Politics & International Relations Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Political Science, International Relations, Military & Strategic Studies, and Public Administration & Management. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

Public & Nonprofit Management

  • Public Administration and Public Affairs

    13th Edition

    By Nicholas Henry

    Public Administration and Public Affairs demonstrates how to govern efficiently, effectively, and responsibly in an age of political corruption and crises in public finance. Providing a comprehensive, accessible and humorous introduction to the field of Public Administration, this text is designed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • American Public Administration

    Public Service for the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Cropf, John L. Wagner

    American Public Administration has been the go-to introductory textbook for Public Administration courses with a focus on civil society for the last decade. Now in an extensively revised and updated second edition, authors Cropf and Wagner weave the most recent and compelling research throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Public Policy

    Preferences and Outcomes, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher A. Simon

    Now in a thoroughly revised third edition, Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes is designed to help students enrolled in a public policy course discuss policy issues and understand the ways in which public policy is grounded in normative theory. This approachable book examines the role of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Public Personnel Management

    Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 6th Edition

    Edited by Norma M. Riccucci

    Public Personnel Management has served as an essential, concise reader for public personnel and human resource management courses in the fields of public administration, political science, and public policy over the last 25 years. Since the first edition published in 1991, the book has offered…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • Managing Public and Nonprofit Organizations

    Stories of Success and Failure, 1st Edition

    By Charles Coe

    Managing Public and Nonprofit Organizations approaches public management learning in a unique way, examining more than 100 high-profile and little-known administrative failure and success stories to explore how failures happen, how they can be prevented, and how to replicate…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Personnel Management in Government Agencies and Nonprofit Organizations

    6th Edition

    By Dennis L. Dresang

    The long-awaited new edition of this highly praised text includes full coverage of policy issues and professional practice in nonprofit organizations, as well as at federal, state, and local levels of government. Retaining its accessible writing style, this sixth edition: examines the latest…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • Leadership and Change in Public Sector Organizations

    Beyond Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by James D. Ward

    Successful change in the public sector can be supported or hindered by political and administrative leadership, individual and group motivation, and the public’s perception of the effectiveness of public officials and government structures. But do the very characteristics of public sector…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis

    Concepts and Practice, 6th Edition

    By David L. Weimer, Aidan R. Vining

    Often described as a public policy “bible,” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for and the limitations to public policy. It offers practical advice about how to do policy…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ron Bialek, Leslie M. Beitsch, John W. Moran

    Rapid changes in healthcare and public health offer tremendous opportunities to focus on process improvement. Public health departments and agencies increasingly work collaboratively with hospitals and other community partners to promote knowledge and improve collective impact through public and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Regulatory Politics in an Age of Polarization and Drift

    Beyond Deregulation, 1st Edition

    By Marc Allen Eisner

    Regulatory change is typically understood as a response to significant crises like the Great Depression, or salient events that focus public attention, like Earth Day 1970. Without discounting the importance of these kinds of events, change often assumes more gradual and less visible forms. But how…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Ethics Management for Public and Nonprofit Managers

    Leading and Building Organizations of Integrity, 3rd Edition

    By Donald C Menzel

    This practical book is dedicated to building ethical organizations. It has been written for college students preparing for careers in public service as well as for elected and appointed officials, administrators, and career public servants in the United States and elsewhere. Concise and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Business Improvement District Movement

    Contributions to Public Administration & Management, 1st Edition

    By Seth A. Grossman

    This comprehensive book covers the theory and practice of Business Improvement Districts or BIDs – partnerships between local communities and governments established to revitalize neighborhoods and catalyze economic development in a region. In this book, author Seth Grossman demonstrates the ways…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17
    Routledge

  • Strategic Planning and Decision-Making for Public and Non-Profit Organizations

    1st Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik

    This book provides administrators in public and non-profit organizations with direction and a framework from which to lead their organizations effectively. Taking a global approach to the issues administrators need to examine when managing a group of employees at any level (including budgeting and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy