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  • Crossing Boundaries in Public Management and Policyby Janine O'Flynn; Deborah Blackman; John Halligan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the 21 st century governments are increasingly focusing on designing ways and means of connecting across boundaries to achieve goals. Whether issues are complex and challenging ? climate change, international terrorism, intergenerational poverty? or more straightforward - provision of a single point of entry to government or delivering integrated... more...

  • Cultural aspects of public management reformby Kuno Schedler; Isabella Proeller

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95

    An exploration of civic cultural influences on public management and its reform. more...

  • Cutting Red Tape; Why Is Administrative Simplification So Complicated?by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 49.00

    “Too much ‘red tape’!” is one of the most common complaints from businesses and citizens in OECD countries. Administrative simplification is a regulatory quality tool to review and reduce administrative and regulatory procedures. It has remained high on the agenda in most OECD countries over the last decade and continues to be so.... more...

  • Debating Public Administrationby Robert F. Durant; Jennifer R.S. Durant

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 76.95

    Dialog between practitioners and academics has increasingly become the exception rather than the rule in contemporary public administration circles. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities tackles some of the major management challenges, choices, and opportunities... more...

  • A Decade of World e-Government Rankingsby T. Obi; N. Iwasaki

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 115.00

    The field of e-Government has emerged alongside the developments in information technology in recent decades, and has become an increasingly important factor in all our lives. It has faced a wide range of challenges from the changing technologies of the internet/digital economy, such as IOT, big data, cloud and 4G mobile, as well as the rapid growth... more...

  • Decision Support in Public Administrationby P.W.G. Bots; H.G. Sol; R. Traunmüller

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The vast flow of information to be considered by policy and decision makers in national and local governments is continuing to expand during the 1990s, whilst budgets for staff to process the information are being tightened. This publication provides a forum for the examination of the problem. It aims to focus the efforts of researchers and practitioners... more...

  • Defending Politicsby Matthew Flinders

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    If the twentieth century witnessed the triumph of democracy then something appears to have gone seriously wrong. Citizens around the world have become distrustful of politicians, sceptical about democratic institutions, and disillusioned about the capacity of democratic politics to resolve pressing social concerns. This shift in global attitudes has... more...

  • Democracy and the Fall of the Westby Craig Smith; Tom Miers

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99

    Democracy is killing the West. That is the stunning conclusion of this book that tears apart the consensus underpinning modern political assumptions.Democracy is held to solve one of the oldest puzzles of human social life: how do we ensure that our rulers have a legitimate mandate and rule in the interests of the whole community? We are supposedly... more...

  • Democracy and Public Administrationby Richard C Box

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Democracy and Public Spaceby John R. Parkinson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    In an online, interconnected world, democracy is increasingly made up of wikis and blogs, pokes and tweets. Citizens have become accidental journalists thanks to their handheld devices, politicians are increasingly working online, and the traditional sites of democracy - assemblies, public galleries, and plazas - are becoming less and less relevant... more...