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  • Ideology, Strategy and Party Changeby Ian Budge; David Robertson; Derek Hearl

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 60.00

    A comparative assessment of the impact of election pledges on government action. more...

  • Governance Through Social Learningby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 14.99

    Governance connotes the way an organization, an economy, or a social system co-ordinates and steers itself. Some insist that governing is strictly a top-down process guided by authority and coercion, while others emphasize that it emerges bottom-up through the workings of the free market. This book rejects these simplistic views in favour of a more... more...

  • WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparencyby Micah Sifry

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2011; US$ 15.99

    The United States government is diligent ? some might say to the point of obsession ? in defending its borders against invaders. Now we are told that a small, international band of renegades, armed with nothing more than laptops, presents the greatest threat to the US regime since the close of the Cold War. WikiLeaks? release of a massive trove of... more...

  • iOverheidby Scientific Council for Government Policy

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 54.90

    Het biometrisch paspoort, de Verwijsindex Risicojongeren, het Elektronisch Patiëntendossier, nationale en internationale gegevensuitwisseling tussen organisaties of het gebruik van digitale profielen van burgers: deze en vele andere toepassingen staan beleidsmakers en uitvoerders ter beschikking dankzij de inzet van ict. Maar wat betekent de inzet... more...

  • Foundations of Public Administrationby Peter Harris

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00

    This book has been written to explain some of the fundamental issues of public administration to a wide audience. more...

  • Key Concepts in Governanceby Mark Bevir

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 53.00

    Clear, student-friendly introduction to the technical concepts and policies of contemporay governance. more...

  • Party Politics in New Democraciesby Paul Webb; Stephen White

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 44.99

    Comparative Politics is a series for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary government and politics. The General Editors are Professor Alfio Mastropaolo, University of Turin and Kenneth Newton, University of Southampton and Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin . The series is published in association with the European Consortium... more...

  • The Tools of Governmentby Lester M. Salamon

    Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 54.99

    The Tools of Government is the first professional guide to the principles and practices of public administration in an age when governments no longer provide many services--but arrange for others to do so. Characterized by extensive collaboration among levels of government and between government and the private sector, this new approach to solving... more...

  • Public Service Improvementby Rachel E. Ashworth; George A. Boyne; Tom Entwistle

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    The performance of the public services, from education and policing to health and recycling, is a matter of concern in many countries. Issues of public service efficiency, cost, and effectiveness have moved to the forefront of political debate. This book applies the latest thinking from Management and Organization Studies to the performance of public... more...

  • Personalpolitik in schrumpfenden Kommunenby Walter Bartl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Demografisch schrumpfende Kommunen gelten als soziales Problem. Dabei wird der negative Trend der Bevölkerungsentwicklung in vielen Problemdiagnosen auf andere soziale Felder übertragen, so dass deren Niedergang unvermeidlich erscheint. Demnach lassen abnehmende Bevölkerungszahlen in Kommunen beispielsweise einen Abbau der sozialen Infrastruktur erwarten.... more...