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  • Politics of Preferenceby Krishna K. Ph.D Tummala

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 69.95

    Minorities, based on whatever criteria?linguistic, religious, ethnic, tribal, racial, or otherwise?share a distinctive contextual and social experience. Their representation in public service is important, especially when there have been public policies which have historically discriminated against them. Politics of Preference: India, United States,... more...

  • The Ethics of Dissentby Rosemary O'Leary

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 33.00

    From ?constructive contributors? to ?deviant destroyers,? government guerrillas work clandestinely against the wishes of their superiors. These many public servants are dissatisfied with the actions of the organizations for which they work, but often choose not to go public with their concerns. In The Ethics of Dissent: Managing Guerrilla Government,... more...

  • Tear Down This Mythby Will Bunch

    Free Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this provocative new book, award-winning political journalist Will Bunch unravels the story of how a right-wing cabal hijacked the mixed legacy of Ronald Reagan, a personally popular but hugely divisive 1980s president, and turned him into a bronze icon to revive their fading ideology. They succeeded to the point where all the GOP candidates for... more...

  • Crime and Public Policyby James Q. Wilson; Joan Petersilia

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    Crime and Public Policy accessibly presents the latest scientific information on the causes of crime and evidence about what does and does not work to control it. With contributions from trusted, leading scholars, on topics such as changing crime rates, sex offenders, sentencing, gangs, and more, James Q. Wilson and Joan Petersilia continue to offer... more...

  • Governance, Globalization and Public Policyby P. Kennett

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Locates general debates in public policy analysis within specific policy contexts, and in doing so, illuminates the interdependencies, complexities, diversity and contradictions evident in the contemporary policy making arena. more...

  • Explaining Institutional Changeby James Mahoney; Kathleen Thelen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    The essays in this book contribute to emerging debates in political science and sociology on institutional change, providing a theoretical framework and empirical applications. more...

  • Doing Good or Doing Betterby Monique Kremer; Peter van Lieshout; Robert Went

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 42.50

    Development policies in the globalising world more...

  • Het Lange Koord tussen Portefeuillebeleid en Investeringen van Woningcorporatiesby N. Nieboer

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 73.00

    Sinds de financiŽle verzelfstandiging van de Nederlandse sociale-huursector in de jaren 80 en 90 van de vorige eeuw hebben woningcorporaties een grotere beleidsverantwoordelijkheid gekregen wat betreft de ontwikkeling van hun woningbestand. Dit heeft geleid tot een verhoogde activiteit in het ontwikkelen van portefeuillebeleid en tot de opkomst van... more...

  • The Dynamics of Performance Managementby Donald P. Moynihan

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Efficiency. Innovation. Results. Accountability. These, advocates claim, are the fruits of performance management. In recent decades government organizations have eagerly embraced the performance modelùbut the rush to reform has not delivered as promised. Drawing on research from state and federal levels, Moynihan illustrates how governments have... more...

  • European Development Cooperationby Paul Hoebink

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

    Official Development Assistance, or foreign aid, disbursed by the EU member states reached record levels in 2008, when several member states raised their assistance considerably, while some of the new member states became donors again. This definitive study analyses a wide range of aspects of European development cooperation, covering, among others,... more...