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- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 17.99
The fundamental argument this book is, first, that Richard Nixon, though not generally regarded as a charismatic or emotionally outgoing politician like Franklin Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan, did establish profound psychic connections with the American people, connections that can be detected both in the brilliant electoral success that he enjoyed... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99
The newest installment in a quadrennial series that now spans five presidential elections, this book presents a broad overview of the presidential nomination process and showcases some of the most interesting work now being done on the politics of presidential selection. Written by leading experts, including a former presidential candidate, The... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 42.99
To understand the challenges of political leadership and how top executives succeed in accomplishing an administration's objectives, business in government experts Paul R. Lawrence and Mark A. Abramson present the findings of a two year's study of top political appointees in the Obama administration. The participants?deputy secretaries and agency... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
"Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics. Indeed, during the 2008 presidential primary campaign, Hillary Clinton was derided for even suggesting that some lobbyists represent "real Americans." But although many popular commentators position interest groups as representatives of special?not "public"?interests, much organized advocacy... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Proposals for reform have dotted the federal management landscape in the United States for more than 50 years. Yet these efforts by public management professionals have frequently failed to produce lasting results. In her new book, Federal Management Reform in a World of Contradictions , renowned public administration scholar Beryl A. Radin reveals... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Die Themen Schule und Bildung führen regelmäßig zu hitzigen politischen Diskussionen und von allen Seiten werden Neuorientierungen oder grundlegenden Änderungen innerhalb des Bildungswesens eingefordert. Das schlechte Abschneiden der Schüler in kognitiven Bereichen sowie die zunehmende Gewaltbereitschaft und Aggression unter Kindern... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 44.99
This is the leading introduction to professional values and ethics in social work. Frederic G. Reamer provides social workers with a succinct and comprehensive overview of the most critical issues relating to professional values and ethics, including the nature of social work values, ethical dilemmas, and professional misconduct. Conceptually... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
"Authenticity," the dominant cultural value of the baby boom generation, became central to presidential campaigns in the late 20th century. Beginning in 1976, Americans elected six presidents whose campaigns represented evolving standards of authenticity. Interacting with the media and their publics, these successful presidential candidates... more...
- Caxton Press 2005; US$ 16.95
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Idaho is a state with many varied interests vying for political control. Whether it be in the politically liberal north, the staunchly conservative southeast or the rapidly changing southwest of the state, the social and political factors that determine who gains power in the... more...