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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 16th 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 9th 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 12th 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 29th 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 29th 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 29th 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 14th 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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