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  • Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

    Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion, 1st Edition

    By Chad B. Newswander

    As first responders to public problems, administrators must survey situations, identify solutions, and occasionally make executive decisions that are binding upon the government as a whole. The ability for administrators to assert claims that orient the government in a particular direction is not…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina T. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Managing IoT Systems for Institutions and Cities

    1st Edition

    By Chuck Benson

    This book defines what IoT Systems manageability looks like and what the associated resources and costs are of that manageability. It identifies IoT Systems performance expectations and addresses the difficult challenges of determining actual costs of IoT Systems implementation, operation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Auerbach Publications
    Internal Audit and IT Audit

  • Electoral Politics in India

    The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suhas Palshikar, Sanjay Kumar, Sanjay Lodha

    The general elections held in 2014 in India — the largest democracy in the world — to elect the 16th Lok Sabha brought in dramatic results. This important volume explains not only the startling victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the equally surprising downfall of the Congress…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge India

  • States, American Indian Nations, and Intergovernmental Politics

    Sovereignty, Conflict, and the Uncertainty of Taxes, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

    American Indian nations are sovereign political entities within the United States. They have complex relationships with the federal government and increasingly with state governments. Regulatory conflict between Native nations and states has increased as Native nations have developed their own…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Manipulating Political Decentralisation

    Africa's Inclusive Autocrats, 1st Edition

    By Lovise Aalen, Ragnhild L. Muriaas

    Can autocrats establish representative subnational governments? And which strategies of manipulation are available if they would like to reduce the uncertainty caused by introducing political decentralisation? In the wake of local government reforms, several states across the world have introduced…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Manipulating Courts in New Democracies

    Forcing Judges off the Bench in Argentina, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Castagnola

    When can the Executive manipulate the composition of a Court? What political factors explain judicial instability on the bench?  Using original field data from Argentina's National Supreme Court and all twenty-four Provincial Supreme Courts, Andrea Castagnola develops a novel theory to explain…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Congressional Communication in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Jocelyn Evans, Jessica M. Hayden

    Communication defines political representation. At the core of the representational relationship lies the interaction between principal and agent; the quality of this relationship is predicated upon the accessibility of effective channels of communication between the constituent and representative.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Organizing for Policy Influence

    Comparing Parties, Interest Groups, and Direct Action, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Farrer

    In this book, Benjamin Farrer explains how activists can influence the policies they care about, even when they are outnumbered and their issues are ignored. The solution lies in a surprising place: organizational choice. Different types of organizations will be more influential under particular…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Iraqi Federation

    Origin, Operation and Significance, 1st Edition

    By Farah Shakir

    Political instability has characterised the modern history of Iraq, which has proven itself as a complex state to govern. However, the creation of a federal system in 2005 offers the potential for change and a deviation from a past characterised by authoritarian government, brutality and war. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

  • Voice and Power in Africa's Democracy

    Institutions, Participation and Accountability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Said Adejumobi

    Africa has made notable progress in its nascent democracy but with uneven performance across countries. However, across the board, challenges abound. Central to Africa’s checkered democratic narrative is the weakness of its democratic institutions, participatory mechanisms and accountability…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

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