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  • Politics of Bureaucracyby B. Guy Peters; Guy Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Comparing Public Bureaucraciesby B. Guy Peters

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The comparative study of public policy once promised to make major contributions to our understanding of government. Much of that promise now appears unfulfilled. What accounts for this decline in intellectual fortunes and change in intellectual fashion? Comparing Public Bureaucracies seeks to understand... more...

  • American Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 84.00

    Known for providing a trusted and comprehensive overview of the policy process, B. Guy Peters walks students through governmental structures and policy-making procedures, while efficiently covering a wide swath of policy areas. He then concludes with a look at both cost-benefit analysis and ethical analysis. Framed in context of the aftermath of... more...

  • American Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 84.00

    American Public Policy  provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the landscape of public policy. This foundational text takes students through the governmental systems and core theories of policymaking before turning to in-depth exploration of key policy areas and tools of policy analysis.  Important additions to this  Tenth Edition  include... more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of design analogous to architecture or engineering can assist in that process. This book outlines three vital components of policy design: understanding the causes behind the problem being addressed; identifying means of intervention, including selection... more...

  • Reward for High Public Officeby Christopher Hood; B. Guy Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The choices made by governments about how to reward their top employees reveal a great deal about their values and their assumptions about governing. This book examines rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems, a particularly rich set of cases for exploring the causes and consequences of the rewards of high public office, having... more...

  • Politicians, Bureaucrats and Administrative Reformby B. Guy Peters; Jon Pierre

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Adminstrative reform in most western democracies over the past couple of decades has been characterized by bringing in market-based concepts of public-service delivery. This book looks critically at administrative reform in a comparative perspective. The contributors - experts on administrative reform - assess its scope and objectives, and also the... more...

  • Governing Complex Societiesby Jon Pierre; B. Guy Peters

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Western societies are becoming increasingly complex and challenging to govern, yet the modern state continues to play a central role in governance. This book presents a detailed analysis of the challenges confronting the contemporary state and the processes through which the state addresses those challenges. The notion of 'governing without government'... more...

  • Handbook of Public Policyby B. Guy Peters; Jon Pierre

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 93.00

    Providing a comprehensive review and guide to the study, theory and practice of public policy today the Handbook draws together contributions from leading academics and policy analysts from around the world. more...

  • Handbook of Public Administrationby B. Guy Peters; Jon Pierre

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 90.00

    The past two decades have been marked by a period of substantial and often fundamental change in public administration. Critically reflecting on the utility of scholarly theory and the extent to which government practices inform the development of this theory, the Handbook of Public Administration was a landmark publication which served as an essential... more...