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  • Theories of Democratic Network Governanceby Professor Eva Sørensen; Professor Jacob Torfing

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 49.00

    This book seeks to renew and refocus the debate on the use of governance networks in public policy making. It raises and answers a series of questions about the dynamics, conditions and functions of governance networks and also considers the democratic implications of network governance. more...

  • The Search for Deliberative Democracy in Chinaby Ethan J. Leib; Baogang He

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 40.00

    This book investigates whether the theory of deliberative democracy - developed in the West to focus democratic theory on the legitimation that deliberation can afford - has any application to Chinese processes of democratization. It discovers pockets of theory useful to guide Chinese practices, and also Chinese practice that can educate the West. more...

  • Design for Democracyby Marcia Lausen

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 39.00

    In November 2000, when the now-infamous "butterfly ballot" confused crucial Florida voters during a hotly contested presidential race, the importance of well-designed ballots to a functioning democracy caught the nation's attention. Recognizing that our entire voting process?from registering to vote to following instructions at the polling place?can... more...

  • Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor Stateby Andrew Gelman

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 18.95

    On the night of the 2000 presidential election, Americans watched on television as polling results divided the nation's map into red and blue states. Since then the color divide has become symbolic of a culture war that thrives on stereotypes--pickup-driving red-state Republicans who vote based on God, guns, and gays; and elitist blue-state Democrats... more...

  • Manufacturing Hysteriaby Jay Feldman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    A vital, engaging, and sometimes troubling story of modern America?s struggle to live up to its ideals.   In this ambitious and wide-ranging history, Jay Feldman takes us from the run-up to World War I and its anti-German hysteria through the September 11 attacks and Arizona?s current anti-immigration movement. What we see is a striking pattern... more...

  • The International Handbook of Public Financial Managementby Richard Allen; Richard Hemming; Barry Potter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 255.00

    The International Handbook of Public Financial Management is essential reading for governmental policy-makers, and practitioners and consultants working in this field, whose importance has been highlighted by the global financial crisis. It is a primary source for academics and students of economics, public finance, accountancy and public policy. more...

  • An Insider's Guide to Political Jobs in Washingtonby William T. Endicott

    Wiley 2003; US$ 19.95

    Praise for An Insider's Guide to POLITICAL JOBS IN WASHINGTON "Bill Endicott has written a remarkable description of what Washington political jobs entail, how you get them, and where they lead-a public service." -Gerald Ford 38th President of the United States, Former Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives "Public service is essential... more...

  • Webster's New World Robert's Rules of Order Simplified and Appliedby Robert McConnell Productions

    Wiley 2011; US$ 10.99

    This is the clearest, most useful guide to parliamentary procedure, now with new information on effective and reliable procedures for nominations, elections, ballots, balloting, and ballot counting. more...

  • The Politics of Aristotleby Aristotle; William Ellis

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...

  • Voorbij het ‘Boiling Frog’ -syndroomby Aukje Nauta

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Rede uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van bijzonder hoogleraar Sociaal- en organisatiepsychologische aspecten van prosociaal gedrag aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam op vrijdag 14 december 2007 door Aukje Nauta. more...