Politics & International Relations: Public Administration & Management

  • Universal Basic Income book cover

    Universal Basic Income

    1st Edition

    By Brian McDonough, Jessie Bustillos Morales

    Universal basic income is a controversial policy which is causing a stir amongst academics, politicians, journalists and policy makers all over the world. The idea of receiving ‘money for nothing’, with no strings attached, has for a long time appeared a crazy or radical proposal. But today, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • The Undermining of American Democracy: How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All book cover

    The Undermining of American Democracy

    How Campaign Contributions Corrupt our System and Harm Us All, 1st Edition

    By Clayton D. Peoples

    The public believes that politicians in the US favor special interests over their constituents and that our political institutions have become corrupt—and they are right. A growing body of evidence shows that special interests have disproportionate sway over policy via campaign contributions and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Crime: An Introduction to Rational Crime Analysis book cover

    The Economics of Crime

    An Introduction to Rational Crime Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Harold Winter

     The Economics of Crime presents a review of economic scholarly research in the ever-growing field of crime and punishment. Without using graphs or mathematical equations, Winter combines theory and empirical evidence relating to public policy concerns over a wide range of controversial topics…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Political Agroecology: Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems book cover

    Political Agroecology

    Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems, 1st Edition

    By Manuel González de Molina, Paulo Frederico Petersen, Francisco Garrido Peña, Francisco Roberto Caporal

    Political Agroecology is the first book to offer a systematic and articulated reflection on Political Agroecology from the Agroecological perspective. It defines the disciplinary field responsible for designing and producing actions, institutions and regulations aimed at achieving agrarian…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Understanding Government Budgets: A Guide to Practices in the Public Service book cover

    Understanding Government Budgets

    A Guide to Practices in the Public Service, 2nd Edition

    By R. Mark Musell, Ryan Yeung

    Public budgets follow rules of presentation and use terms that make sense to few outside the world of public finance. Moreover, practices vary widely among the thousands of governments across the globe, between federal, state, and local levels of government in the United States, and among nonprofit…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System: Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy book cover

    Administrative Law in the Political System

    Law, Politics, and Regulatory Policy, 6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Public Administration: An Introduction book cover

    Public Administration

    An Introduction, 3rd 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 (organization theory, budgeting, human resource management, etc…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Local Government and the States: Autonomy, Politics and Policy book cover

    Local Government and the States

    Autonomy, Politics and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By David Berman

    This book offers an overview of the legal, political, and broad intergovernmental environment in which relations between local and state units of government take place, the historical roots of the conflict among them, and an analysis of contemporary problems concerning local authority, local…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil book cover

    Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy Adams, Ashley Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics: Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age book cover

    Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

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