Governance Performance and Capacity Stress

Author: S. Bastow
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137289163
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Public policy systems often sustain chronic capacity stress (CCS) meaning they neither excel nor fail in what they do, but do both in ways that are somehow manageable and acceptable. This book is about one archetypal case of CCS – crowding in the British prison system – and how we need a more integrated theoretical understanding of its complexity.

Accountability and Regulatory Governance

Author: A. Bianculli
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137349581
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This collection improves our understanding of the problems associated to accountability in regulatory governance, focusing on audiences, controls and responsibilities in the politics of regulation and through a systematic exploration of the various mechanisms through which accountability in regulatory governance

Elites Institutions and the Quality of Government

Author: Carl Dahlström
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137556285
Format: PDF
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To a large extent, elite politicians, bureaucrats, and businessmen hold the fortunes of their societies in their hands. This edited volume describes how formal and informal institutions affect elite behaviour, which in turn affects corruption and the quality of government.

Auditing Good Government in Africa

Author: M. Gustavson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113728272X
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This book gives a comprehensive overview of the literature on development in Sub-Saharan Africa, and challenges the notions of African public officials presented there. It focuses on public audit institutions and offers rich empirical research results, which contradicts many assumptions made in the literature on development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

Issues in Healthcare Management Economics and Education 2011 Edition

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Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464965447
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Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education. The editors have built Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Healthcare Management, Economics, and Education: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.