Key Titles in the 2018 Public Admin and Public Policy catalog

Here you’ll find our newest and best public affairs titles, including new
core textbooks for every major course in the discipline, dynamic and topical
books to supplement a course, jargon-free books for practitioners, and cutting edge
research monographs and handbooks.

Introductory Public Administration Textbooks

  • The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics

    By Bradley S. Chilton, Stephen M. King, Viviane E. Foyou, J. Scott McDonald

    While many introductory public administration textbooks contain a dedicated chapter on ethics, The Public Administration Profession is the first to utilize ethics as a lens for understanding the discipline. Analyses of the ASPA Code of Ethics are deftly woven into each chapter alongside complete…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    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 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Introducing Public Administration

    9th Edition

    By Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick, Albert C. Hyde

    Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Public Administration Workbook

    8th Edition

    By Dennis L. Dresang

    Public administration is a craft that demands real-world application of concepts and theories often learned in a classroom. Yet many students find it difficult to make the leap from theory to practice completely unaided. The Public Administration Workbook, 8e is specifically designed with the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge

  • Public Administration

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

    Marc Holzer and Richard W. Schwester have written a fresh and highly engaging textbook for the introductory course in Public Administration. Their coverage is both comprehensive and cutting-edge, including not only all the basic topics (OT, budgeting, HRM), but also reflecting new realities in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge

  • The New Public Service

    Serving, Not Steering, 4th Edition

    By Janet V. Denhardt, Robert B. Denhardt

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge

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