Public Management Products

  • Urban Management and Economics

    By Alexander Otgaar, Erik Braun, Leo van den Berg

    This book, from a team of authors at one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of urban and regional studies in Erasmus University provides a view on the challenges cities are confronted with in the twenty first century. Modern trends that influence the spatial-economic development of urban…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Arts and Cultural Management

    Sense and Sensibilities in the State of the Field

    Edited by Constance DeVereaux

    This book is addressed to those who operate as researchers, scholars, and practitioners of arts and cultural management. Driven by concerns about quality of life, globalization, development of economies, education of youth, the increasing mobility of cultural groups, and many other significant…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Ethics in Fiscal Administration

    An Introduction

    By Angela Pool-Funai

    Ethics in Fiscal Administration: An Introduction integrates ethics into the public administration curriculum by weaving ethical dilemmas into the financial management and budgeting process of the public and nonprofit sectors. Inquiry-based discussion prompts challenge students to examine scenarios…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 

  • International Perspectives on Maladministration in Education

    Theories, Research and Critiques

    Edited by Eugenie A. Samier, Peter Milley

    This volume develops a theoretical and critical foundation for understanding "maladministration"— the phenomena of harmful administrative and organizational behaviours in educational systems. Chapter authors provide theoretical and practice-based perspectives across international contexts regarding…

    Paperback – 2018-05-21 

  • Workers' Voice and HRM Practice in the Public Sector

    Multi-dimensional Well-being at Work

    By Nicole Renee Cvenkel

    Much is talked and written about well-being in the workplace, but many wonder whether 'putting people first' is just a facade and that were it not for employment legislation, union representation and the high profile of human rights issues, employers would regard employees as a necessary burdensome…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 

  • The History of Industrial Relations in UK Local Government

    The Making of the Good Employer

    By Whyeda Gill-McLure

    Public sector organisations are large employers delivering labour intensive services that are under constant public and media scrutiny. Reforming public services has been high on the political agenda across Europe and internationally for over three decades. Despite this, the impact of neo-liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-05-18 
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Public Professions & Professionalism

    A Routledge Research Handbook

    Edited by Mirko Noordegraaf, Justin Waring

    Although there are a growing number of books on professions and professionalism, they are either thematically specialized, or limited to specific sectors. In this book, prominent international scholars explore and debate the critical themes and changing nature of public professionalism, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 

  • Multidisciplinarity

    Projects for Social Change in Art and Culture

    By Luisa Santos

    While there are a great variety of art projects that are interested in impact, in social and political terms, which present critical points of view, ranging from articulating a message to asking for participation, nevertheless, it seems that still most art projects fail to produce social change.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Complexity and Interdisciplinarity in Project Management

  • Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations

    By Rona S. Beattie, Jennifer Waterhouse

    The latest instalment of the successful Routledge Masters in Public Management series: Human Resource Management in Public Service Organizations addresses a significant gap in texts that are available to practitioners and scholars of public sector management. There has been an extensive adoption of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • Braided Threads

    A historical overview of the American nonprofit sector

    By Robert M. Penna

    The United States today supports the largest, most varied nonprofit sector in the world, an economic force of about $2 trillion, responsible for 5.4% of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product in 2014, and accounting for 10.3% of the country's private-sector workforce. Roughly three quarters of all…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 

  • Policing and Public Management

    Governance, Vices and Virtues

    By Kevin Morrell, Ben Bradford

    Policing, Public Management and the Public Good takes a new perspective on the challenges and problems facing the governance of police forces across the UK and the developed world. Complementing existing texts in criminology and police studies, Kevin Morrell draws on ideas from the neighbouring…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 

  • Visual Culture and Public Policy

    Towards a visual polity?

    By Victor Bekkers, Rebecca Moody

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

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