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Acting Like a State

Kosovo and the Everyday Making of Statehood

by Gëzim Visoka

<p>How do emerging states obtain international recognition and secure membership of international organisations in contemporary world politics? This book provides the first in-depth study of Kosovo’s diplomatic approach to becoming a sovereign ...

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Acting Manager's Handbook

by V. Eugene Miller, Catherine Tuck Parrish & Larry S. Mitchell

<p>When the local government manager's position becomes vacant, someone is bound to be tapped to serve in an "acting" or interim capacity. Often the acting manager is selected from within the organization, and he or she is suddenly faced with an

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Action Research in Policy Analysis

Critical and Relational Approaches to Sustainability Transitions

by Koen P.R. Bartels & Julia M. Wittmayer

<p>Today’s pressing political, social, economic, and environmental crises urgently ask for effective policy responses and fundamental transitions towards sustainability supported by a sound knowledge base and developed in collaboration between ...

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Actionable Intelligence

Using Integrated Data Systems to Achieve a More Effective, Efficient, and Ethical Government

by John Fantuzzo & Dennis P. Culhane

<p >This edited collection presents a new approach to promoting more effective, efficient, and ethical governmental decision making and problem solving - a model called Actionable Intelligence. Actionable Intelligence is neither data nor ...

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Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

by Bernard Crick & Andrew Lockyer

Active Citizenship gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of concern, looking at the obstacles and how ...

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Activism in Jordan

by Pénélope Larzillière

<p>In Jordan, between censorship, repression and election rigging, political activism is limited – despite the democratic opening glimpsed in 1989. In this important new book, Pénélope Larzillière charts the path of longstanding activists in ...

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Activism in the Public Sphere

Exploring the Discourse of Political Participation

by Wayne Clark

<p>This title was first published in 2000. Drawing upon fieldwork conducted with Amnesty International, the Labour Party, Tenants’ Associations and the Exodus collective, this work examines the nature of political activism. The author combines ...

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Activists in Office: Kurdish Politics and Protest in Turkey

by Watts, Nicole F.

<P>Thousands of Kurdish politician-activists have been prosecuted and imprisoned, and hundreds have been murdered for espousing Kurdish political and cultural rights over the past twenty years. The risks are high, yet Pro-Kurdish political ...

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Actors, Institutions, and the Making of EU Gender Equality Programs

by Petra Ahrens

<p>This book is an actor-centred sociological study of the EU-level processes that produce gender equality policy. Based on interviews and documentary analysis, the study unpacks the process of the “Roadmap for Equality between Women and Men ...

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Actually Thinking Vs. Just Believing

by Doug Matheson

<p>In <em>actually</em> THINKING vs. <em>just</em> BELIEVING, Doug Matheson discusses the importance of learning <em>how</em> to think, not just <em>what</em> to think. The failure to do this has huge repercussions. He also calls upon us all, ...

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Adaptation And Transformation In Communist And Post-communist Systems

by Sabrina Petra Ramet

<p>This book tackles different aspects of the adaptive and transformative process in communist and post-communist systems in Eastern Europe, offering competing models, which locate the explanatory variable in different places and account for the

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Adaptation forced by external factors? The anti-Semitism movement in Fascist Italy

by Anna Leiber

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Politics - International Politics - Topic: Miscellaneous, grade: 1,1, University of Pavia, language: English, abstract: During the last 25 years, starting from the fiftieth anniversary of the ...

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Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Coastal Zone

Law and Policy Considerations

by Chad J. McGuire

<p>For as long as humans have been inhabiting coastal areas and recording what occurs in their environments, coastal zones have been defined through dynamic interactions. And this is further underlined by a more recent development: observed sea ...

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Addressing Barriers to Low-Carbon Innovation

Essays on Structures and Policies to Mobilise Private Finance

by Friedemann Polzin

<p>The author analyses how finance flows can be guided towards low-carbon value generation and growth. He investigates the arrangements between actors in the innovation system and policy measures such as technology push, demand-pull and ...

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Adjudication in Religious Family Laws

Cultural Accommodation, Legal Pluralism, and Gender Equality in India

by Gopika Solanki

<p>This book argues that the shared adjudication model in which the state splits its adjudicative authority with religious groups and other societal sources in the regulation of marriage can potentially balance cultural rights and gender ...

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Administering Elections

How American Elections Work

by Kathleen Hale, Robert Montjoy & Mitchell Brown

<p >Since the 2000 presidential election, attention to and scholarship about American elections have exploded alongside myriad proposals for election reform. This book provides a framework for a broader understanding of this critical dimension ...

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Administration and Development in the Arab World

An Annotated Bibliography

by Jamil Jreisat & Zaki R. Ghosheh

<p>This book, first published in 1986, examines the literature on administration, human resources and development in the Arab world. It emphasizes contemporary societies and their internal dynamics, the least known and most critical aspects of ...

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Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion

by Chad B. Newswander

<p>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

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Administrative Law for Public Managers

by David H Rosenbloom

<p>This book focuses on the essentials that public managers should know about administrative law—why we have administrative law, the constitutional constraints on public administration, and administrative law’s frameworks for rulemaking, ...

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Administrative Law in the Political Sys

by Kenneth F Warren

<p>Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of ...

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