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Political rights. Political participation

  • The Language of Public Administrationby David John Farmer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 36.95

    Coping with the practical problems of bureaucracy is hampered by the limited self-conception and the constricted mindsets of mainstream public administration thinking. Modernist public administration theory, although valuable and capable of producing ever more remarkable results, is limiting as an explanatory and catalytic force in resolving fundamental... more...

  • Lords of Secrecyby Scott Horton

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    Horton argues that the rise of the National Security State is stabbing at the heart of American democracy. more...

  • Ethics Management for Public Administratorsby Donald C Menzel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As with the first edition, this practical book is dedicated to building organizations of integrity. It has been written for students contemplating careers in public service, elected and appointed officials, administrators, and career public servants in America and abroad. more...

  • Ethics in Public Managementby H George Frederickson; Richard K Ghere

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The first edition of this work, published in 1993, refuted the notion that administrative ethics could not be studied empirically. In this second edition, Frederickson (public administration, University of Kansas) and Ghere (political science, University of Dayton) expand their scope to include both the managerial and individual/moral dimensions of... more...

  • Citizen, Customer, Partner: Engaging the Public in Public Managementby John Clayton Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    For almost a half a century, scholars and practitioners have debated what the connections should be between public administration and the public. Does the public serve principally as citizen-owners, those to whom administrators are responsible? Are members of the public more appropriately viewed as the customers of government? Or, in an increasingly... more...

  • Effective Implementation In Practiceby Jodi Sandfort; Stephanie Moulton

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    A unique approach to policy implementation with essential guidance and useful tools Cultivating Effective Implementation: The Practice of Integrating Policy and Management presents an instrumental approach to implementation analysis. By spanningpolicy fields, organizations, and frontline conditions in implementation systems, this book provides... more...

  • Branding for the Public Sectorby Paul Temporal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    How to apply for-profit marketing strategies to non-profit organizations Branding for the Public Sector presents powerful and effective branding strategies for the public sector illustrated through case studies and examples. The book covers branding architecture, brand vision, market research, brand perception, engagement, communication, managing... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Intelligence Failuresby Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Intelligence Failures covers the history of intelligence failures through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 100 cross-referenced dictionary entries on such topics as the Six Day War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and 9/11. more...

  • E-Government and Websitesby Aroon Manoharan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance . E -government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to participate and provide their opinion on government websites.... more...

  • Bureaucracy and Administrationby Ali Farazmand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 164.95

    Bureaucracy is an age-old form of government that has survived since ancient times; it has provided order and persisted with durability, dependability, and stability. The popularity of the first edition of this book, entitled Handbook of Bureaucracy , is testimony to the endurance of bureaucratic institutions. Reflecting the accelerated globalization... more...