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  • Regierungssysteme und Reformenby Doreen Spörer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 32.32

    Die Reformenleistungen im postkommunistischen Raum weisen ein eklatantes Gefälle auf, das vermehrt auf die Präsenz präsidentieller Regierungssysteme zurückgeführt wird. Diese Behauptung greift jedoch zu kurz, da ihre Fürsprecher Regierungssysteme lediglich dichotom betrachten und Politikpräferenzen politischer Akteure ignorieren. Die Autorin wirft... more...

  • Local Elites, Political Capital and Democratic Developmentby Stefan Szücs; Lars Strömberg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 38.79

    Local Elites, Political Capital and Democratic Development is another solid step forward in a significant, decentralized research program, Democracy and Local Governance (DLG), which was initiated in the summer of 1991 -- just th after one of the final great political transformations of the 20 Century. Other research reports (B. Jacob, et al. , Democracy... more...

  • The Champion in Youby Kenneth Ulmer

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99

    True champions are made, not born. God builds champions and He wants to build you into the champion you were meant to be. Success is defined in today s culture mostly by monetary wealth. Leaders are defined by leading. But champions are in a class by themselves. They are not defined by money or followers, but by how they live and influence... more...

  • Reformen in Kommunalpolitik und -verwaltungby Wüstenrot Stiftung; Hellmut Wollmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.72

    Dem Buch liegen die Ergebnisse eines vergleichenden (im Auftrag der Wüstenrot Stiftung am IfS Institut für Stadtforschung und Strukturpolitik GmbH, Berlin, durchgeführten) Forschungsprojekts zu Grunde, in dem die Reformen der kommunalen Politik und Verwaltung in Großbritannien/England, Schweden, Frankreich und Deutschland untersucht wurden. Diese vier... more...

  • A Critical Study of Self-Help and Self-Improvement Practicesby Scott Cherry

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    The contemporary cultural phenomenon of self-help is highly visible and yet inadequately understood. This study explores the seeming polarization of self-help – the splitting of the individual (the self) and the collective (the help) – through detailed ethnographic examination of self-help books and self-help groups. It relates these “poles”... more...

  • The Second Tier of Local Government in Europeby Hubert Heinelt; Xavier Bertrana

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and German Landkreise, this book reveals both the specific... more...

  • Local Government Reorganisationby Steve Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives. more...

  • Happily Ever After Couponsby Inc. Sourcebooks

    Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 5.99

    Live happily ever after with these romantic coupons for couples. As You Wish This coupon entitles you to one wish come true. Roses are red ... This coupon entitles you to a bouquet of your favorite flowers. Moonlight Waltz This coupon entitles you to a night dancing by the moonlight. ... more...

  • Leviathanby Clint Bolick

    Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 14.99

    In Leviathan, renowned public interest attorney Bolick describes how the unchecked growth of local governments is eroding our nation's productive vitality and threatening us with "grassroots tyranny"and ultimately reveals that, although the rules are often rigged in favor of local governments and against ordinary citizens, we can take action to rein... more...

  • Managing Local Servicesby George A. Boyne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The Labour Government has introduced legislation to place a new duty of Best Value on local authorities, and abolish compulsory competitive tendering. This work identifies the differences between the two systems and evaluates the development of the new regime, using case studies. more...