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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Design for Policy charts, for the first time, the emergence of collaborative design approaches to innovation in public policy. It is a rich resource for policy makers, public managers, the academic community and advisers to government.The book is structured in three main sections, covering the global context of the rise of design for policy, in-depth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
Based on decades of evidence-based research and technical assistance, Public Administration and Disability: Community Services Administration in the US brings together the diverse, expert perspectives and discusses the leading efforts of the past three decades in the field of disability and community services. The book highlights the development... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
China is home to half of the world?s large dams and adds dozens more each year. The benefits are considerable: dams deliver hydropower, provide reliable irrigation water, protect people and farmland against flooding, and produce hydroelectricity in a nation with a seeimingly insatiable appetite for energy. As hydropower responds to a larger share... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The modern age with its emphasis on technical rationality has enabled a new and dangerous form of evil--administrative evil. Unmasking Administrative Evil discusses the overlooked relationship between evil and public affairs, as well as other fields and professions in public life. The authors argue that the tendency toward administrative evil, as... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00
As in previous editions, this highly practical book is written with beginning MPA students and practitioners in mind. It focuses on the interpretation and use of research findings, not just number crunching. It covers the entire research process, from initial questions to final report, in clear, jargon-free language, and includes numerous easy-to-understand... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
India's health failures remain visible and pronounced despite high rates of economic growth since the 1980s and more than six decades of democratic rule. The authors address the key issues that emerge from the country's health situation, speculating on what it will take for low-income groups to begin claiming for better social services more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99
Governing the Embedded State integrates governance theory with organization theory and examines how states address social complexity and international embeddedness. Drawing upon extensive empirical research on the Swedish government system, this volume describes a strategy of governance based in a metagovernance model of steering by designing institutional... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Robert Wagner was New York City's true New Deal mayor, killed Tammany Hall. The world Wagner shaped delivers municipal services efficiently at the cost of local democracy. The story of Wagner's mayoralty will be of interest to anyone who cares about New York City, local democracy and the debate about the legacy of the City's important leaders. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This book offers a review of cases, data, and literature addressing the impact of national service programs and volunteerism in and across communities. The chapters, written by diverse authors, are structured to appeal to students and practitioners of policy, government, and nonprofit studies. more...