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- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 34.00
PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY ADMINISTRATION SERIES Edited by Donald Kettl How should a manager handle different accountability expectations? While a commonplace term in government lexicon, accountability has escaped precise definition, leaving managers at a disadvantage when trying to monitor the performance of their programs. Including more than 300... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 33.00
What can American policymakers learn from the experiences of European democracies? While we can look to our own history and to the ideas emanating from our own public sphere, by looking abroad we can also learn lessons from European policies ? from both those that have proven successful and those that have failed. The contributors in this volume examine... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29
The monograph covers the fundamentals and the consequences of extreme geophysical phenomena like asteroid impacts, climatic change, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding, and space weather. This monograph also addresses their associated, local and worldwide socio-economic impacts. The understanding and modeling... more...
- Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95
Written by key people in the field, this timely and accessible book argues that treating policy?s movement as an active process of ?translation?, in which policies are interpreted, inflected and re-worked as they change location, is of critical importance for studying policy. more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 22.99
This book offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of successful renewable energy projects in the European Union. After the decision of several European governments to change energy policies in favor of renewable energy sources, the number of nuclear power plants as well as overall coal production have decreased significantly already. Conrad Kunze... more...
- Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 18.35
Even before the publication of Progress and Poverty in 1879, San Francisco political economist and publisher Henry George (1839-1897) had written extensively about what he considered to be the causes for worldwide economic inequity?land monopolization and speculation by wealthy entrepreneurs and corrupt politicians. But his attacks on these evils... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99
Lowell E. Baier, one of America?s preeminent experts on environmental litigation, chronicles the century-long story of Americas? resources management, focusing on litigations, citizen suit provisions, and attorneys? fees. Inside the Equal Access to Justice Act will be a valuable resource for the environmental legal community, environmentalists,... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2005; US$ 27.95
Water quality concerns are not new to the Great Lakes. They emerged early in the 20th century, in 1909, and matured in 1972 and 1978. They remain a prominent part of today?s conflicted politics and advancing industrial growth. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, became a model to the world for environmental... more...
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99
Rick Santorum made his name in the 2012 presidential race with his principled conservatism. To understand Santorum?s worldview and vision for America, there is no better source than his New York Times bestselling book, It Takes a Family . It Takes a Family is one of the most profound and comprehensive books of political thought ever written... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This is a go-to volume for all those who seek to address the nature of Western civilization and its enduring significance in American education, especially higher education. There are no other single volume works that incorporate the same range of discussion on this topic by leading scholars. more...