politikkompetenz ? ein Modellby Joachim Detjen; Peter Massing; Dagmar Richter; Georg Weißeno

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99

    In den letzten Jahren hat in der Bildungsforschung und in der Politikdidak­tik ein Paradigmenwechsel stattgefunden. Stärker als früher sollen Erzie­hung und Bildung wissensorientiert sein und dabei auf literacy fokussieren. Civic literacy als Fähigkeit zum Umgang mit politischen Symbolsystemen in Alltagskontexten ist nunmehr ein explizit erklärtes... more...

  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy B. Adams; Danny L. Balfour

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 66.00 US$ 56.10

    Although social scientists generally do not discuss "evil" in an academic setting, there is no denying that it has existed in public administration throughout human history. Hundreds of millions of human beings have died as a direct or indirect consequence of state-sponsored violence. The authors argue that administrative evil, or destructiveness,... more...

  • Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreformby Bernhard Blanke; Stephan von Bandemer; Frank Nullmeier; Göttrik Wewer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2005; US$ 54.99

    Das Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform ist zugleich Einführung und Nachschlagewerk. Es liefert einen breiten Überblick zu Konzepten, Entstehungszusammenhängen, praktischen Anwendungsfeldern und Entwicklungsperspektiven zum Thema Verwaltungsreform. Die dritte Auflage wurde überarbeitet und erweitert. more...

  • Dismantling Democratic Statesby Ezra N. Suleiman

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    Bureaucracy is a much-maligned feature of contemporary government. And yet the aftermath of September 11 has opened the door to a reassessment of the role of a skilled civil service in the survival and viability of democratic society. Here, Ezra Suleiman offers a timely and powerful corrective to the widespread view that bureaucracy is the source... more...

  • A Restless Mindby Benjamin Frankel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Amos Perlmutter has devoted his academic career to the study of comparative politics, international relations and modern authoritarianism. He has written 14 books and more than 70 articles in academic journals. He has also been a prolific contributor to newspapers in the United States and abroad and offered commentary on TV and radio shows. These essays... more...

  • Autonomie und Steuerung verselbständigter Behördenby Tobias Bach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 37.75

    Es gibt seit einigen Jahren eine internationale politik- und verwaltungswissenschaftliche Diskussion zu strukturell verselbständigten Behörden außerhalb der Ministerialverwaltung (?Agencies?). Ausgangspunkt ist die Beobachtung, dass bei der Ausgestaltung der Steuerungsbeziehungen zwischen Ministerien und Behörden erhebliche Unterschiede festzustellen... more...

  • Improving Public Sector Productivityby Ellen D. Rosen

    SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    This volume shows how public agencies can be made more efficient and humane, providing practical guidance to enhance both service quality and client satisfaction at local, state and national levels. Examples focus on the issues of quality management, improving service delivery, job reorganization and worker empowerment. more...

  • Implementing the OECD Principles for Integrity in Public Procurementby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    With procurement accounting for 13% of GDP and a third of government expenditures on average in OECD countries, investing in appropriate processes to mitigate risks of waste and corruption leads to efficiency gains considering the financial stakes. In 2008 OECD countries committed to promoting transparency, integrity, good management as well as accountability... more...

  • Government at a Glance 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00

    Government at a Glance 2013  provides readers with a dashboard of key indicators assembled with the goal of contributing to the analysis and international comparison of public sector performance. Indicators on government revenues, expenditures, and employment are provided alongside key output and outcome data in the sectors of education and health.... more...

  • Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governanceby Jos Raadschelders; Eran Vigoda-Gadot

    Wiley 2015; US$ 118.95 US$ 103.09

    A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of the mechanisms behind public administration Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and function of governments around the world. Written by two of the field's leading public administration scholars, this book provides an interdisciplinary... more...