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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95
Too often professionals in public policy or criminal justice must scramble to find additional reading on juvenile law and justice or on juvenile delinquency topics because most references and textbooks provide inadequate coverage of many issues of importance. The Handbook of Juvenile Justice: Theory and Practice responds to this need by providing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 146.95
The Handbook of Public Sector Economics builds an understanding of the role of public economics in public administration, public policy, and decision making. The handbook introduces a wide variety of current issues related to the public provision and production of goods and services. The volume documents the history of economics and fiscal doctrine,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
In The Dynamics of Public Policy, Adrian Kay sets out the crucial methodological, theoretical and empirical implications of two important trends in the social sciences: a frequently expressed ambition for analysis of ?movies not stills? and the regular observation that policy, politics and governance is becoming more complex. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 199.95
The study of public policy and the methods of policy analysis are among the most rapidly developing areas in the social sciences. Policy analysis has emerged to provide a better understanding of the policymaking process and to supply decision makers with reliable policy-relevant knowledge about pressing economic and social problems. Presenting... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Focuses on three themes: the value that stakeholder participation bring to fisheries governance; relationship between the participatory mode and the switch from single species-based fisheries management to the ecosystem-based approach; and the relationship between fishers' experiential knowledge and fisheries science. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. This book examines partnerships as single collaborative arrangements, focusing on how they are created, how they operate, and their determinants. more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 64.00
This Second Edition of Making Policy in Europe is fully revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date introduction to the study of policy-making in the European Union (EU). The first part of the book introduces the different perspectives to study of the EU as a political system, and provides a framework for the study of the main actors... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 67.50
Governing the Twin Cities Region was first published in 1978. This account of the development and analysis of the current powers and policies of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul is particularly useful as a text for courses in urban politics and state and local government. It is valuable also for urban specialists... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Organizational learning, especially in public organizations, is an idea that is often promoted but seldom studied in detail. This comparative study of two space shuttle accidents offers insight into organizational learningand what makes such learning difficult in public organizations. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
A growing number of governments are working to improve their performance by creating systems to measure and help them understand their performance. These systems for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) are used to measure the quantity, quality, and targeting of the goods and servicesthe outputsthat the state provides and to measure the outcomes... more...