Politics & International Relations: Public Administration & Management

  • Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Edition book cover

    Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Public Administration Research Methods: Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 

  • Governing Hybrid Organizations book cover

    Governing Hybrid Organizations

    By Jan-Erik Johanson, Jarmo Vakkuri

    Intuitively, organisations can easily be categorised as ‘public’ or ‘private’. However, this book questions such a black and white dichotomy between public and private, and seeks a deeper understanding of hybrid organisations. These organisations can be found at micro, meso and macro levels of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 

  • Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation book cover

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation

    By Svetlana Hristova, Mariusz Czepczynski

    Public Space: Between Reimagination and Occupation examines contemporary public space as a result of intense social production reflecting contradictory trends: the long lasting effects of the global crisis, manifested in supranational trade-offs between political influence, state power and private…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Environmental Policy and Politics book cover

    Environmental Policy and Politics

    7th Edition

    By Michael E. Kraft

    Covering global threats such as climate change, population growth, and loss of biodiversity, as well as national, state, and local problems of environmental pollution, energy use, and natural resource use and conservation, Environmental Policy and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of U.S.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 

  • New Public Management in Africa: Emerging Issues and Lessons book cover

    New Public Management in Africa

    Emerging Issues and Lessons

    Edited by Benon C. Basheka, Lukamba-Muhiya. Tshombe

    The administrative sciences were strongly dominated by public administration’s turn to managerial perspectives in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, and "New Public Management" promised to produce efficient, responsible, and client-oriented public services. The reforms carried out in this…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Social Synthesis: Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems book cover

    Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Policymaking for Citizen Behavior Change: A Social Marketing Approach book cover

    Policymaking for Citizen Behavior Change

    A Social Marketing Approach

    By Nancy R. Lee

    Social marketing is a discipline unfamiliar to many policymakers, often confused with the more frequently applied and studied fields of social media, behavioral economics, or social change. Social marketing is a growing field and methodology, however, that has been successfully applied to improve…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 

  • Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions: Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion book cover

    Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

    Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion

    By Chad B. Newswander

    As first responders to public problems, administrators must survey situations, identify solutions, and occasionally make executive decisions that are binding upon the government as a whole. The ability for administrators to assert claims that orient the government in a particular direction is not…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State book cover

    Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian State

    Edited by Stanisław Mazur, Piotr Kopycinski

    The neo-Weberian state constitutes an attempt to combine the Weberian model of administration with the principles laid down during the retreat from the bureaucratic management paradigm (new public management and public governance). The concept of neo-Weberian state involves changing the model of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Public Personnel Management: Current Concerns, Future Challenges book cover

    Public Personnel Management

    Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 6th Edition

    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 – 2017-08-23 

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