Politics & International Relations: Public Administration & Management

  • 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 – 2019-09-18

  • The Accidental System: Health Care Policy In America book cover

    The Accidental System

    Health Care Policy In America, 1st Edition

    By Michael D Reagan

    With the demise of the Clinton health care reform plan, the debate on health care changed but did not subside. From opinion pieces in newspapers to dinner-table conversations, the debate over whether the right to quality health care is a public right, akin to educating our children, or whether it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • 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 – 2019-09-12

  • 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 – 2019-09-11
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Privatization: An International Review Of Performance book cover


    An International Review Of Performance, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Hodge

    Contracting out public sector services and divesting public enterprises are reforms that have enjoyed widespread global popularity in recent years. Better services, lower prices and greater accountability are the promises made by politicians, senior executives, and investment companies when…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Public Sector Performance: Management, Motivation, And Measurement book cover

    Public Sector Performance

    Management, Motivation, And Measurement, 1st Edition

    By Richard Kearney, Evan Berman

    Confronted with rising citizen discontent, the Reinventing Government movement, and new technological challenges, public organizations everywhere are seeking means of improving their performance. Their quest is not new, rather, the concern with improving the performance of government organizations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Public Service: Callings, Commitments And Contributions book cover

    Public Service

    Callings, Commitments And Contributions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Holzer

    This volume includes perspectives on public service selected from six decades of major public administration journals. Recurring themes include: motivations to enter the public service, positive and negative images of public servants and of government, conflicts between loyalty to the organization…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • 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 – 2019-08-28

  • Organizational Development In The Public Sector book cover

    Organizational Development In The Public Sector

    1st Edition

    By David Carnevale

    As a stand-alone treatment of Organizational Development (OD), this is an excellent supplement to traditional textbooks in the field and is a good addition to readings in organizational behavior and principles of management. Carnevale provides the essentials of OD and more through his strong…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • What Works: A New Approach To Program And Policy Analysis book cover

    What Works

    A New Approach To Program And Policy Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Meier, Jeff Gill

    What Works is a concise methods text that represents a new approach for policy program analysis. The authors, Meier and Gill, combine statistics with normative concerns. They consider how things might be, and they focus on subsets of cases that differ from the norm. Their approach uses regression…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Governance And The Changing American States book cover

    Governance And The Changing American States

    1st Edition

    By David Hedge

    America has rediscovered its states and their governments. After decades of dominance by the federal government, the balance of power is returning, often dramatically, to state governments. A devolution of authority began during the Reagan years, but recent Republican victories in Washington and in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Governing Partners: State-local Relations In The United States book cover

    Governing Partners

    State-local Relations In The United States, 1st Edition

    By Russell L Hanson

    Recently, budgetary restraints and institutional gridlock have limited the role of the national government in domestic policymaking. Subnational governments have responded by assuming primary responsibility for a number of key problems, including economic development, educational improvement,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

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