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  • Presidential Leadership and National Security

    The Obama Legacy and Trump Trajectory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard S. Conley

    This book assesses the foreign policy legacy of the Obama administration through the lens of national security and leadership. Timely, accessible chapters authored by leading scholars of presidential and international politics cover White House-Cabinet relations; Congress and War Powers; challenges…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge

  • Research Analytics

    Boosting University Productivity and Competitiveness through Scientometrics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco J. Cantu-Ortiz

    The growth of machines and users of the Internet has led to the proliferation of all sorts of data concerning individuals, institutions, companies, governments, universities, and all kinds of known objects and events happening everywhere in daily life. Scientific knowledge is not an exception to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Auerbach Publications
    Data Analytics Applications

  • The Politics of Gun Control

    7th Edition

    By Robert J. Spitzer, Robert J. Spitzer, Robert J. Spitzer

    The new edition of this classic text covers the latest developments in American gun policy, including shooting incidents plaguing the American landscape--especially the Orlando nightclub shootings, the San Bernardino incident, and the ongoing legacy of Sandy Hook--placing them in context with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge

  • Public Policy in the United States

    Challenges, Opportunities, and Changes, 6th Edition

    By Mark E Rushefsky, Mark E. Rushefsky

    Offering the widest breadth of policy issue coverage on the market, the sixth edition of this well-regarded text covers events through the 2016 elections and beyond.  Though the content has been extensively and thoughtfully revised and updated, the sixth edition maintains its clear approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Lori Cox Han

    Especially coming out of the landmark presidential elections of 2008 and 2016, the study of the American presidency--both as a political institution and of those who have held the office--is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Managing the Sustainable City

    1st Edition

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term “sustainability” everywhere today. In the context of city management, the term often refers to environmental concerns, both locally and globally. Managing the Sustainable City examines not only how cities can prepare to weather the local effects of climate change, but also how…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

    Debates, Differences, and Divisions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kryzanek, Ann K. Karreth

    This book is organized to examine the major subjects taught in American politics through the lens of twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. These key issues reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals, and hopes of the American people. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Data Analytics Applications in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Vanthienen, Kristof De Witte

    The abundance of data and the rise of new quantitative and statistical techniques have created a promising area: data analytics. This combination of a culture of data-driven decision making and techniques to include domain knowledge allows organizations to exploit big data analytics in their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27
    Auerbach Publications
    Data Analytics Applications

  • Policy Making in the Public Interest

    A Text and Workbook for Local Government, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Abels

    Policy Making in the Public Interest is the first text and workbook to provide a short and firmly focused introduction to local government policy making techniques. Each chapter introduces core policy concepts and competencies and concludes with exercises that encourage the reader to apply the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge

  • Federalism and the Making of America

    2nd Edition

    By David Brian Robertson

      Though Americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism—the division of government authority between the national government and the states—affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. Some of the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge

  • Presidents and Democracy in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manuel Alcántara, Jean Blondel, Jean-Louis Thiébault

    This new textbook provides students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the presidents and presidential leadership in Latin America. Unlike other texts, Presidents and Democracy in Latin America integrates both political analysis and major theoretical perspectives with extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government

    Current Practices and Future Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Richards

    Within this context, big data analytics (BDA) can be an important tool given that many analytic techniques within the big data world have been created specifically to deal with complexity and rapidly changing conditions. The important task for public sector organizations is to liberate analytics…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Auerbach Publications
    Data Analytics Applications

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