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  • Making Collaboratives Work

    How Complex Organizational Partnerships Succeed

    By Susan M. Chandler

    Most contemporary public managers will work in some type of collaborative or networked arrangement at some time in their professional careers. More and more work in public administration and policy is now being done in collaborative formats, and while there are many studies, articles, and cases…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Climate and Clean Energy Policy

    State Institutions and Economic Implications

    By Benjamin H. Deitchman

    State climate and clean energy policy will play a critical role in the future of the political dialogue and economic development. Policymakers from around the world already recognize the leadership of American states in this domain. Rooted in public policy theory, and employing a mixed-methods…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • The Public Administration Profession

    Policy, Management, and Ethics

    By Bradley S. Chilton, Stephen M. King, Viviane E. Foyou, J. Scott McDonald

    While many introductory public administration textbooks contain a dedicated chapter on ethics, The Public Administration Profession is the first to utilize ethics as a lens for understanding the discipline. Analyses of the ASPA Code of Ethics are deftly woven into each chapter alongside complete…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Fracking

    Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns

    By Sarmistha R. Majumdar

    Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Public Debt and the Common Good

    Philosophical and Institutional Implications of Fiscal Imbalance

    By James Odom

    The American national debt stands at $20.49 trillion as of January 2018, or roughly $63,000 for every person in the United States. The national debt has grown six-fold in the past 25 years, and borrowing only has accelerated in recent administrations. What are the factors driving such unrestrained…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Context of Legislating

    Constraints on the Legislative Process in the United States

    By Shannon Jenkins

    The Context of Legislating provides a much-needed examination of how the rules, resources, and political conditions within and surrounding different institutions raise or lower the costs of legislating. Using data tracking over 1,100 legislators, 230 committees and 12,000 bills introduced in ten…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge

  • Intergovernmental Relations in Transition

    Reflections and Directions

    Edited by Carl W. Stenberg, David K. Hamilton

    The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades. It maintains a critical and evolving role in the US federal system as well as in public policy and administration. Building upon the legacy of Deil S.Wright’s scholarship, this collection of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America

    Paths to Growth

    By Daniel Bliss

    Who governs? And why? How do they govern? These remain vital questions in the politics of our small cities and towns. In this new book, author Daniel Bliss takes issue with those who believe that small towns and cities are fatally vulnerable to the pressures of a global economy. Based on in-depth…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Lone Star Tarnished

    A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, Third Edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets

    The Pacific Coast States, 1850-1920

    By Kerry Odell

    Originally published in 1992, Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets, argues that barriers to financial flows within regions may be as important in affecting capital flows as interregional barriers. The book conjectures that regional markets allow efficient mobilization of local funds…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

  • Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Google and Democracy

    Politics and the Power of the Internet

    By Sean Richey, J. Benjamin Taylor

    For the first time in human history, access to information on almost any topic is accessible through the Internet. A powerful extraction system is needed to disseminate this knowledge, which for most users is Google. Google Search is an extremely powerful and important component to American…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

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