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  1. Effective Writing in the Public Sector

    By John W. Swain, Kathleen Dolan Swain

    Intended for both students and practitioners in public administration who want to communicate more effectively with a variety of audiences, this book offers clear, easy-to-understand guidelines on how to write more clearly, concisely, and coherently, as well as correctly. It covers the basics of...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Nonprofit Organizations

    Theory, Management, Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Helmut K. Anheier

    In this new edition of his popular textbook, Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, Management, Policy, Helmut K. Anheier has fully updated, revised and expanded his comprehensive introduction to this field. The text takes on an international and comparative dimensions perspective, detailing the...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management

    An Introduction

    By Sandra van Thiel

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Research in public administration and public management has distinctive features that influence the choices and application of research methods. Periods of change and upheaval in the public sector provide ample opportunities and cases for research, but the standard methodologies for researching in...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Dalit Capital: State, Markets and Civil Society in Urban India
    By Aseem Prakash
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. Regional Governance in Post-NAFTA North America: Building without Architecture
    Edited by Brian Bow, Greg Anderson
    To Be Published December 1st 2014
  3. Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia
    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang
    To Be Published December 9th 2014
  4. Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community
    By Larry N. Gerston
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  5. Policy Makers on Policy: The Mais Lectures
    Edited by Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Wood
    To Be Published December 12th 2014

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