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  • Brazil under Constructionby Sophia Beal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Brazil under Construction tracks how Brazil's major public works projects and the fiction surrounding them mark a twofold construction of the nation: the functional construction of the country's public infrastructure and the symbolic construction of nationhood. more...

  • The Struggle for EU Legitimacyby Claudia Schrag Sternberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This award-winning book seeks to answer some of the big questions on the legitimacy of the European. It does so by tracing the history of constructions and contestations of the EU's legitimacy in discourses of the European institutions and in public debate drawing on findings from a vast and diverse range of sources. more...

  • Foundations of Digital Governmentby Daniel Veit; Jan Huntgeburth

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.99

    Digital government consists in the purposeful use of information and communication technologies (ICT), in particular the internet, to transform the relationship between government and society in a positive manner. This book focuses on the current status, prospects and foundations of digital government. Integrating examples and cases from administrative... more...

  • Constituent Perceptions of Political Representationby Robin M. Lauermann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the nature of representation in democracy, focusing specifically on the factors shaping constituent evaluations of the US House Representatives and the resulting implications for government. more...

  • America's Failing Experimentby Kirby Goidel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 35.99

    In this book, author Kirby Goidel makes the controversial case that the American political system suffers from too much democracy and that the trend toward greater democratization has led to greater citizen frustration, increasing distrust of government, and institutional gridlock. more...

  • Textbook on Administrative Lawby Peter Leyland; Gordon Anthony

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 47.99

    The seventh edition of Textbook on Administrative Law has been substantially revised and updated to provide a concise and topical account of this fast-moving area of law. The guiding theme of this acclaimed textbook is how accountability is achieved through a 'grievance chain' comprising Parliament, informal methods of dispute resolution, ombudsmen,... more...

  • The Governance Report 2014by The Hertie School of Governance

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    Democratic governance faces unprecedented challenges across the OECD world and beyond. Enormous strains will be placed on states' resources and their governing capacities to deal with the combined effects of the financial crisis, climate change, and demographic change. The basic foundations of established 'statehood' will be tested. At... more...

  • Pathways of Powerby Timothy J. Conlan; Paul L. Posner; David R. Beam

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    While civics textbooks describe an idealized model of "how a bill becomes law;" journalists often emphasize special interest lobbying and generous campaign contributions to Congress; and other textbooks describe common stages through which all policies progress, these approaches fail to convey—much less explain—the tremendous diversity... more...

  • Interpreting Hashtag Politicsby Stephen Jeffares

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Why do policy actors create branded policy ideas like Big Society and does launching them on Twitter extend or curtail their life? This book reveals how policy analysis can adapt in an increasingly mediatised to offer interpretive insights into the life and death of policy ideas in an era of hashtag politics. more...

  • The PerformanceStat Potentialby Robert D. Behn

    Brookings Institution Press with Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation 2014; US$ 32.95

    It started two decades ago with CompStat in the New York City Police Department, and quickly jumped to police agencies across the U.S. and other nations. It was adapted by Baltimore, which created CitiStat?the first application of this leadership strategy to an entire jurisdiction. Today, governments at all levels employ PerformanceStat: a focused... more...