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  1. Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introduction

    By Andrew I Cohen

    What makes a policy work? What should policies attempt to do, and what ought they not do? These questions are at the heart of both policy-making and ethics. Philosophy, Ethics and Public Policy: An Introduction examines these questions and more. Andrew I. Cohen uses contemporary examples and...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. People Skills for Public Managers

    By Suzanne Mccorkle, Stephanie Witt

    This book fills the need for a communication-based, public sector framed book. The authors combine just enough basic theory about communication with specific skill development in areas of immediate interest to those who work in the public sector. It also features a strong "practice" orientation,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Financial Management in the Public Sector

    Tools, Applications and Cases, 3rd Edition

    By Xiaohu (Shawn) Wang

    The new edition of this popular book provides a step-by-step guide on how to use financial management and budgeting tools in the public sector. The book features a practical, case-study approach, and includes plentiful exercises and examples. It is designed as a textbook for courses on public...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Comparative Public Administration

    2nd Edition

    Edited by J.A. Chandler

    This accessible introduction to the system of public administration uses a clear, country by country analysis to the contemporary system of public administration and management in a number of significant countries. This text examines the extent to which new public management, politicians and public...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. New Public Governance

    A Regime-Centered Perspective

    Edited by Douglas Morgan, Brian Cook

    Written by scholars who have been at the forefront of the NPG debate as well as by scholar-practitioners, this book provides lessons learned from experience on how networked, contract-based and partnership-centered approaches to government can be undertaken in ways that preserve the values at the...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Governing Metropolitan Areas

    Growth and Change in a Networked Age, 2nd Edition

    By David K. Hamilton

    Interest and research on regionalism has soared in the last decade. Local governments in metropolitan areas and civic organizations are increasingly engaged in cooperative and collaborative public policy efforts to solve problems that stretch across urban centers and their surrounding suburbs. Yet...

    Published April 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The American Welfare State

    A Practical Guide

    By Brian Glenn

    Through a practical introduction to the policies of the American welfare state—a wide-ranging subject much discussed but seldom described—this concise volume details the four main areas of social welfare policy: housing assistance, nutrition assistance, income assistance, and medical assistance. In...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Making of Criminal Justice Policy

    By Sue Hobbs, Christopher Hamerton

    This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice,...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Guide to Ethics and Public Policy

    Finding Our Way

    By D. Don Welch

    Developed by D. Don Welch during his 28 years of teaching ethics and public policy, the rationale behind A Guide to Ethics and Public Policy is to present a comprehensive guide for making policy judgments. Rather than present specific cases that raise moral issues or discuss the role a few...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Research Methods for Public Administrators

    Third Edition

    By Gail Johnson

    As in previous editions, this highly practical book is written with beginning MPA students and practitioners in mind. It focuses on the interpretation and use of research findings, not just number crunching. It covers the entire research process, from initial questions to final report, in clear,...

    Published March 29th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. China and East Asian Regionalism: Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building
    Edited by Suisheng Zhao
    To Be Published January 31st 2015
  2. Green vs. Green: The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production
    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  3. Direct Democracy in the United States: Petitioners as a Reflection of Society
    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  4. The State and Security in Mexico: Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective
    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. Public Sector Ethics: Theory and Applications
    By Steven G. Koven
    To Be Published February 11th 2015

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