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  • The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

    1st Edition

    By Finlay MacRitchie

    The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    CRC Press

  • Public Personnel Management

    Contexts and Strategies, 7th Edition

    By Jared J. Llorens, Donald E. Klingner, John Nalbandian

    Now in a thoroughly revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Samantha Lavender

    A Beginner�s Guide to the World of Satellite Data Over a thousand active satellites are in orbit around the Earth with applications including navigation, the transmission of data and satellite remote sensing; a space-based technology providing data accessible to everyone. The Practical Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23
    CRC Press

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Public Administration and Public Affairs

    13th Edition

    By Nicholas Henry

    Public Administration and Public Affairs demonstrates how to govern efficiently, effectively, and responsibly in an age of political corruption and crises in public finance. Providing a comprehensive, accessible and humorous introduction to the field of Public Administration, this text is designed…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • American Public Administration

    Public Service for the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Cropf, John L. Wagner

    American Public Administration has been the go-to introductory textbook for Public Administration courses with a focus on civil society for the last decade. Now in an extensively revised and updated second edition, authors Cropf and Wagner weave the most recent and compelling research throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge

  • Public Personnel Management

    Current Concerns, Future Challenges, 6th Edition

    Edited by Norma M. Riccucci

    Public Personnel Management has served as an essential, concise reader for public personnel and human resource management courses in the fields of public administration, political science, and public policy over the last 25 years. Since the first edition published in 1991, the book has offered…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS

    2nd Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02
    CRC Press

  • Theories of the Policy Process

    4th Edition

    By Christopher M. Weible, Paul A. Sabatier

    Edited by Christopher M. Weible, Paul A. Sabatier

    Theories of the Policy Process provides a forum for the experts in the most established and widely used theoretical frameworks in policy process research to present the basic propositions, empirical evidence, latest updates, and the promising future research opportunities of each framework. This…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Policy Analysis

    Concepts and Practice, 6th Edition

    By David L. Weimer, Aidan R. Vining

    Often described as a public policy “bible,” Weimer and Vining remains the essential primer it ever was. Now in its sixth edition, Policy Analysis provides a strong conceptual foundation of the rationales for and the limitations to public policy. It offers practical advice about how to do policy…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge

  • Boundary Retracement

    Processes and Procedures, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Wilson

    The survey and the transference are the distinctive and operative acts in the transmission of real property and, where they differ from each other, one must of necessity control the other. This book addresses the aforementioned concepts by external explanations in order to understand the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    CRC Press

  • Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability

    Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    By James K. Lein

    This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation of sustainability. The underlying premise of this book is that sustainability…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

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