By William Sims Curry
Utilizing the result of new examine in all fifty states, writer William Sims Curry bargains up to date best-practice files, methodologies, and templates together with: a Request for suggestion (RFP), a scorecard for proposals to pick the best-qualified contractor, a toolkit for assembly socioeconomic contracting objectives with out compromising cost, caliber, or on-time supply, and a version providers agreement (MSC). specified attention is given to acquiring services in states of emergency. a number of extra assets for practitioners can be found on-line, together with pattern contracts and a simple, low-cost instrument for monitoring contractors' development and value administration.
The roadmap and templates contained during this booklet and to be had on-line to readers will end up necessary to nation and native executive organization contracting pros and different officers and staff referred to as upon to take part within the drafting of solicitations, writing sole resource justifications, writing scopes of labor, serving on boost agreement making plans and resource choice groups, recommending award of contracts, or helping within the administration of these contracts.
By Daniela Giannetti,Kenneth Benoit
This publication explores how intra-party politics impacts executive formation and termination in parliamentary platforms, the place the norm is the formation of coalition governments.
The authors glance past social gathering team spirit and self-discipline in parliamentary democracies to take a broader view, assuming a variety of personal tastes between occasion contributors after which exploring the incentives that provide upward push to coordinated celebration behaviour on the electoral, legislative and govt degrees. The chapters during this booklet percentage a typical analytical framework, confronting theoretical types of presidency formation with empirical info, a few drawn from cross-national analyses and others from theoretically established case stories. a particular characteristic of the ebook is that it explores the effect of intra-party politics at diversified degrees of presidency: nationwide, neighborhood and european. this gives the chance to enquire present theories of coalition formation in new political settings. eventually, the booklet deals a variety of cutting edge equipment for investigating intra-party politics which, for instance, creates a necessity to estimate the coverage positions of person politicians within political events.
This publication should be of curiosity to political scientists, in particular students interested by examine on political events, parliamentary structures, coalition formation and legislative behaviour, multilevel governance, eu and european politics.
By Kathleen Staudt
Culled from many years of firsthand observations of borders from worldwide and written with a severe and gender lens, the textual content is framed with consciousness to heritage, geography, and the ability of flicks and travelogues to symbolize humans as “others.” Professor Kathleen Staudt advances border ideas, different types, and theories to target exchange, migration, and protection highlighting the significance of states, their size of time considering the fact that independence, and border bureaucrats’ discretionary practices. Drawing on her Border Inequalities Database for an international viewpoint, Staudt demands decreasing inequalities and construction associations within the universal grounds of borderlands. The ebook gains maps and different visuals with lists of hyperlinks on the shut of so much chapters.
Broadly comparative in nature, Border Politics in a world period will charm not just to scholars of border experiences; it is going to additionally stimulate realization in comparative politics, overseas stories, and political geography.
By Donald F. Kettl
By Michael Patrick Cullinane,Clare Frances Elliott
In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten extraordinary biographers to the White residence to invite them one query: which previous American president should still I emulate? This was once now not the 1st time Obama requested students this, however the resolution he bought might vary as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008 Obama selected Lincoln; in 2009, Reagan; and in 2010, Theodore Roosevelt.
Perspectives on Presidential management is an exam of presidential legacy, and specifically an research of the 1st ever united kingdom score of yankee presidents which happened in 2011. In 13 chapters, 13 person presidential administrations are assessed. a few presidents were thought of successful, others a failure; either forms are featured in those 13 case reviews in a measured try to know how the conception of presidential management evolves, shifts, and contorts throughout 3 centuries of yankee politics. The case reviews additionally derive from the services of the amassed British, Irish and Canadian authors, all of whom are best students of their fields, and plenty of of which took half within the 2011 survey.
At a time whilst realizing presidential legacy is in excessive call for, this ebook deals a special overseas standpoint. via prolonged statement and inter-disciplinary examine of the united kingdom viewpoint it presents groundbreaking examine.
By Charles Sampford,Spencer Zifcak
By Tina Hilgers,Laura Macdonald
By Ridgway M., Jr. Hall,Robert C., Jr. Davis,Richard E. Schwartz,Nancy S. Bryson,Timothy R. McCrum
utilizing this publication, you'll tips on how to deal with the "field facet" of RCRA compliance, together with deciding on dangerous waste, transporting detrimental fabrics less than EPA and DOT rules, and eliminating stable wastes. additionally, you will how one can deal with the "paperwork facet" of RCRA compliance, operating with such files as RCRA allows, manifests and land ban files, and underground-storage-tank notices.
New matters addressed during this version comprise the hot provisions concerning recycling, the corrective motion application, and the rules of combustion devices; adjustments in enforcement coverage, civil and felony legal responsibility, and citizen fits; and new rules relating to land disposal, underground garage tanks, amenities siting, and municipal sturdy waste management.
By Haroon A. Khan
One of the key goals of excellent governance is human improvement. Many fear that with out reliable governance, many constructing nations may possibly develop into failed states.
Using one of many worst commercial failures in Bangladesh to this point, Haroon A. Khan is helping additional our figuring out of the significance of bureaucratic ability for attaining solid governance and gives a brand new paradigm for a advantage procedure to enhance governance. In doing so, he introduces the reader to the concept that of excellent governance and its value by means of investigating its courting with failed states, globalization, bureaucratic effectiveness, and human improvement.
The concept of excellent Governance and the Politics of the worldwide South will be invaluable for the scholars attracted to political technology, public management and overseas relations.
By John Robert Greene
Such milestones because the fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany, the autumn of the Soviet Union, the discount rates and personal loan problem, and the transition to the Clinton management obtain renewed and much extra distinct remedy the following, as do the ramifications of George H. W. Bush's positions and guidelines. Greene additionally devotes plentiful recognition to Bush's post-presidency, together with his dating together with his son, President George W. Bush, in addition to the improvement of his shut friendship with invoice Clinton. The elder Bush emerges from this reappraisal as a significantly extra activist president, with a extra activist management, than used to be formerly assumed. Greene's concise and readable account drawing at the contents of the bush Library, the papers of James A. Baker III, and private interviews, exhibits us the forty first president—and hence a massive bankruptcy in American history—in a brand new and extra revealing light.