• Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy book cover

    Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 4th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-20 
    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 R. 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 – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

  • Texas Politics: Governing the Lone Star State book cover

    Texas Politics

    Governing the Lone Star State, 7th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    The seventh edition of this popular text has been expanded and updated to better fit the needs of a stand-alone Texas politics course. Jillson continues to approach the politics of the Lone Star State from historical, developmental, and analytical perspectives, while giving students the most…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • The Public Administration Profession: Policy, Management, and Ethics book cover

    The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Intergovernmental Relations in Transition: Reflections and Directions book cover

    Intergovernmental Relations in Transition

    Reflections and Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl W. Stenberg, David K. Hamilton

    The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and evolving role in the US federal system as well as in public policy and administration. Building upon the legacy of Deil S.Wright’s scholarship, this collection of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America: Paths to Growth book cover

    Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy book cover

    Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, Third Edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Campaigns from the Ground Up: State House Elections in a National Context book cover

    Campaigns from the Ground Up

    State House Elections in a National Context, 1st Edition

    By John S Klemanski, David A. Dulio, Michael Switalski

    Based on data from the most recent elections, this book examines state house races in four key states California, Texas, Michigan, and Virginia and creates simulations of campaign planning, strategizing, budgeting, fundraising, and winning in a variety of political contexts. The authors have not…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Power and Politics in California book cover

    Power and Politics in California

    9th Edition

    By Ken Debow, John C Syer

    Now in its ninth edition,Power and Politics in California continues its tradition of asking Californians to take a hard and systematic look at their state governance, and engage themselves in a critical analysis of what is working, what is not, and what changes need to be made for the state to meet…

    Paperback – 2008-02-29
    Routledge

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