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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95
States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance of this issue, we don?t know enough about how states and their leaders draw inferences about their adversaries? long-term intentions. Knowing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and previously held norms of acceptable moral behavior,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
While innovation has long been a major topic of research and scholarly interest for the private sector, it is still an emerging theme in the field of public management. While ?results-oriented? public management may be here to stay, scholars and practitioners are now shifting their attention to the process of management and to how the public sector... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Written by a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised sixth edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on bureaucracy. New to the 6 th edition: More international case studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The key difference between success and failure for most governance systems is adaptation, specifically the ability to resolve the existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges that constrain adaptation. Local, regional and national systems differ in how they are designed to organize effective participation and create innovative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.99
Resilience has become a central concept in government policy understandings over the last decade. In our complex, global and interconnected world, resilience appears to be the policy ?buzzword? of choice, alleged to be?the solution to a wide and ever-growing range of policy issues. This book analyses the key aspects of resilience-thinking and highlights... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
Drawing lessons from the eFez Project in Morocco, this volume offers practical supporting material to decision makers in developing countries on information and communication technologies for development, specifically e-government implementation. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 2.99
When Edward Snowden hit the send button on a laptop in Hong Kong in June 2013, just shy of his 30th birthday, he became the poster boy for an acutely American conundrum: the tension between the government's constitutional commitment to the privacy of individuals and its responsibility for the safety of the nation. Stuart Taylor, Jr. reviews 200 years... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 378.00
Anyone hoping to improve teamwork, performance, and budgeting, training, and evaluation programs in their organization should look no further. Completely revised, Public Productivity Handbook, Second Edition defines the role of leadership, dimensions of employee commitment, and multiple employee-organization based relationships for effective internal... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
A Functional Analysis of Political Television Advertisements is a unique investigation into the extremely important medium of campaign advertising. The book analyzes presidential primary and general ads through 2012, ads from third party candidates, ads for governor and congress, and ads from foreign countries. It examines trends in political advertising... more...