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Political institutions and public administration

  • Public Administration in East Asiaby

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 179.95

    Written by leading experts, Public Administration in East Asia: Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan examines the inner workings of governments in East Asia, in particular its public administration and related public policy processes. It focuses on the apparatus of government ? the agencies, their values, context, and policies within which... more...

  • Handbook of Decision Makingby

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 199.95

    Over time, thought processes and decision making styles evolved and were shaped by theological, philosophical, political, social, and environmental factors and trends. Recently, advances in technology have borne an unprecedented influence on our social environment. Contemporary thinking inevitably reflects this influence and moves us from a linear,... more...

  • International Handbook of Public Procurementby

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 189.95

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few textbooks for courses on the subject. Filling this... more...

  • Public Policy Disasters in Europeby Paul 't Hart; Pat Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    This book presents case studies of recent and often spectacular failures of policy including the BSE crisis, the 'Arms to Iraq' affair, the German currency union, and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster'. more...

  • E-Governanceby Perri 6

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Wrong Winnerby David W. Abbott; James P. Levine

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95

    This book describes what the authors identify as an emerging political crisis in U.S. politics: the possible winning of the presidency by a candidate with far fewer votes than his or her opponent. David W. Abbott and James P. Levine stress both the irrationality and peculiar nature of the current electoral system, emphasizing recent and current political... more...

  • Anti-Political Establishment Partiesby Amir Abedi

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Institutions of American Democracy - The Executive Branchby Joel D. Aberbach; Mark A. Peterson

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 29.99

    DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Executive Branch as an Institution of American Constitutional Democracy, Jaroslav Pelikan INTRODUCTION: Presidents and Bureaucrats: The Executive Branch and American Democracy Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson SECTION I: THE HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE CONTEXT 1. The Evolution of the Presidency:... more...

  • Campaigning to the New American Electorateby Marisa Abrajano

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    This is one of the first research endeavors to systematically compare the content of Spanish and English language campaign ads over an extended period of time (2000-2004) and across a variety of elections (Presidential, Congressional and Gubernatorial). Not only does it examine the way in which politicians have communicated to the nation's two largest... more...

  • Politics the Wellstone Wayby Wellstone Action; Bill Lofy

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Edited by Bill LofyPolitics the Wellstone Way offers a comprehensive set of strategies to help progressives channel energy into winning issue-based and electoral campaigns. From the school board all the way to the White House, Politics the Wellstone Way instructs people on becoming better organizers, candidates, campaign workers, and citizen activists,... more...