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  • Making Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Workby Marelize Goergens; Jody Zall Kusek

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 34.99

    After more than a decade of development investments in monitoring and evaluation few countries are able to regularly report on how effective their policies and programs are in achieving the results they desire. It is not through lack of good M&E design, nor political mandates to support the effort, but from a lack of sustained management and delivery... more...

  • Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation Systemby Jody Zall Kusak; Ray C. Rist

    World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 24.99

    An effective state is essential to achieving socio-economic and sustainable development. With the advent of globalization, there are growing pressures on governments and organizations around the world to be more responsive to the demands of internal and external stakeholders for good governance, accountability and transparency, greater development... more...

  • Government of the Futureby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    What keeps governments awake at night? - How can governments best prepare themselves for current and future reform challenges? - How can a public sector develop a culture responsive to change? - What types of leaders are needed? - How can governments better communicate with citizens? - How can governments avoid "reform fatigue"? In the face... more...

  • Greener Public Purchasingby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 33.00

    Government consumption of products and services in OECD Member countries is estimated to be responsible for 9 to 25% of GDP. Given the importance of public purchasing, national and local authorities have been paying increasing attention to the opportunities to improve the environment by selecting environmentally sounder products. This publication describes... more...

  • The Public Sectorby Jan-Erik Lane

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 56.00

    The Third Edition of this successful textbook introduces students to the major concepts, models, and approaches surrounding the public sector. Now fully updated to include coverage of the New Public Management (NPM), The Public Sector is the most comprehensive textbook on theories of public policy and public administration. The Public Sector... more...

  • Citizen Lawmakersby David Schmidt

    Temple University Press 1991; US$ 35.95

    "[B]oth an engrossing history and a guide showing how citizens can make their own laws directly, at the ballot box, when elected officials are unresponsive." --Ralph NaderAfter decades of disuse, a startling upsurge in the use of the Initiative and Referendum--law-making by citizen petition and popular vote--occurred in the 1970s and 1980s. In Citizen... more...

  • Comparing Public Bureaucraciesby B. Guy Peters

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The comparative study of public policy once promised to make major contributions to our understanding of government. Much of that promise now appears unfulfilled. What accounts for this decline in intellectual fortunes and change in intellectual fashion? Comparing Public Bureaucracies seeks to understand... more...

  • The Innovative CIO and e-Participation in e-Government Initiativesby T. Obi

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 152.00

    Senior information executives are currently confronted by a continually growing and increasingly complex set of challenges. These include rapidly changing technologies, environmental issues and the current global economic situation. This book, volume 3 in the Global E-Governance Series, brings together the contributions of acknowledged experts from... more...

  • The Governance of Problemsby Robert Hoppe

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    A compelling new approach to public policy-making as problem processing, bringing together aspects of puzzling, powering and participation and relating them to cultural theory, issues about networks, models of democracy and modes of citizen participation. more...

  • When Political Parties Die: A Cross-National Analysis of Disalignment and Realignmentby Charles Mack

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 60.00

    Why do major political parties die? The shelf life of minor parties in democracies tends to be short, but major parties tend to be highly durable. The Democratic Party of the United States and the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom have been going strong for two centuries. Major parties perpetuate themselves by maintaining a consistent ideology... more...