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  • Handbook of Public Administrationby James L. Perry; Robert K. Christensen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    The fundamentals of public administration, from the world'sleading practitioners Handbook of Public Administration is the classic,comprehensive guide to the field, featuring original writings fromthe world's foremost public administration thought leaders andpractitioners. Intended to help both public administration studentsand practitioners navigate... more...

  • Populists in Powerby Daniele Albertazzi; Duncan McDonnell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The main area of sustained populist growth in recent decades has been Western Europe, where populist parties have not only endured longer than expected, but have increasingly begun to enter government. Focussing on three high-profile cases in Italy and Switzerland ? the Popolo della LibertÓ (PDL), Lega Nord (LN) and Schweizerische Volkspartei (SVP)... more...

  • Performance Management in the Public Sectorby Wouter Van Dooren; Geert Bouckaert; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in practice. This new edition has been revised and updated... more...

  • Strategic Management in Public Services Organizationsby Ewan Ferlie; Edoardo Ongaro

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Strategic Management in Public Services Organizations sets out to connect the two traditionally disparate academic literatures of public management and strategic management. The authors argue that some models of strategic management are now of enhanced relevance for contemporary public services organizations, especially when considering successive... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Thinking About Political Corruptionby Peter DeLeon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Peter deLeon argues that while it is often individuals who actually engage in political corruption, it is the US political system that condones or encourages such actions. Once this perspective is recognised, one can begin to understand ways in which the costs of corruption might be alleviated. 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...