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  • Money and electoral politicsby Ron Johnston; Charles Pattie

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 33.26

    In this book, the authors use the latest research and unpublished material to explore financial differences across the UK’s three main parties in the four years leading up to the 2010 General Election, revealing an unhealthy picture of grassroots party organisation in which the capacity to engage effectively with many voters is concentrated in... more...

  • Infrastructural Livesby Stephen Graham; Colin McFarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Infrastructural Lives is the first book to describe the everyday experience and politics of urban infrastructures. It focuses on a range of infrastructures in both the global South and North. The book examines how day-to-day experience and perception of infrastructure provides a new and powerful lens to view urban sustainability, politics, economics,... more...

  • Building a New Foundation for Innovationby Eric V. Larson; Irene T. Brahmakulam

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The National Science Foundation created the Partnerships for Innovation program in 2000. This report synthesizes workshop discussions regarding innovation and sustainable partnerships between universities, industry and government, and participants' endorsement of an expanded NSF role. more...

  • Comparative Welfare State Politicsby Kees van Kersbergen; Barbara Vis

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Kees van Kersbergen and Barbara Vis explain the political opportunities and constraints of welfare state reform in advanced democracies. more...

  • Implementing Public Policyby Michael Hill; Peter Hupe

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 48.00

    Covering the state of the art in the theory and practice of public policy implementation and how this relates to contemporary practice, this Third Edition now further explores issues around researching implementation and the relationship between policy formulation and implementation. more...

  • Self-Organizing Federalismby Richard C. Feiock; John T. Scholz

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 88.00

    This book investigates self-organizing institutions that resolve institutional collective action dilemmas in federalism, urban governance, and regional management of natural resources. more...

  • The New Neighborhood Senior Centerby Joyce Weil

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In 2011, seven thousand American ?baby boomers? (those born between 1946 and 1964) turned sixty-five daily. As this largest U.S. generation ages, cities, municipalities, and governments at every level must grapple with the allocation of resources and funding for maintaining the quality of life, health, and standard of living for an aging population. ... more...

  • Local Governance Innovation in Chinaby Jessica C. Teets; William Hurst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Despite a centralized formal structure, Chinese politics and policy-making have long been marked by substantial degrees of regional and local variation and experimentation. These trends have, if anything, intensified as China?s reform matures. Though often remarked upon, the politicsof policy formation, diffusion, and implementation at the subnational... more...

  • Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of Historyby Barry Eichengreen

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable global financial system. When markets went into cardiac arrest in 2008, policymakers invoked the lessons... more...

  • Working Congressby Robert Mann

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    In 1964, as the polarizing Civil Rights Act made its way through the House and Senate, and Congress navigated one of the most tumultuous eras in American history, a Harris Poll put the institution's approval rating at 60 percent. Why then, fifty years later, has the public's approval of Congress eroded to an all-time low of 10 percent? Working Congress:... more...