Textbooks: Politics & International Relations

  • Understanding Government Budgets: A Practical Guide book cover

    Understanding Government Budgets

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By R. Mark Musell, Ryan Yeung

    The world of budgeting can be daunting to those with little or no experience in it. The rules of presentation and use of terms that make sense to few outside of government finance are a huge obstacle to new students of public administration and policy. Moreover, practices vary widely among the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Local Government and the States: Autonomy, Politics and Policy book cover

    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 – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Administrative Law in the Political System book cover

    Administrative Law in the Political System

    6th Edition

    By Kenneth Warren

    Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Gaming the System: Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning book cover

    Gaming the System

    Nine Games to Teach American Government through Active Learning, 1st Edition

    By Alexander H Cohen, Jonathan Ring, John Alden

    Gaming the System takes an active approach to learning about American government, using novel, exciting, and highly instructive games to help students learn politics by living it. These timeless games are the perfect complement to a core textbook in American government – covering key topics like…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Digital Government: Managing Public Sector Reform in the Digital Era book cover

    Digital Government

    Managing Public Sector Reform in the Digital Era, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Lips

    Digital Government: Managing Public Sector Reform in the Digital Era presents a public management perspective on digital government and technology-enabled change in the public sector. It incorporates theoretical and empirical insights to provide students with a broader and deeper understanding of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • The Imperfect Primary: Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics book cover

    The Imperfect Primary

    Oddities, Biases, and Strengths of U.S. Presidential Nomination Politics, 3rd Edition

    By Barbara Norrander

    The complex and ever-changing rules governing American presidential nomination contests are continuously up for criticism, but there is little to no consensus on exactly what the problems are, or on how to fix them. The evolving system is hardly rational because it was never carefully planned. So…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Controversies in Electoral Democracy and Representation

  • Public Administration: An Introduction book cover

    Public Administration

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Holzer, Richard W Schwester

    Now in a thoroughly-revised 3rd edition, Public Administration: An Introduction provides students at all levels with a readable, cutting-edge, and affordable introduction to the field of public management. In keeping with prior editions, authors Marc Holzer and Richard Schwester convey the best…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Transgender Rights: From Obama to Trump book cover

    Transgender Rights

    From Obama to Trump, 1st Edition

    By Susan Gluck Mezey

    This book examines the transgender community’s struggle for equality over the last decade, comparing the Obama and Trump administrations’ stance on transgender rights policies. Transgender rights claims have assumed an important place on the nation’s policymaking agenda as society has increasingly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Unmasking Administrative Evil book cover

    Unmasking Administrative Evil

    5th Edition

    By Danny L. Balfour, Guy Adams, Ashley Nickels

    The relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life, has come to the fore as institutions of government seek new ways to operate in an environment of extreme mistrust. Unmasking Administrative Evil, 5th Edition argues that the tendency toward…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Secret Intelligence: A Reader book cover

    Secret Intelligence

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Aldrich, Christopher Andrew, Wesley Wark

    The second edition of Secret Intelligence: A Reader brings together key essays from the field of intelligence studies, blending classic works on concepts and approaches with more recent essays dealing with current issues and ongoing debates about the future of intelligence. Secret intelligence has…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

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