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  • The Maastricht Treaty: Second Thoughts after 20 Years

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Simon Duke

    The Maastricht Treaty, signed in 1992 and ratified in the following year, is widely seen as a landmark in the evolution of the European Union. It introduced into the treaty framework revolutionary new elements such as the co-decision procedure between the Council and the European Parliament,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge
    Journal of European Integration Special Issues

  • Administrative Culture in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Edited by Ishtiaq Jamil, Steinar Askvik, Farhad Hossain

    The book explores theoretical, methodological, and empirical underpinnings of administrative culture as well as prospects and challenges associated with it in the context of and across developing and transitional countries. Referring to dominant norms and values in public organizations…

    Hardback – 2014-11-02
    Routledge

  • The Changing Context of Local Democracy

    Role Perception and Behaviour of Municipal Councillors

    Edited by Hubert Heinelt

    This book reflects on the role and task perception as well as the behaviour of councillors in the changing context of local democracy. Political leadership at the local level has attracted growing attention in recent years in parallel with reforms of local government and of the municipal…

    Hardback – 2014-10-02
    Routledge

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-18
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Public Sector Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Decentralisation and Local Governance

    Edited by Christopher J. Rees, Farhad Hossain

    Over recent decades, decentralization has emerged as a key Public Sector Reform strategy in a wide variety of international contexts. Yet, despite its emergence as a ubiquitous activity that cuts across disciplinary lines in international development, decentralization is understood and applied in…

    Hardback – 2012-08-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Governance

    New Technologies for Improving Public Service and Participation

    By Michael E. Milakovich

    The application of digital information and communication technologies (ICTs) to reform governmental structures, politics, and public administration is widely and perhaps naively viewed as the twenty-first century "savior," the enlightened way to reinvigorate democracy and improve the quality of…

    Paperback – 2011-09-26
    Routledge

  • Kenya's Uncertain Democracy

    The Electoral Crisis of 2008

    Edited by Peter Kagwanja, Roger Southall

    The plunging of Kenya, until recently a centre of stability and growth in East Africa, into political and economic uncertainty following the general election of December 2007 is regarded as a major cause for global and African concern. It is widely accepted that the elections were deeply…

    Hardback – 2010-04-13
    Routledge

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