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  • Understanding Systems of e-Governmentby Maxat Kassen

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book analyzes political and institutional aspects of e-government development in the United States and Kazakhstan, two nations with different governance systems and public administration traditions. It serves as both a policy review and agenda setting research by applying case studies of e-government strategies at the national and local levels.... more...

  • Restructuring Welfare Governanceby Tanja Klenk; Emmanuele Pavolini

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This innovative book explores the introduction and impact of marketization and managerialism in social policy by adopting a dual perspective, considering both governance and human resources. Welfare governance (e.g. welfare mix, regulation, employment conditions, customer involvement) has changed significantly in the past decade. The editors and contributors... more...

  • Lobbying Reconsideredby Gary Andres; Paul Hernnson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95

    Lobbying Reconsidered: Politics Under the Influence , reveals how lobbying is a complex process that involves more than just relationships, friends, access, favors, and influence. This book offers a broader perspective on this important dimension of American public policymaking. As a person who straddles the worlds of Washington insider and interest... more...

  • Making it Happen in Public Serviceby Michael Connolly; Stephen Prosser; Rod Hough

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 20.49

    This book examines the change management strategies and processes employed to ensure that the Labour Government’s commitment to devolution became a reality in Wales. It is an account of constitutional, cultural, organizational and human change set within a dynamic political context and is based on unprecedented research access to devolution papers... more...

  • London Boroughs at 50by Tony Travers

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 29.17

    It is the year 1965. Mary Quant introduces the miniskirt to society in her shop in Chelsea; the Dalek-style Post Office Tower is opened; and the Beatles play their last ever live UK tour date. Most importantly, on 1 April, a new system of city government is introduced and London’s thirty-two boroughs are born, revolutionising the capital into... more...

  • Developing Civic Engagement in Urban Public Art Programsby Jessica L. DeShazo; Zachary Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99

    Creating Civic Engagement in Urban Public Art addresses these and other critical questions. It demonstrates how public art can build community unity, identity and cohesiveness. The focus of this original work is how cities engage their citizens through public art. Through case studies of cities that have public art programs - some successful at... 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

    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...

  • The Presidential Appointee's Handbookby G. Edward DeSeve

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    With every new presidential administration, thousands of highly accomplished individuals face one of the greatest challenges of their lives: learning to become an effective presidential appointee. This handbook will help ease that task.In clear, crisp language, punctuated by numerous examples, Edward DeSeve explains the ten core competencies that distinguish... 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...