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Public administration

  • Party Primaries in Comparative Perspectiveby Asst Prof Fulvio Venturino; Dr Antonella Seddone; Dr Giulia Sandri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party?s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA. Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective gives a much-needed conceptualization... 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...

  • The Innovation Imperative in the Public Sectorby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 20.00

    The public sector has to become more innovative if it is to tackle today’s complex challenges and meet society’s changing expectations. But becoming truly innovative requires deep and broad changes to organisational culture and operations. Drawing on evidence emerging from the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation’s collection... more...

  • Public Personnel Managementby Donald Klingner; John Nalbandian; Jared J Llorens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 137.95

    Distinguished by its coherent values perspective, Public Personnel Management focuses on the conflicts, political processes, and management techniques that provide the context for personnel administration in the public sector. Organized around the four principal personnel functions that must be fulfilled in any complex organization, this book provides... 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 years of... 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...

  • Der moderne Staatby Rüdiger Voigt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Rüdiger Voigt gibt in diesem Essential einen Überblick über die Geschichte europäischen Staatsdenkens anhand ausgewählter Staatsdenker. Er leitet zentrale Begriffe der Staatsdiskussion wie Macht, Herrschaft, Souveränität, Gesellschaftsvertrag, Freiheit, Sicherheit und Bürokratie her und bettet die traditionelle Staatsdiskussion in gravierende Probleme... more...