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Political rights. Political participation

  • A Practical Guide to Government Managementby Vince Meconi

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    A Practical Guide to Government Management provides a comprehensive yet one-volume work on high-level government management and can be described as a management book, reference book, and textbook all in one. It is geared towards any upper level government manager, public administration student, or anyone interested in public sector management.... more...

  • Democracy and Public Administrationby Richard C Box

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    The true measure of the successful practice of public service is its ability to remain faithful to the tenets of democratic society. This introductory text links the practice of public administration to the core concepts of American democracy. It covers the nuts and bolts of public administration in the context of "delivering democracy" in public service... more...

  • The New Public Serviceby Janet V. Denhardt; Robert B. Denhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public interest; (3) value citizenship and public service... more...

  • E-Government: Information, Technology, and Transformationby Hans J Schnoll

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Ethics and Public Administrationby H George Frederickson; John A. Rohr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    "Ethics and Public Administration" refutes the arguments that administrative ethics cannot be studied in an empirical manner and that empirical analysis can deal only with the trivial issues in administrative ethics. Within a theoretical perspective,the authors qualify their findings and take care not to over-generalise results. The findings are relevant... more...

  • Diversity and Public Administrationby Mitchell F. Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Featuring all original chapters, this book presents a balanced, comprehensive overview of the policies and practices for achieving racial and ethnic diversity in public organizations, with a strong orientation toward improving diversity management in the public sector. The book can be used both as a main text and a supplementary text in classes that... more...

  • Government: A Public Administration Perspectiveby Jos C. N. Raadschelders

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Most public administration texts overly compartmentalize the subject and don't interconnect the various specializations within government, which leaves a serious gap in preparing students for public service. Government: A Public Administration Perspective is designed to fill that void. It provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of government... more...

  • Managing Complexity in the Public Servicesby Philip Haynes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    The application of complexity theory to management and the social sciences has been a key development in theory and practice over the last decade. This approach questions the possibility of finding universal methods of practice, and proposes a pragmatic and humanistic management style that evolves out of a reflective method. The focus is on practitioners... more...

  • Public Procurement for Innovationby C. Edquist; J. M. Zabala-Iturriagagoitia; N. S. Vonortas; J. Edler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book focuses on Public Procurement for Innovation. Public Procurement for Innovation is a specific demand-side innovation policy instrument. It occurs when a public organization places an order for a new or improved product to fulfill certain needs that cannot be met at the moment of the order. The book provides evidence of the potential benefits... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Polisby Inga Narbutaité Aflaki; Evangelia Petridou; Lee Miles

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    In this volume, as is reflected in the book title, the editors make the conscious choice to use ‘political’ as the umbrella modifier for all entrepreneurship which takes place in the polis. The editors and contributors fill a lacuna in the political science literature by conceptually enhancing the term ‘political entrepreneurship’... more...