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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
This comprehensive book provides a comparative policy analysis of public-private partnerships in 14 Western European countries from Scandinavia to Greece, bringing together insights from government, economics and politics. Thomas Krumm describes and analyses the forms and extents of collaboration between the state and private sector organisations,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 115.00
This is an analysis of the revolution of the last two decades that has built an extensive new regulatory apparatus governing British public ethics. The book sets the new machinery in the wider institutional framework of British government. Its main purpose is to understand the dilemmas of regulatory design that have emerged in each area examined. more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
In defence of councillors is an unashamed defence of local representative democracy and of those elected to serve as councillors from the often ill-informed, ill-judged and inaccurate criticism made by the media, government and public, of councillors' personal, political and professional roles.By using qualitative research from a number of related... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00
This comparative Handbook provides a pioneering and comprehensive account of regulatory impact assessment - the main instrument used by governments and regulators to appraise the likely effects of their policy proposals. Renowned international scholars and practitioners describe the substance of impact assessment, situating it in its proper theoretical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Prior to the European Union (EU) 2004/2007 enlargement there were several predictions that this event would hamper progressive decision-making within the EU on environmental policy. It was believed that the new member states had adopted EU rules as a consequence of the EU's conditionality and consequently they would rather slow down the reform speed... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 94.99
This collection of original essays by prominent authors contributes to current debates about democracy in powerful and provocative ways. The occasion for bringing together this notable collection of essays is the opportunity to examine the crisis in democracy and the promise of new alternative models. more...
- Thomas Nelson 2012; US$ 12.79
The war against drugs was supposed to make America better, right? It failed. Not only does the drug war fail to keep Americans from using drugs, but its crackdown tactics also produce bigger problems than it promises to solve. In this fearlessly audacious book, Joel Miller shows that drug prohibitio more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of interpretive political science in the United Kingdom. It explains... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This book calls for a renewed examination of the professions as public or semi-public institutions with significant influence on civic culture. It offers a treatment of twelve different professions, showing how each traditionally understood itself, how it functioned within society, and how it understands itself today. more...