Public Management Products

  • Understanding Government Budgets

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By R. Mark Musell, Ryan Yeung

    Public budgets follow rules of presentation and use terms that make sense to few outside the world of public finance. Moreover, practices vary widely among the thousands of governments across the globe, between federal, state, and local levels of government in the U.S., and among non-profit…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-21 
    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 – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergei A. Samoilenko, Martijn Icks, Jennifer Keohane, Eric B. Shiraev

    In modern politics as well as in historical times, character attacks abound. Words and images, like symbolic and psychological weapons, have sullied or destroyed numerous reputations. People mobilize significant material and psychological resources to defend themselves against such attacks. How…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • State Politics and the Affordable Care Act

    Choices and Decisions, 1st Edition

    By John C. Morris, Martin K. Mayer, Robert C. Kenter, Luisa M. Lucero

    After a great deal of discussion and debate across all levels of government, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law in March 2010. Since President Trump's election into office, the ACA has stayed in the headlines. Trump has continued to call for the replacement and repeal of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Public Service Management and Asylum

    Co-production, Inclusion and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Kirsty Strokosch

    Co-production occurs when citizens actively participate in the design and delivery of public services. The concept and its practice are of increasing interest among policymakers, public service managers and academics alike, with co-production often being described as a revolutionary solution to…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Russian Modernisation

    Structures and Agencies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markku Kivinen, Terry Cox

    Russia’s post-Soviet modernisation is complex and subject to changing interpretations among Russian political leaders and observers of Russia. This has created serious problems for understanding Russia and the changes it is currently undergoing. With this in mind, a new Finnish Centre of Excellence…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa

    Peace-building, Change, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ibrahim Natil, Chiara Pierobon, Lilian Tauber

    This book investigates the power of civil society in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), in the context of the post-Arab Spring era, as well as more long-standing challenges and constraints in the region. In recent years, local civil society actors have faced significant challenges from social…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Public Probity and Corruption in Chile

    1st Edition

    By Patricio Silva

    In most Latin American countries key officials and political figures have been involved in big corruption scandals in the last decade, leading to a rigorous academic debate on the possible socio-economic, political and cultural factors responsible for corrupt practices across the region. This…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • Corruption and Corruption Control

    Democracy in the Balance, 1st Edition

    By Staffan Andersson, Frank Anechiarico

    Corruption in politics and public administration is pervasive and difficult to eliminate. It has a strong effect on public attitudes toward government and is at the same time badly understood. A clear, comprehensive understanding of corruption is critical to the goal of ethical government that…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Performance Budgeting Reform

    Theories and International Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Tat- Kei Ho, Maarten de Jong, Zaozao Zhao

    Using theoretical frameworks to explore the political, organizational, and cultural dynamics of performance budgeting, this book examines the adoption of performance budgeting in a variety of countries, how it has been implemented, and why it succeeded or failed. Chapters include case studies from…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • The Policy Design Primer

    Choosing the Right Tools for the Job, 1st Edition

    By Michael Howlett

    The Policy Design Primer is a concise and practical introduction to the principles and elements of policy design in contemporary governance. Guiding students through the study of the instruments used by governments in carrying out their tasks, adapting to, and altering their environments, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies

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