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  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Joseph Epstein

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 4.99

    From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America --first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's... more...

  • Governing by Networkby Stephen Goldsmith; William D. Eggers

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Examines for the first time the US government's transformation from centralized control over public programmes to facilitating services through networks of nongovernmental entities, as seen through the experience of dozens of public innovators. more...

  • Persuasion: History, Theory, Practiceby George Pullman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 23.95

    George Pullman's lively and accessible introduction to the study of persuasion is an ideal text for use in courses where the understanding and practice of argumentation, rhetoric, and critical thinking are central. Continually challenging his readers to seek and recognize sound evidence, to question the obvious, and to assess and reassess the credibility... 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...

  • Public Administration & Public Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to†their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs... more...

  • Policy Bureaucracyby Edward C Page; Bill Jenkins

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 124.99

    Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should... more...

  • Worlding Brazilby Laura Lima

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This book looks at the development of thinking about security in Brazil between 1930 and 2010. In order to do so, it develops a new framework for thinking about intellectual history in Brazil and applies it to the development of knowledge on security in that country. Building on the Gramscian literature on ?late modernization? and ?conservative... more...

  • Understanding Postcolonialismby Jane Hiddleston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Postcolonialism offers challenging and provocative ways of thinking about colonial and neocolonial power, about self and other, and about the discourses that perpetuate postcolonial inequality and violence. Much of the seminal work in postcolonialism has been shaped by currents in philosophy, notably Marxism and ethics. "Understanding Postcolonialism"... more...

  • Cosmopolitanismby Stan van Hooft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cosmopolitanism is a demanding and contentious moral position. It urges us to embrace the whole world into our moral concerns and to apply the standards of impartiality and equity across boundaries of nationality, race, religion or gender in a way that would have been unheard of even fifty years ago. It suggests a range of virtues which the cosmopolitan... more...

  • Theorien der Internationalen Beziehungen kompaktby GŁnther Auth

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 525.00

    This book is an introduction to current theoretical perspectives in the field of international relations. It carefully develops the systematic connections between older and more recent currents and different paradigmatic perspectives. The aim is to enable students to begin working independently and to bolster their understanding of the... more...