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  • Congress and the Nation 2009-2012by David R. Tarr

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 316.00

    Chronicling the highly partisan and polarized environment during the historic first term of President Barack Obama, Congress and the Nation 2009-2012 Volume XIII is the most authoritative reference on congressional law-making and trends during the 111th and 112th Congresses. The newest edition in this award-winning series documents the most fiercely... more...

  • Lone Star Tarnishedby Cal Jillson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state?s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, 2nd edition  approaches public policy in the nation?s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the scope for asking how various policy... more...

  • Intelligence and Government in Britain and the United States: A Comparative Perspective [2 volumes]by Philip Davies

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 144.00

    Intelligence and Government in Britain and the United States: A Comparative Perspective is an intensive, comparative exploration of the role of organizational and political culture in the development of the intelligence communities of America and her long-time ally. Each national system is examined as a detailed case study set in a common conceptual... more...

  • Public Policy in the United Statesby Mark E Rushefsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The fifth edition of this well-regarded text covers the period up through the 2012 elections. It has been revised to make it sleeker, more concise, and up-to-date with a clear organisational structure. This edition accomplishes these three important goals: First, it introduces readers to the American approach to public policy making as it has been... more...

  • Achieving Ethical Competence for Public Service Leadershipby Terry L Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book shows students entering the public service as well as professionals in the field how to become ethically competent to provide the leadership needed to advance the public interest. The book doesn't just talk about ethics. The contributors describe how ethical competence should guide organizational conduct. All chapters are original, and written... more...

  • Homer Simpson Goes to Washingtonby Joseph J. Foy; Stanley K. Schultz

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 21.95

    The modern landscape of American entertainment is filled with commentary on the state of the union. Viewers turn to The Daily Show instead of Fox or CNN, satirical films such as Wag the Dog , cartoons like The Simpsons , or controversial action dramas similar to 24 in order to learn more about current events in the United States. Popular... more...

  • Responsible Governanceby Tom Cockburn; Khosro S. Jahdi

    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...

  • The Office of Management and Budget and the Presidency, 1921-1979by Larry Berman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    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...

  • State Legislatures Todayby Peverill Squire; Gary Moncrief

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 36.99

    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...

  • Die Rede des Kanzlersby Klaus Stüwe

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.34

    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...