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  • Conflict and Change in EU Budgetary Politicsby Johannes Lindner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key question with a two-step argument: Its first... more...

  • Handbook of Public Sector Economicsby Donijo Robbins

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 154.95

    Introduction to Public Economics and Fiscal Doctrine The Evolution of Economics: The Search for a Theory of Value, Lynn C. Burbridge Basic Economics of Fiscal Decentralization, William Voorhees Voting and Representative Democracy, Jane Beckett-Camarata Bureaucracy and Bureaucrats, Patricia Moore Theory of Public Goods Public Goods, Paul C. Trogen... more...

  • The Dynamics of Public Policyby A. Kay

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    In The Dynamics of Public Policy, Adrian Kay sets out the crucial methodological, theoretical and empirical implications of two important trends in the social sciences: a frequently expressed ambition for analysis of ?movies not stills? and the regular observation that policy, politics and governance is becoming more complex. more...

  • Handbook of Public Policy Analysisby Frank Fischer; Gerald J. Miller

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 209.95

    HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES The Policy Sciences at the Cross-Roads Promoting the Policy Orientation: Lasswell in Context Public Policy, Social Science and the State: An Historical Perspective POLICY PROCESSES Theories of the Policy Cycle Agenda Setting in Public Policy Policy Formulation: Design and Tools Implementing Public Policy Do Policies... more...

  • Participation in Fisheries Governanceby Tim S. Gray

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Focuses on three themes: the value that stakeholder participation bring to fisheries governance; relationship between the participatory mode and the switch from single species-based fisheries management to the ecosystem-based approach; and the relationship between fishers' experiential knowledge and fisheries science. more...

  • Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Developmentby P. Glasbergen; F. Biermann; A.P.J. Mol

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. This book examines partnerships as single collaborative arrangements, focusing on how they are created, how they operate, and their determinants. more...

  • Making Policy in Europeby Svein Andersen; Kjell A Eliassen

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 51.00

    This Second Edition of Making Policy in Europe is fully revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date introduction to the study of policy-making in the European Union (EU). The first part of the book introduces the different perspectives to study of the EU as a political system, and provides a framework for the study of the main actors... more...

  • Endogenous Public Policy and Contestsby Gil S. Epstein; Shmuel Nitzan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 129.00

    This book sets out to analyze the question of endogenous policy determ- ation, taking into account basic economic and political considerations that are relevant in a variety of institutional and political environments, in l- eral democracies as well as nondemocratic political environments. Focusing on the role of interest groups and their lobbying... more...

  • Governing the Twin Cities Regionby John J. Harrigan

    University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 67.50

    Governing the Twin Cities Region was first published in 1978. This account of the development and analysis of the current powers and policies of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul is particularly useful as a text for courses in urban politics and state and local government. It is valuable also for urban specialists... more...

  • Organizational Learning at NASAby Julianne G. Mahler

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Organizational learning, especially in public organizations, is an idea that is often promoted but seldom studied in detail. This comparative study of two space shuttle accidents offers insight into organizational learning—and what makes such learning difficult in public organizations. more...