Public Administration & Management Products

  • Collaborative Crisis Management

    Interorganizational Approaches to Extreme Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrik Bynander, Daniel Nohrstedt

    Public organizations are increasingly expected to cope with crisis under the same resource constraints and mandates that make up their normal routines, reinforced only through collaboration. Collaborative Crisis Management introduces readers to how collaboration shapes societies’ capacity to plan…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Maternity Leave

    Policy and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Victoria Gordon, Beth Rauhaus

    What does it mean to be a successful working parent?  And how do working parents cope in the United States, the only developed nation with no paid parental leave requirement?  Despite some positive advancement in the voluntary adoption of paid parental leave, many organizations over the past 25…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Inequality in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Alan Ware

    This book provides a thorough and engaging analysis of inequality in Britain, including its long-term development and transformation since the beginning of the 20th century. The author argues that inequality is not what it used to be - no longer can policy makers consider it just in terms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in British Politics

  • Suicide and Social Justice

    New Perspectives on the Politics of Suicide and Suicide Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark E. Button, Ian Marsh

    Suicide and Social Justice unites diverse scholarly and social justice perspectives on the international problem of suicide and suicidal behavior. With a focus on social justice, the book seeks to understand the complex interactions between individual and group experiences with suicidality and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Liberal Roots of Far Right Activism

    The Anti-Islamic Movement in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Lars Erik Berntzen

    This book explores the anti-Islamic turn and expansion of the far right in Western Europe, North America and beyond from 2001 and onwards. Driven by terror attacks and other moral shocks, the anti-Islamic cause has undergone four waves of transnational expansion in the period since 2001. The…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Building the Compensatory State

    An Intellectual History and Theory of American Administrative Reform, 1st Edition

    By Robert F. Durant

    Contemporary public administration research has marginalized the importance of “taking history seriously.” With few exceptions, little recent scholarship in the field has looked longitudinally (rather than cross-sectionally), contextually, and theoretically over extended time periods at “big…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Transition Engineering

    Building a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    By Susan Krumdieck

    Engineering Transition: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16 
    CRC Press

  • The Democratic Courthouse

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

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse 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 from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • US Infrastructure

    Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aman Khan, Klaus Becker

    This book presents an in-depth look at US infrastructure and its challenges in the 21st century. While infrastructure has received considerable attention in recent years, much of the discussion has concentrated on physical, economic, or noneconomic conditions. The Trump administration has…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The Death of Public Integrity

    1st Edition

    By Robert Roberts

    From the late nineteenth century through the 1970s, several government reform movements succeeded in controlling traditional types of public corruption. But has this historic success led to a false sense of security among public management scholars and professionals? As this book argues, powerful…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

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