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  • Public Participation for 21st Century Democracyby Tina Nabatchi; Matt Leighninger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 80.00

    A comprehensive text on the theory and practice of participatory governance Written by two leaders in the field of participatory governance, Introduction to Public Participation explores the theory and practice of citizen participation in decision-making and problem-solving in government. The book examines the values and guiding principles that... more...

  • Handbook of Public Administrationby James L. Perry; Robert K. Christensen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    The fundamentals of public administration, from the world's leading practitioners Handbook of Public Administration is the classic, comprehensive guide to the field, featuring original writings from the world's foremost public administration thought leaders and practitioners. Intended to help both public administration students and practitioners... more...

  • People Skills for Public Managersby Suzanne Mccorkle; Stephanie Witt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book fills the need for a communication-based, public sector framed book. The authors combine just enough basic theory about communication with specific skill development in areas of immediate interest to those who work in the public sector. It also features a strong "practice" orientation, with plentiful boxed applications (Insights from the... more...

  • Conflict and Change in EU Budgetary Politicsby Johannes Lindner

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key question with a two-step argument: Its first... more...

  • Handbook of Public Sector Economicsby Donijo Robbins

    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...

  • The Dynamics of Public Policyby A. Kay

    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...

  • Handbook of Public Policy Analysisby Frank Fischer; Gerald J. Miller

    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...

  • Participation in Fisheries Governanceby Tim S. Gray

    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...

  • Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Developmentby P. Glasbergen; F. Biermann; A.P.J. Mol

    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...

  • Making Policy in Europeby Svein Andersen; Kjell A Eliassen

    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...