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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Civil Service Reform Strengthening World Bank and IMF Collaborationby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 7.50

    Civil service reform is often essential to bring about governanceimprovements that are needed for sustainable poverty reduction.A workshop hosted by the World Bank and the IMF in September 2001provided a forum to review the effectiveness of Bank-Fund advice and programs on civil service reform, and to propose ways to improve jointefforts in coming... more...

  • Governance of the IMF: An Evaluationby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 12.50

    The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) was established by the IMF?s Executive Board in 2001. It provides objective and independent evaluation of issues related to the IMF. The IEO operates independently of IMF management and at arm?s length from the IMF Executive Board. For more information on the IEO?s activities, visit the IEO website: www.ieo-imf.org.... more...

  • Parkinson's Lawby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2015; US$ 7.99

    Master time management and increase productivity This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding and implementing Parkinson?s Law, providing you with the essential information and saving time. In 50minutes you will be able to:    ? Understand the three statements that Parkinson used to develop the law and assess whether they... more...

  • E-Governanceby Perri 6

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 115.00

    The e-governance revolution is said to be changing everything, but will all the modelling tools, electronic meeting management systems and online consultations really change political judgement in policy formation? Using case studies from local and federal government in the US and Europe, Perri 6 examines these claims and presents a new theory of how... more...

  • Managing Networks of Twenty-First Century Organisationsby Perri 6; Dr Nick Goodwin; Professor Edward Peck; Dr Tim Freeman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00

    The book presents a novel theory of how networks of organizations work, what varieties are possible and how their strengths and weaknesses differ. The argument is illustrated using four case studies in which networks of firms and organizations in defence contracting, biotechnology, health care and combating crime and disorder are examined. The book... more...

  • Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle Eastby Myriam Ababsa; Baudouin Dupret

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 38.99

    Irregular or illegal housing constitutes the ordinary condition of popular urban housing in the Middle East. Considering the conditions of daily practices related to land and tenure mobilization and of housing, neighborhood shaping, transactions, and conflict resolution, this book offers a new reading of government action in the cities of Amman, Beirut,... more...

  • Bidding for Developmentby Ngiste Abebe; Mary Trina Bolton; Maggie Pavelka; Morgan Pierstorff

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the intersection between transportation development and the Olympic bid process. It explores how cities who participate in the bidding process can accelerate their transportation development, regardless of the bid result. more...

  • Justice and Public Administrationby Charles F. Abel; Arthur J. Sementelli

    University of Alabama Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    Justice and Administration is an ambitious effort to grapple with justice as a theoretical component of the practice of public administration, yet with sufficient theoretical power to be meaningful in philosophy, political studies, and sociology.   The time is ripe for such an effort, as the questions that gather under the labels of modernity,... more...

  • Practical Authorityby Rebecca Neaera Abers; Margaret E. Keck

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95

    On the basis of research from a decade-long, multi-site study of efforts to transform freshwater management in Brazil, Practical Authority asks how new institutional arrangements established by law become operational in practice. more...

  • Aviation and International Cooperationby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses an essential gap in the regulatory regime, which provides legislation, statements and guidelines on airlines, airports, air navigation services providers and States in the field of aviation, but is notably lacking when it comes to the rights of the airline passenger, and the average citizen who is threatened by military air strikes.... more...