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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
In the first comprehensive study of the Office of Management and Budget Larry Berman traces its evolution from a once impartial and objective presidential staff agency to The Office of Meddling and Bumbling (TOMB), as it was known by the end of the Nixon administration. In doing so he analyzes both its established role and the subsequent changes in... more...
- Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Evolving stories of governance and change are being written into the emerging custom and practice of all kinds of organizations today, whether they are global or domestic, startup or blue chip, corporate or government agency. Changing ways of ?doing business? are not new, nor is globalization of business, but the velocity and trajectory of both are... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 49.99
Die Amtszeit einer Bundesregierung beginnt mit einem Ritual: Nach seiner Vereidigung gibt der Bundeskanzler im Deutschen Bundestag eine Große Regierungserklärung ab. Seit den Tagen Konrad Adenauers enthält die Rede eine Analyse der aktuellen Situation und Ankündigungen zur künftigen Regierungspolitik. Schon aus diesem Grund gehört sie zu den wichtigsten... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.99
A concise and provocative introduction to state legislative politics, this book a supplement for state and local government courses and upper level courses on legislative politics. It examines state legislatures and state lawmakers, putting them in historical context, showing how they have evolved over the years, and differentiating them from... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 0.00
Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first to clearly state that: "the subjugation of women is a direct threat to the security of the United States." This declaration has come to be known as the Hillary Doctrine, and it was formally incorporated into the first Quadrennial Diplomatic and Development Review of U.S. foreign policy in 2010. If the Hillary Doctrine... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95
Revolutionary War officer Nathan Hale, one of America?s first spies, said, ?Any kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.? A statue of Hale stands outside CIA headquarters, and the agency often cites his statement as one of its guiding principles. But who decides what is necessary for the public good, and is... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 18.95
John F. Sullivan was a polygraph examiner with the CIA for thirty-one years, during which time he conducted more tests than anyone in the history of the CIA's program. The lie detectors act as the Agency's gatekeepers, preventing foreign agents, unsuitable applicants, and employees guilty of misconduct from penetrating or harming the Agency. Here... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 17.95
While at Purdue University on an NROTC scholarship in 1971, Roland Haas was recruited to become a CIA deep clandestine operative. He underwent intensive training to prepare for insertion into hostile areas, including High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) parachuting and weapons instruction. In the course of his first mission (to East and West Germany,... more...
- Herder Verlag 2012; US$ 14.30
2012 steht in den USA im Zeichen des Präsidentschaftswahlkampfs und auch Europa schaut gespannt zu. Warum sind so viele Amerikaner gegen Obamas Gesundheitsreform? Was bewegt sie beim Thema Klimaschutz? Und wie ist es grundsätzlich mit der vielbeschworenen »Wertegemeinschaft« des Westens bestellt? Was trennt und was verbindet Amerikaner und Europäer?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This text examines why and when policies or organizations are terminated, how they can be terminated successfully, and what often prevents them from being terminated. The literature on termination and a variety of case studies are reviewed in order to identify theories supported by research. more...