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  1. Unmasking Administrative Evil

    3rd Edition

    Completely revised, and featuring a new foreword by Philip Zimbardo and a new chapter on the abuses at Abu Gharib, this classic work examines how the modern age, with its emphasis on technical rationality, has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil. The authors argue that the tendency toward...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Bandy

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    The impact of the global financial crisis on government funds has been significant, with squeezed budgets having to satisfy ever-increasing demands for public services. Managers working in the public sector are confronted daily with targets and demands that are often set in confusing accounting and...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, 2nd edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Alexander Henderson

    Series: The Public Solutions Handbook Series

    Municipal Shared Services and Consolidation provides a comprehensive and clear review of the theories and practices of structuring and managing complex local government services. Intended for both students and practitioners, this volume in the Public Solutions Handbook Series addresses concepts and...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Unmasking Administrative Evil

    4th Edition

    By Guy Adams, Danny Balfour

    The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities

    By Douglas Morgan, Kent S. Robinson, Dennis Strachota, James A. Hough

    Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA programme.Many currently available texts for this course suffer from a combination of defects that include a focus on federal and state...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Service Values

    By Richard C. Box

    Public Service Values is written for both graduate and undergraduate courses in public affairs. It should be valuable reading in any course where discussion of public service values will enrich the learning experience and offer a guide to professional practice. The text explores the meaning and...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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

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Forthcoming Textbooks

  1. Education Management and Management Science
    Edited by Dawei Zheng
    To Be Published July 7th 2015
  2. Governing Agricultural Sustainability: Global lessons from GM crops
    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda
    To Be Published July 13th 2015
  3. Themes in Economic Analysis: Theory, policy and measurement
    Edited by Subrata Guha, Rajendra Prasad Kundu, S. Subramanian
    To Be Published July 15th 2015
  4. Integrated Land Use Planning for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
    Edited by M. V. Rao, V. Suresh Babu, Suman Chandra, G. Ravindra Chary
    To Be Published July 18th 2015
  5. Public Procurement Policy
    Edited by Gustavo Piga, Tunde Tatrai
    To Be Published July 22nd 2015

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