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  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Most countries around the globe have one or two levels of regional or intermediate government, yet we have little systematic idea of how much authority they wield, or how this has changed over time. This book measures and explains the formal authority of intermediate or regional government in 42 advanced democracies, including the 27 EU member states.... more...

  • Scenarios in Public Administrationby Robert J. Daniello; Paulette M. Laubsch

    UPA 2008; US$ 29.99

    Scenarios in Public Administration focuses on the broad topics of leadership, human relationship management, technical, administrative, and political concepts for students of public administration. There are many individuals who have the technical proficiencies and are administratively competent, but they do not possess the political skills needed... 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...

  • Sustainable Governance Indicators 2009by Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 23.85

    Hauptbeschreibung Despite the limiting effects of growing interdependencies in a globalized world, national governments still have a considerably broad scope of action when it comes to ensuring sustainable policy outcomes. The key question is, however, to what extent governments can identify, formulate and implement effective reforms that render... more...

  • Un siècle de propagande ?by Robert Bernier

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 27.00

    L'auteur analyse et décrit les appareils de communication gouvernementaux des provinces canadiennes et évalue leur performance et leur efficacité sur le terrain en accordant une attention particulière au gouvernement fédéral et à celui du Québec et en les comparant à ceux du Royaume-Uni et de la France. more...

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

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 62.00

    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...

  • Wissen und Wissenszurechnung im öffentlichen Recht.by Markus Reinhardt

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Wissen erweist sich nicht nur als Macht, sondern im Recht vielfach auch als Last. So knüpft eine Vielzahl von Normen an einen Wissensbestand Rechtsfolgen, nach denen ein Recht in seiner Entstehung, seinem Inhalt oder seiner Durchsetzbarkeit beeinträchtigt wird. Sind Organisationen Adressaten derartiger Wissensnormen, findet sich... more...

  • Zielvereinbarungen im Hochschulbereichby Sebastian Schmuck

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 40.05

    Hauptbeschreibung Staatliche Hochschulen sehen sich immer mehr mit der Aufgabe konfrontiert, das aus der Privatwirtschaft stammende "Neue Steuerungsmodell" mit den dazu gehörenden Instrumenten zur Wahrnehmung ihrer Aufgaben um- und einzusetzen. Eines dieser neuen Instrumente ist die Zielvereinbarung, die auf allen Ebenen der Hochschulverwaltung abgeschlossen... more...

  • Accountable Governanceby Melvin J. Dubnick; H. George Frederickson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Public accountability is a hallmark of modern democratic governance and the foundation of the popular performance management movement. Democracy is just an empty exercise if those in power cannot be held accountable in public for their acts and omissions, for their decisions, their policies, and their expenditures. This book offers a finely detailed... more...