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  • It's Time for High-Performance Governmentby Howard Risher; William Wilder

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 42.00

    Written by leading experts with decades of experience as managers and consultants, It's Time for High Performance Government provides executives, managers, and elected officials at all levels practical advice to improve government performance. more...

  • The Power of Communicationby Doris A. Graber

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 44.00

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  • The Failure of Governance in Bell, Californiaby Thom Reilly

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 41.99

    In the late 2000s, the small southern California town of Bell erupted in a scandal that revealed a truly astonishing level of municipal corruption—one prosecutor called it “corruption on steroids.” This book details why Bell was vulnerable to such massive malfeasance and what steps could be taken to reduce the chances of it happening again. more...

  • Politics of the Administrative Processby Don F. Kettl

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 102.00

    Politics of the Administrative Process shows how efficient public administration requires a delicate balance—the bureaucracy must be powerful enough to be effective, but also accountable to elected officials and citizens.  Author Don Kettl gives students a realistic, relevant, and well-researched view of the field in this reader–friendly best seller. ... more...

  • The Public Administration Workbookby Dennis L. Dresang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Public administration is a craft that demands real-world application of concepts and theories often learned in a classroom. Yet many students find it difficult to make the leap from theory to practice completely unaided. The Public Administration Workbook, 8e is specifically designed with the theoretically-grounded, practice-minded student in mind.... more...

  • Corruption in Public Administrationby Davide Torsello

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Despite the growth in literature on political corruption, contributions from field research are still exiguous. This book provides a timely and much needed addition to current research, bridging the gap and providing an innovative approach to the study of corruption and integrity in public administration. more...

  • Getting It Doneby Mark A. Abramson; Daniel Chenok; John M. Kamensky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 27.95

    From the patient and careful study of an issue, to the assembly of a trusted advisory team and the development and execution of a focused vision and agenda, leaders of all kinds will find some part of this book to incorporate into their own leadership strategies, for which this book’s expert and pragmatic insights prove a refreshing boon. more...

  • Useful Complaintsby Jing Chen

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 80.00

    This book examines the positive effects of the petition system on China’s resilient decentralized authoritarian regime. Combining detailed case studies and rigorous statistical analysis, it argues that citizens’ petitions help the regime to alleviate threats to stability by giving an information edge to the Chinese central government. more...

  • The Clintons' War on Womenby Roger Stone; Robert Morrow

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    "This book on Hillary - really tough." - President Donald Trump Hillary Clinton is running for president as an advocate of women and girls,” but there is another shocking side to her story that has been carefully covered upuntil now. This stunning exposé reveals for the first time how Bill and Hillary Clinton systematically abused women and otherssexually,... more...

  • Introducing Public Administrationby Jay M. Shafritz; E. W. Russell; Christopher P. Borick; Albert C. Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 172.95

    Now in an extensively revised 9th edition, Introducing Public Administration provides students with the conceptual foundation they need, while introducing them to important trends in the discipline. Known for its lively and witty writing style, this beloved textbook examines the most important issues in the field of public administration through... more...