Public Policy Products

  • Local Government and the States

    Autonomy, Politics and Policy, 2nd Edition

    By David Berman

    This book offers an overview of the legal, political, and broad intergovernmental environment in which relations between local and state units of government take place.  It examines the historical roots of the conflict between local and state governments and an analysis of contemporary problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System

    6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Public Administration

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

    Now in a thoroughly-revised 3rd edition, Public Administration: An Introduction provides students at all levels with a readable, cutting-edge, and affordable introduction to the field of public management. In keeping with prior editions, authors Marc Holzer and Richard Schwester convey the best…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan P. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    This book examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system. It examines the extent to which changing theories of the trial, the pursuit of new rights and a new politics of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    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 5th 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 policy…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Power in Public Bureaucracies

    From Pyramid to Circle, 1st Edition

    By David Carnevale, Camilla Stivers

    Ever since Max Weber and Frederick Taylor, public organizations have been told that effective practice lies in maximizing rationality through science. Yet science-based management reforms have had only marginal impact on performance. People in entry-level positions posses knowledge from direct…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Disagreeing Agreeably

    Issue Debates with a Primer on Political Disagreement, 1st Edition

    By Glen Smith

    This book teaches readers how to engage in civil and productive discussion of controversial political topics. Unique to this book is a section that explains how to discuss politics without feeling angry or hostile toward people who hold different beliefs. In addition, the book provides concise and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    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 – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennie Oude Nijhuis

    This edited volume provides a synthesis on the question of business attitudes towards and its influence over the development of the modern welfare state. It gathers leading scholars in the field to offer both in-depth historical country case studies and comparative chapters that discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

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