Books tagged: local government

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Political Systems
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book examines political systems. Political systems are the structures and processes which channel, direct and enable the decision-making activities which are the hall-mark of politics. The text is designed for students and the general reader. It opens with a clear set of Aims and Learning Outcomes and concludes with a summary and a set of Review Questions to test understanding
Bexar BiblioTech: The Evolution of the Country's First All-digital Public Library
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Nelson Wolff takes readers on the journey from his involvement building a 240,000-square-foot central library in 1995 to creating BiblioTech, the first all-digital public library in the country in 2013.
How Local, State, and Federal Governments Work (Fourth Grade Social Science Lesson, Activities, Discussion Questions and Quizzes)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / General
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fo
The Human Side of Budgeting
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
The Human Side of Budgeting approaches the budget from a local government management point of view, and makes the case that traditional budget systems work against almost everything we know about good management.
Hard Change
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When a girl’s body is dumped in a bin, a city is forced to explore the boundaries of private interest and public good. hard change is a contemporary town hall thriller set in a midlands city with an alcohol problem. the discarded body forces police, council and health colleagues to get out from behind their desks and make personal choices - but can they act collectively to prevent another murder?
Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens can change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A booklet about how people use the ballot initiative process at the local level.
Greenwich Board of Ethics: Official Reports 1965 - 2012
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Government / General
Brief history of the Board of Ethics of the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut and reports of the Board's principal opinions, decisions and other official statements from the inception of the Board in 1965 until June of 2012. These reports cover a broad range of ethical issues facing government officials and employees, volunteers and non-profit agencies, as well as service providers and contractors.
Lesson Plans for Teaching About the 50 States
Series: Lesson Plans, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
Following Common Core Standards, this lesson plan for teaching about the 50 States is the perfect solution for teachers trying to get ideas for getting students excited about a book. BookCaps lesson plans cover five days worth of material. It includes a suggested reading schedule, discussion questions, essay topics, homework assignments, and suggested web resources.
The Borough
Price: Free! Words: 96,380. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It's the late 1980s and Sharmouth Council is having a difficult time. Accountant Dave Winner teams up with auditor Sally Travis to get to the bottom of things, but their investigations soon bring them into conflict with a powerful businessman who will stop at nothing. Ill-suited to a James Bond lifestyle, our heroes lurch from comic incompetence to improbable success, but corruption has a price.
The Ombudsmen - Time for Reform
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Thoughtful and convincing work arguing for the thorough reform of the Ombudsman system written by an MP PPS in the House of Commons.