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  • Ethics for Contemporary Bureaucrats

    Navigating Constitutional Crossroads, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole M. Elias, Amanda M. Olejarski

    In the current U.S. context, we are facing a Constitutional crisis with frequent government shutdowns and new policy debates surrounding immigration, climate change, budgeting practices, and the balance of power. With competing interests, unclear policy, and inconsistent leadership directives, the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Public Affairs Faculty Manual

    A Guide to the Effective Management of Public Affairs Programs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce D McDonald, III, William Hatcher

    While public affairs faculty study administration and management techniques, few administrators of public affairs programs receive formal training in the nuts and bolts of academic administration. Even those faculty who come to the academia after distinguished careers in managerial positions may…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Network Governance

    Theories, Frameworks, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Naim Kapucu, Qian Hu

    Network governance has received much attention within the fields of public administration and policy in recent years, but surprisingly few books are designed specifically to help students, researchers, and practitioners examine key concepts, synthesize the growing body of literature into reliable…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The A to Z of Arts Management

    Reflections on Theory and Reality, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Tonks

    The A to Z of Arts Management, Second Edition covers 97 topics about the management of arts and cultural organisations. Each section offers a theoretical and conceptual introduction to the topic, as well as storytelling and reflections about the meaning and application of such theories in the real…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 4th Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education have long emphasized tidiness, stages, and rationality, but practitioners frequently must deal with a world where objectivity is buffeted by, repressed by, and sometimes defeated by value conflict. Politics and policy are "messy" and power…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Effective Policy, Planning and Implementation

    Volume 2: Information Management in Social Services, 1st Edition

    By Nick Gould, Keith Moultrie

    First published in 1997, in this second volume Gould and Moultrie compile writings from various professionals in the public service sector, researchers and other academics in support of the Social Services Research and Development Unit (or SSRADU) at the University of Bath. Primarily focusing on…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Managing State Social Work

    Front-Line Management and the Labour Process Perspective, 1st Edition

    By John Harris

    Published in 1998. The industrial model of the labour process developed by Braverman was applied to social work in the radical social work literature. The book engages in a more critical examination of the application of the labour process perspective to social work, with particular reference to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Policy Evaluation

    Making Super-Optimum Decisions, 1st Edition

    By Stuart S. Nagel

    First published in 1998, this volume examines how super-optimum decisions involve finding alternatives to controversies whereby Conservatives, Liberals, or other major groups can all come out ahead of their best initial expectations simultaneously. This book is organised in terms of concepts,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work: The Social Organisation of an Invisible Trade

    Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Pithouse

    First published in 1998, this book sets out to shed sociological light upon the much under-researched realm of day-to-day child care practice. The text broke new ground when first published in 1987 and there have been few, if any, similar books that adopt an ethnographic approach to statutory child…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Work Services and Patient Decision Making

    1st Edition

    By Patricia Hansen

    First published in 1998, this timely study of an American acute care hospital examines decision making by patients and their families along with a cost analysis of social work services. The first part focuses on the patient’s experience of acute hospital care and the second part examines the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Bureaucracy?

    The Professions in the Contemporary Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Laffin

    First published in 1998, this volume has been a significant contribution to current debates over the future of the public services. Professionalism has been and is a major feature of the British welfare state. Yet the political, social and economic context in which the profession emerged…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Complex Policy Planning

    The Government Strategic Management of the Social Care Market, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    First published in 1999, this book examines recent developments in the application of chaos and complexity theory to the applied social sciences and the implications for the government planning of social care services. The study argues that there are fundamental limitations to traditional…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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