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Routledge has a wide array of books for every college course touching upon public administration, public management, and public policy, as well as books designed specifically for practitioners or researchers.
Here we have selected a representative set of chapters from just seven of our recent publications to give you an idea of the quality and variety of the material we have available, unified around ASPA’s 2016 theme, ‘ Reflecting on Challenges, Harnessing Opportunities’.
In the organizational context, the word "innovation" is often associated with private sector organizations, which are often perceived as more agile, adaptable, and able to withstand change than government agencies and nonprofit organizations. But the reality is that, while they may struggle, public…
Paperback – 2015-12-01
The Public Solutions Handbook Series
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
Public Administration Evolving: From Foundations to the Future demonstrates how the theory and practice of public administration has evolved since the early decades of the twentieth century. Each chapter approaches the field from a unique perspective and describes the seminal events that have been…
Paperback – 2015-03-18
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
At last, here is a textbook that covers the field of technology and public management in an informative and engaging style. Ever since the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration required greater infusion of technology into the curriculum, faculty and administrators…
Paperback – 2015-03-03
Public service values are too rarely discussed in public administration courses and scholarship, despite recent research demonstrating the importance of these values in the daily decision making processes of public service professionals. A discussion of these very tenets and their…
Paperback – 2014-09-16
In this compelling book the author contends that social equity--specifically racial equity--is a nervous area of government. Over the course of history, this nervousness has stifled many individuals and organizations, thus leading to an inability to seriously advance the reduction of racial…
Paperback – 2014-05-30
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