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Campaigns from the Ground Up: State House Elections in a National Context

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Campaigns from the Ground Up: State House Elections in a National Context...

John S. Klemanski, David A. Dulio, Michael Switalski

Politics & government; Elections & referenda; Regional government

Hardback

Based on data from the most recent elections, this book examines state house races in four key states California, Texas, Michigan,... [more]

$242.00

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ASEAN and the Security of South-East Asia

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ASEAN and the Security of South-East Asia

Michael Leifer

Regional government; International relations

Paperback

This book examines how the states of ASEAN have attempted to confront the problems of regional security. It considers the... [more]

$67.99

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Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

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Basic Services for All in an Urbanizing World

United Cities and Local Governments, David Satterthwaite

Development studies; Public administration; Regional government

Paperback

UCLG's Third Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization (GOLD III) examines basic service provision and the current... [more]

$108.00

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Understanding Influence: The Use of Statebuilding Research in British Policy

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Understanding Influence: The Use of Statebuilding Research in British Policy...

Thomas Waldman, Sultan Barakat, Andrea Varisco

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Regional government policies; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

Despite the increasing volume of research on state building, the use and uptake of findings by those involved in policy-making... [more]

$252.00

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Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments

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Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments...

Marilyn Marks Rubin, Katherine G. Willoughby

Public administration; Regional government; Public finance

Hardback

State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than... [more]

$116.00

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State and Local Government: The Essentials

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State and Local Government: The Essentials

Ann O'M. Bowman (Texas A&M University), Richard C. Kearney (North Carolina State University)

Regional government

Paperback

Espouses that government can be a force for good in society, while addressing critics simultaneously. Through coverage of... [more]

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State and Local Politics: Institutions and Reform

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State and Local Politics: Institutions and Reform

Christopher Mooney, Tracy L. Osborn, Todd Donovan, Daniel Smith

Regional government

Hardback

Offering a comparative approach, this book shows you how politics and government differ between states and communities, and... [more]

$167.95

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Renegade Cities, Public Policy, and the Dilemmas of Federalism

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Renegade Cities, Public Policy, and the Dilemmas of Federalism

Lori Riverstone-Newell

Regional government

Hardback

When state and federal governments intrude, abdicate responsibility, or prove unable to respond to local needs, how can cities... [more]

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Hearts & Minds

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Hearts & Minds

Chris Bowen

History; Politics & government; Political manifestos; Regional government policies

Paperback

Presents a manifesto to secure the Australian Labor Party's position as the dominant force in Australian politics. It advocates... [more]

$24.99

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Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach

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Challenges in City Management: A Case Study Approach

Becky J. Starnes

Regional government

Hardback

City management in developing countries is a quickly growing area in current public administration literature. However, little... [more]

$126.00

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Rethinking Municipal Privatization

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Rethinking Municipal Privatization

Oliver D. Cooke (Richard Stockton College, USA)

Regional government; Privatisation; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Examines the privatization of New York City's Central Park. This book highlights the immense theoretical and political issues... [more]

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Local Government and Strategic Choice: An Operational Research Approach to the Processes of Public Planning

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Local Government and Strategic Choice: An Operational Research Approach...

John Friend, Neil Jessop

Regional government; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

This work is concerned with the processes of policy-making in local government. The authors address themselves to the basic... [more]

$252.00

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From Carr to Keneally: Labor in Office in NSW 1995-2011

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From Carr to Keneally: Labor in Office in NSW 1995-2011

David Clune, Rodney Smith

History; Political leaders & leadership; Political parties; Regional government

Paperback

At the NSW state election in 2011, the media reported that the public was waiting with baseball bats to remove the 16 year... [more]

$39.99

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Russian Regions and Regionalism: Strength through Weakness

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Russian Regions and Regionalism: Strength through Weakness

Anne Aldis, Graeme P. Herd

Regional studies; Regional government

Paperback

This work examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers themes related to regionalism, including... [more]

$75.99

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Charles Court: I Love This Place

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Charles Court: I Love This Place

Ronda Jamieson

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

Paperback

Charles Court- I love this place is an indepth look at the life and career of one of Western Australia's most successful premiers.... [more]

$45.00

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The People's Congresses and Governance in China: Toward a Network Mode of Governance

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The People's Congresses and Governance in China: Toward a Network Mode of...

Ming Xia (City University of New York, USA)

Political structures: democracy; Regional government

Paperback

Provides an assessment of China's communist rule, its viability as well as its prospect of democracy. This work offers a comprehensive... [more]

$75.99

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High Cost of Free Parking

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High Cost of Free Parking

Donald Shoup (University of California - Los Angeles, USA)

Regional government policies; Transport planning & policy

Hardback

American drivers park for free on nearly ninety-nine percent of their car trips, and cities require developers to provide... [more]

$124.00

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Sustainability in Austerity: How Local Government Can Deliver During Times of Crisis

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Sustainability in Austerity: How Local Government Can Deliver During Times...

Philip Monaghan

Politics & government; Regional government; Sustainability

Paperback

Sustainability in Austerity has been written to provide local leaders with a lifebelt in these turbulent times. It empowers... [more]

$58.99

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Rescaling Social Policies towards Multilevel Governance in Europe: Social Assistance, Activation and Care for Older People

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Rescaling Social Policies towards Multilevel Governance in Europe: Social...

Yuri Kazepov

Sociology & anthropology; Care of the elderly; Regional government policies

Paperback

Offers an assessment of the workings of multi-level governance in terms of social welfare policy across different clusters... [more]

$141.00

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Freedom of Information: Local Government and Accountability

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Freedom of Information: Local Government and Accountability

Michael Hunt

Public administration; Regional government

Hardback

Since the UK's Freedom of Information Act of 2005, which allows public right of access to information held by public authorities,... [more]

$242.00

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Argentina's Foreign Policy: Domestic Politics and Democracy Promotion in the Americas

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Argentina's Foreign Policy: Domestic Politics and Democracy Promotion in...

Ana Margheritis

Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Regional government policies

Hardback

Explores the interaction of presidential power, regional issues, and domestic instability in the shaping of Argentina's foreign... [more]

$76.99

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Reforming State Legislative Elections: Creating a New Dynamic

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Reforming State Legislative Elections: Creating a New Dynamic

William M. Salka

Elections & referenda; Regional government

Hardback

Looks at what legislatures should, and should not, do in pursuit of effective electoral reform. [more]

$76.99

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The Politics of Self-Governance

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The Politics of Self-Governance

Eva Sorensen, Peter Triantafillou

Regional government

Hardback

Using the term 'governance imaginary', or what a given society envisions to be the proper way of governing public affairs,... [more]

$242.00

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The City in American Political Development

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The City in American Political Development

Richardson Dilworth (Drexel University, USA)

Urban communities; Regional government

Paperback

There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments - cities - in the United States, employing more people than... [more]

$79.99

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Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

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Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

Miriam Greenberg (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)

Regional government; Public relations

Hardback

Traces the rise of New York City as a brand and the resultant transformation of urban politics and public life. This title... [more]

$273.00

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