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  • 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 – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Public Administration

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W. Schwester

    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 (organization theory, budgeting, human resource management, etc…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics

    Cities and Suburbs in a Global Age, 10th Edition

    By Myron Levine

    Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Policy Process

    Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making, 5th Edition

    By Thomas A. Birkland

    Now in a thoroughly revised Fifth Edition, An Introduction to the Policy Process provides students at all levels with an accessible, readable, and affordable introduction to the field of public policy. In keeping with prior editions, author Tom Birkland conveys the best current thinking on the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

    Complexity, Conflict, and Cases, 1st Edition

    By Beryl Radin

    The field called policy analysis focused originally on the formulation of new policies and was structured to give advice to those in the top reaches of government agencies. Within several decades the field moved beyond the formulation stage of the policy process (creating new policies) to agenda…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Designing Public Policies

    Principles and Instruments, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Howlett

    The second edition of this highly regarded book provides a concise and accessible introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. It examines in detail the range of substantive and procedural policy instruments that together comprise the toolbox from which…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Policy Analysis as Problem Solving

    A Flexible and Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Meltzer, Alex Schwartz

    Drawing extensively from real-life cases, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving helps students develop the analytic skills necessary to advise government officials and nonprofit executives on a wide range of policy issues. Unlike other texts, Policy Analysis as Problem Solving employs a pragmatic,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Policy Styles and Policy-Making

    Exploring the Linkages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Howlett, Jale Tosun

    Richardson et al.’s respected and seminal Policy Styles in Western Europe (1982) shed valuable light on how countries tend to establish long-term and distinctive ways to make policies that transcend short-term imperatives and issues. This follow-up volume updates those arguments and significantly…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

  • Building Democracy and International Governance

    1st Edition

    By George M. Guess

    Efforts by governments to promote sustained domestic economic development have been mixed. Success depends on many factors including location, geography, climate, external competition, human resources, natural resources, timing, political and governmental institutions, government capacity,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    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

  • The Public Policy Primer

    Managing the Policy Process, 2nd Edition

    By Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett, Scott A. Fritzen

    Fully revised for a second edition, this essential guide provides a concise and accessible overview of the public policy process: agenda-setting, policy formulation, decision-making, implementation, and evaluation. The book provides an introduction to the key policy functions, the challenges they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

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