Public Administration Research Methods Products

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program, 1st Edition

    By Peng Ru

    With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Governing Affects

    Neoliberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance exercised by customer-oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Co-Production and Public Service Management

    Citizenship, Governance and Public Services Management, 1st Edition

    By Victor Pestoff

    This volume compiles a dozen essays, by one of the most prolific proponents of co-production as a solution for many of the challenges facing public services and democratic governance at the outset of the 21st Century. Co-production is considered a partnership between citizens and public service…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Action Research in Policy Analysis

    Critical and Relational Approaches to Sustainability Transitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koen P.R. Bartels, Julia M. Wittmayer

    Today’s pressing political, social, economic, and environmental crises urgently ask for effective policy responses and fundamental transitions towards sustainability supported by a sound knowledge base and developed in collaboration between all stakeholders. This book explores how action research…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Governance in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rumki Basu, M. Shamsur Rahman

    This book presents a nuanced analysis of governance in South Asia. It examines a range of themes including civil service reforms, women and development, environmental governance and public sector programmes, together with the impact of globalization on local issues and its influence on governance…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge India

  • Europe Managing the Crisis

    The politics of fiscal consolidation, 1st Edition

    By Walter Kickert, Tiina Randma-Liiv

    Studies of the recent financial crisis have been largely dominated by economists, but the similarities and differences between European countries' response reflect both economic and political perspectives which have resulted in considerable differences in their decisions. Drawing on uniquely…

    Hardback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore, 1st Edition

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,…

    Hardback – 2014-05-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • A Complexity Theory for Public Policy

    1st Edition

    By Göktuğ Morçöl

    Complexity theory has become popular in the natural and social sciences over the last few decades as a result of the advancements in our understanding of the complexities in natural and social phenomena. Concepts and methods of complexity theory have been applied by scholars of public affairs in…

    Hardback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

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