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Public administration

  • Surveillance, Transparency, and Democracyby Akhlaque Haque

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    In this well-informed yet anxious age, public administrators have constructed vast cisterns that collect and interpret a meteoric shower of facts. In  Surveillance, Transparency, and Democracy , Akhlaque Haque demonstrates that this pervasive use and increasing dependence on information technology (IT) enables sophisticated and well-intentioned... more...

  • Public Service Operations Managementby Zoe J. Radnor; Nicola Bateman; Ann Esain; Maneesh Kumar; Sharon J. Williams; David M. Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    How do policy makers and managers square the circle of increasing demand and expectations for the delivery and quality of services against a backdrop of reduced public funding from government and philanthropists? Leaders, executives and managers are increasingly focusing on service operations improvement. In terms of research, public services are... more...

  • Public Administration in Theory and Practiceby Raymond W Cox III; Susan Buck; Betty Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Hailed for its timelessness and timeliness, Public Administration in Theory and Practice examines public administration from a normative perspective, and provides students with an understanding of the practice of public administration. Combining historical, contextual and theoretical perspectives, this text give students a truly comprehensive... more...

  • Psychology of Genderby Vicky Helgeson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 169.95

    Unlike other gender texts, Psychology of Gender   focuses equally on both men and women, drawing from empirical research and conceptual discussions.The book includes research and discussions surrounding gender in the areas of psychology, sociology, anthropology, medicine, and public health. It reviews the research from multiple perspectives, but... more...

  • Agent 407by Olivia Forsyth

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 9.99

    “I owe it to many people, and to myself, to set the record straight. There have been many versions of parts of the story in the press over the years, many lies overlaid with truths and truths overlaid with lies. Much of the truth is just a palimpsest, an echo that changes even in the act of repeating it, but this is my story.” In the dying... more...

  • The Public Administration Workbookby Dennis Dresang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95

    This unique workbook engages students in the study of public administration and helps them gain a deeper understanding of the field by providing exercises that expose them to a wide range of practical applications. Connecting theory to practice, a brief theoretical introduction precedes each exercise, explaining why the technique is important and... more...

  • politics of representative bureaucracyby B. Guy Peters; Patrick von Maravic; Eckhard Schröter

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    What is the relationship between the composition of the public sector workforce and the nature of the society it serves? Taking a comparative and analytical perspective, the authoritative and accessible chapters illustrate the salience of representative politics in diverse societies. The book explores the wide variety of practice based on different... more...

  • The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governanceby Andrew Massey; Karen Johnston

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance is a ground-breaking volume with eminent scholars addressing the key questions in relation to how international governments can solve public administration and governance challenges in an increasingly globalized world. With international coverage across Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia,... more...

  • Building a Legislative-Centered Public Administrationby David Rosenbloom

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Before 1946 the congressional role in public administration had been limited to authorization, funding, and review of federal administrative operations, which had grown rapidly as a result of the New Deal and the Second World War. But in passing the Administrative Procedure Act and the Legislative Reorganization Act that pivotal year, Congress self-consciously... more...

  • Performance and Productivity in Public and Nonprofit Organizationsby Evan Berman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Designed for course adoption as well as professional use, the revised edition of this accessible text provides a balanced assessment and overview of state-of-the-art organizational and performance productivity strategies. Public and nonprofit organizations face demands for increased productivity and responsiveness, and this practical guide offers strategies... more...