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  • Governing Modern Societiesby Hubert Heinelt

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and participatory governance and how they relate to each other.... more...

  • The Changing Context of Local Democracyby Hubert Heinelt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal administration as well as the debate on a shift from government to governance. But this debate is mainly focused on single leaders, i.e. mayors or executive officers. Considering the power triangle... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in the 21st Centuryby Hubert Heinelt; Daniel Kübler

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a cross-national analysis of contemporary issues and challenges for the governing of urban regions. The case studies on Germany, Spain, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Finland, the UK, Switzerland, Australia, the US and Canada, place particular emphasis on the tensions building on metropolitan governing capacity and democratic legitimacy.... more...

  • Lokale Politikforschung heuteby Hubert Heinelt; Angelika Vetter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.58

    Die wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit Fragen der lokalen Politik verändert sich parallel zu den Herausforderungen, mit denen ihr Forschungsobjekt umzugehen hat. In der Regel werden diese Themen einzeln aufgegriffen und aus verschiedenen Perspektiven abgehandelt. Dieser Band versucht im Gegensatz dazu, einen Überblick über die aktuellen Probleme... more...

  • The Second Tier of Local Government in Europeby Hubert Heinelt; Xavier Bertrana

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and German Landkreise, this book reveals both the specific... more...

  • Metropolitan Governance in Deutschlandby Karsten Zimmermann; Hubert Heinelt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 26.79

    Das Buch schildert die Grundproblematik des Regierens in Ballungsräumen und gibt einen Überblick über die dominierenden Paradigmen und Leitideen der letzten 60 Jahre, die jeweils die konkrete Gestaltung von Organisationsformen anleiteten. Ob und wie Governance-Arrangements in Ballungsräumen in der Lage sind, die besonderen Herausforderungen einer politischen... more...

  • Bürgermeister in Deutschlandby Jörg Bogumil; Hubert Heinelt

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 42.68

    Die Bürgermeister in Deutschland sind durch die flächendeckende Einführung der Direktwahl des hauptamtlichen Bürgermeisters in den 1990er Jahren stärker in den Fokus des öffentlichen Interesses geraten. Allerdings waren empirische Studien über ihr Sozialprofil, ihr Verhalten und ihre Machtposition im kommunalen Entscheidungssystem oder ihr Verhältnis... more...

  • Urban Governance and Democracyby Michael Haus; Hubert Heinelt; Murray Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The issue of local governance is high on the institutional agenda of many local and regional authorities throughout the OECD countries. This book explores the relationship between two key issues of urban governance - leadership and community involvement - and how making these two elements more complementary can lead to more effective as well as legitimate... more...

  • Legitimacy and Urban Governanceby Hubert Heinelt; David Sweeting; Panagiotis Getimis

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    A fresh examination of the relationship between two key issues in the on-going debate on urban governance - leadership and community involvement. It explores the nature of the interaction between community involvement and political leadership in modern local governance by drawing on empirical data gathered from case-studies concerning cities in... more...

  • The European Mayorby Henry Bäck; Hubert Heinelt; Annick Magnier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 94.48

    Henry Bäck, Annick Magnier and Hubert Heinelt There are various images of the political leader in Europe’s cities and towns. There is the time-honoured ceremonial mayor watching over the keys of the city. But there also is the political boss ruthlessly governing his/her ‘subjects’. We might also offer the streamlined university educated professional... more...