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Complex Governance Networks Foundational Concepts and Practical Implications

Complex Governance Networks: Foundational Concepts and Practical Implications

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Göktuğ Morçöl
February 17, 2023

What are the roles of governments and other actors in solving, or alleviating, collective action problems in today’s world? The traditional conceptual frameworks of public administration and public policy studies have become less relevant in answering this question. This book critically assesses ...

Service-Learning for Disaster Resilience Partnerships for Social Good

Service-Learning for Disaster Resilience: Partnerships for Social Good

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Lucia Velotti, Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner, Elizabeth A. Dunn
November 25, 2022

This book is the first to discuss, in practical and theoretical terms, the pedagogical approach of service-learning to establish partnerships for social good that build disaster resilience. Across twelve chapters a collection of academics and practitioners provide insights on the benefits of ...

Critical Perspectives on Public Systems Management in India Through the Lens of District Administration

Critical Perspectives on Public Systems Management in India: Through the Lens of District Administration

1st Edition

By Amar KJR Nayak, Ram Kumar Kakani
September 30, 2022

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 ...

Behavioural Public Policy in Australia How an Idea Became Practice

Behavioural Public Policy in Australia: How an Idea Became Practice

1st Edition

By Sarah Ball
September 14, 2022

Using rich ethnographic data and first-hand experience, Ball presents a detailed account of Australia’s attempts to incorporate behavioural insights into its public policy. Ball identifies three competing interpretations of behavioural public policy, and how these interpretations have influenced ...

Governance in the 21st Century An Expanded View

Governance in the 21st Century: An Expanded View

1st Edition

By Morris Bosin
September 06, 2022

In Governance in the 21st Century, Morris Bosin offers an integrated approach in addressing real world governance challenges. Divided into four broad sections, Bosin begins in Part 1 by introducing the nature of governance, its use in the public and private sector, and at different levels in our ...

Affirmative Action in Malaysia and South Africa Preference for Parity

Affirmative Action in Malaysia and South Africa: Preference for Parity

1st Edition

By Hwok-Aun Lee
April 29, 2022

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 ...

Multiorganizational Arrangements for Watershed Protection Working Better Together

Multiorganizational Arrangements for Watershed Protection: Working Better Together

1st Edition

By Madeleine Wright McNamara, John Charles Morris
April 01, 2022

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 ...

COVID-19 Pandemic, Public Policy, and Institutions in India Issues of Labour, Income, and Human Development

COVID-19 Pandemic, Public Policy, and Institutions in India: Issues of Labour, Income, and Human Development

1st Edition

Edited By Indranil De, Soumyadip Chattopadhyay, Hippu Salk Kristle Nathan, Kingshuk Sarkar
March 24, 2022

This book looks at the institutional and governance issues faced by India during the first and second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and its adverse impact on the vulnerable sectors and groups. The book is split into four parts, with preceding chapters informing later ones. Part One outlines the ...

City Sextons Tales from Municipal Leaders

City Sextons: Tales from Municipal Leaders

1st Edition

By Staci M. Zavattaro
February 01, 2022

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 ...

A Guidebook for City and County Managers Meeting Today's Challenges

A Guidebook for City and County Managers: Meeting Today's Challenges

1st Edition

By James M. Bourey
January 25, 2022

Whether you are a student preparing for a career in public administration, a mid-career professional manager or a seasoned veteran, A Guidebook for City and County Managers provides policy guidance and advice to local governmental challenges and issues. Assuming a knowledge of the basics of public ...

Modern Weights and Measures Regulation in the United States A Brief History

Modern Weights and Measures Regulation in the United States: A Brief History

1st Edition

By Craig A. Leisy
December 27, 2021

In this book, Craig A. Leisy provides a concise history of weights and measures regulation in the United States from the early 20th century up to the present day. Written for academic and professional readers, Leisy describes basic terms and concepts, the origins and history of weights and measures...

The Effects of Technology and Institutions on E-Participation A Cross-National Analysis

The Effects of Technology and Institutions on E-Participation: A Cross-National Analysis

1st Edition

By Pragati Rawat, John C. Morris
December 15, 2021

In this book Pragati Rawat and John C. Morris identify and evaluate the impact of factors that can help explain the difference in e-participation, public participation using information and communication technology, in different countries. While cross-sectional studies have been covered, few have ...

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