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  • Youth and Political Participation: A Reference Handbookby Glenn Utter

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 64.00

    Surveys indicate that those under the age of 30 consistently score the lowest on factual questions about politics, and young people are the least likely to engage in political activity online despite being the age group most likely to use the Internet. Many political researchers and activists are justifiably concerned, linking the low level of political... more...

  • M-Governmentby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 49.00

    This report aims to foster a better understanding on how to leverage the economic and social impacts of the implementation of the Internet into mobile devices to enable ubiquitous governments, sustain public sector innovation and transform public service delivery. The content of this report paves the way for the Report on Agile Government to be... more...

  • Ministerial Advisorsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 33.00

    Government leaders need high-quality and responsive advice to make informed decisions, particularly to help restore long-term economic growth. Indeed, in many countries ministerial advisors are appointed primarily in order to increase the responsiveness of government and help address strategic challenges faced by government leaders. At the same time,... more...

  • OECD Public Governance Reviews: Sloveniaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 75.00

    This book presents a comprehensive review of governance and public management in Slovenia.It identifies how reforms can better reinforce each other in support of overall government objectives and examines reform strategies that have worked in other countries to provide a series of recommendations. more...

  • OECD Public Governance Reviews: Franceby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 98.00

    The reform programme called "General Review of Public Policies" ( Révision Générale des Politiques Publiques , RGPP), implemented at central government level in France in 2007, is a novel approach for OECD countries by its mode of governance, directly and continuously involving the highest state officials in France. In this... more...

  • Partizipation in der Wissensgesellschaftby Ray Hebestreit

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 30.10

    ​Wie können in zeitgenössischen (Wissens-)Gesellschaften Qualität und Legitimität politischer Entscheidungen gewährleistet und verbessert werden? Dazu wird seit einigen Jahren nicht nur in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland vermehrt die Einbeziehung zusätzlicher Akteure in die politische Willensbildung und Entscheidungsfindung jenseits repräsentativ-demokratischer... more...

  • Politikkompetenz – ein Modellby Joachim Detjen; Peter Massing; Dagmar Richter; Georg Weißeno

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 20.07

    In den letzten Jahren hat in der Bildungsforschung und in der Politikdidak­tik ein Paradigmenwechsel stattgefunden. Stärker als früher sollen Erzie­hung und Bildung wissensorientiert sein und dabei auf literacy fokussieren. Civic literacy als Fähigkeit zum Umgang mit politischen Symbolsystemen in Alltagskontexten ist nunmehr ein explizit erklärtes... more...

  • Unmasking Administrative Evilby Guy B. Adams; Danny L. Balfour

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 66.00

    Although social scientists generally do not discuss "evil" in an academic setting, there is no denying that it has existed in public administration throughout human history. Hundreds of millions of human beings have died as a direct or indirect consequence of state-sponsored violence. The authors argue that administrative evil, or destructiveness,... more...

  • Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreformby Bernhard Blanke; Stephan von Bandemer; Frank Nullmeier; Göttrik Wewer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2005; US$ 37.13

    Das Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform ist zugleich Einführung und Nachschlagewerk. Es liefert einen breiten Überblick zu Konzepten, Entstehungszusammenhängen, praktischen Anwendungsfeldern und Entwicklungsperspektiven zum Thema Verwaltungsreform. Die dritte Auflage wurde überarbeitet und erweitert. more...

  • The Essential Antifederalistby William B. Allen; Gordon Lloyd

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 39.00

    This edited collection of readings from Antifederalist thought was first published in 1985. Here presented with a completely revised and updated interpretive essay from the editors and expanded to cover the period of the founding from 1776-91, this book is the most complete one-volume collection of its kind. more...