Critical Perspectives on Public Systems Management in India Through the Lens of District Administration
Multiorganizational Arrangements for Watershed Protection Working Better Together
City Sextons Tales from Municipal Leaders
Judicializing the Administrative State The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937
The Data Economy Implications from Singapore
The Politics of Fracking Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns
Amar KJR Nayak, Ram Kumar Kakani
February 02, 2021
This book analyses the effectiveness of district administration from critical management perspective. Using classical organizational theory and leadership competency framework, the authors conducted a comparative study of two exemplary districts with distinctive traits in India ─ a rural district ...
Ian Scott, Ting Gong
December 18, 2020
This book analyses central questions in the continuing debate about success factors in corruption prevention and the efficacy and value of anti-corruption agencies (ACAs). How do ACAs become valued within a polity? What challenges must they overcome? What conditions account for their success and ...
Madeleine Wright McNamara, John Charles Morris
October 30, 2020
With cross-pollination of the public administration and policy implementation literatures, Madeleine Wright McNamara and John Charles Morris present the Multiorganizational Interaction Model as a framework to explore the use of cooperation, coordination, and collaboration between 15 federal/state ...
October 23, 2020
Malaysia and South Africa implement the most extensive affirmative action programmes worldwide. This book explores why and how to effect preferential treatment which has been utilized in the pursuit of inter-ethnic parity, specifically in higher education, high-level occupations, enterprise ...
Staci M. Zavattaro
July 06, 2020
City sextons are a dying breed and in this book sextons from throughout the United States share their experiences as a city’s chief death expert. With a view to investigating their role in local governance processes, how they contribute to public engagement in cities, and what are some ...
George Robert Bateman, Jr.
December 05, 2019
In this book, George Robert Bateman, Jr. presents a philosophical examination of the potential benefits of participatory budgeting (PB), with recommendations of how they might be realized. The work of social philosophers like Thomas Jefferson, John Dewey, Robert Putnam are studied to better ...
David John Farmer
September 26, 2019
How can public administration (P.A.) nudge government to govern fundamentally better in terms of policy? How critical is P.A. contemplation and nudges – prods, shoves or hammer blows - to government-in-context? In this book, David John Farmer argues that government-in-context refers to ...
John C. Morris, Martin K. Mayer, Robert C. Kenter, Luisa M. Lucero
June 25, 2019
After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010. Since President Trump's election into office, the ACA has stayed in the headlines. Trump has continued to call for the replacement and repeal of ...
May 15, 2019
A basic feature of the modern US administrative state taken for granted by legal scholars but neglected by political scientists and historians is its strong judiciality. Formal, or court-like, adjudication was the primary method of first-order agency policy making during the first half of the ...
Sree Kumar, Warren B. Chik, See-Kiong Ng, Sin Gee Teo
October 09, 2018
"The data economy" is a term used by many, but properly understood by few. Even more so the concept of "big data". Both terms embody the notion of a digital world in which many transactions and data flows animate a virtual space. This is the unseen world in which technology has become the master, ...
Sarmistha R. Majumdar
September 13, 2018
Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable ...
Saba Siddiki, Salvador Espinosa, Tanya Heikkila
July 10, 2018
Studying compliance to uncover whether compliance is occurring, and what motivates it, is central to the broader study of governance. Contextualizing Compliance in the Public Sector: Individual Motivations, Social Processes and Institutional Design develops an interdisciplinary approach for ...