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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Gender Expertise in Public Policyby Season Hoard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    List of Tables List of Figures 1. Knowledge, Expertise and Public Policy: The Changing Relationship Between Science and Public Policy Introduction Foundations and Contributions Research Questions Methodology Plan and Review of Results 2. Conceptualizing Gender Expertise: Locating the Expertise in Gender Expertise Introduction Context Guideline... more...

  • Creating Public Value in Practiceby John M. Bryson; Barbara C. Crosby; Laura Bloomberg

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    Introduction John M. Bryson, Barbara C. Crosby, and Laura Bloomberg DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP INTRODUCTION Public Value as a Contested Democratic Practice John Benington Creating Public Value: Contributions of the New Civic Politics Harry C. Boyte Value of Voices, Voice of Values: Participatory and Value Representation in Networked... more...

  • Public Sector Ethicsby Steven G. Koven

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Introduction: In Search of a Paradigm Influences on Ethical Behavior Problems of Religious and Philosophical Guides Mission Statements of Public Sector Organizations Mission and Organizational Culture Conclusions Ethical Grounding: Philosophical Perspectives Basic Tenets of Deontology Basic Tenets of Teleology Basic Tenets of Virtue Ethics Ethical... more...

  • Crowdsourcing in the Public Sectorby Daren C. Brabham

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 4.95

    Crowdsourcing is a term that was coined in 2006 to describe how the commercial sector was beginning to outsource problems or tasks to the public through an open call for solutions over the internet or social media. Crowdsourcing works to generate new ideas or develop innovative solutions to problems by drawing on the wisdom of the many rather than... more...

  • The Ethical Lobbyistby Thomas T. Holyoke

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 4.95

    Lobbyists in Washington aren’t a new phenomenon. Since the early days of the republic, citizens and groups alike have hired professionals to press their interests with lawmakers. However, recent examples of misconduct—like that seen in the Abramoff scandal—highlight the unique ethical challenges this industry faces in the twenty-first... more...

  • Project Management for Supplier Organizationsby Adrian Taggart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Project Management for Supplier Organizations offers an explanation of the key processes from the perspective of the project contractor. Adrian tackles key issues such as: how a well thought-out procurement process seeks to maximise those interests that client and supplier have in common and diminish the consequences of those that are not; the commercial... more...

  • Freedom Roadby Howard Fast; Eric Foner; W. E. B. DuBois

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 158.00

    "Howard Fast makes superb use of his material. ... Aside from its social and historical implications, Freedom Road is a high-geared story, told with that peculiar dramatic intensity of which Fast is a master". -- Chicago Daily News more...

  • Still the Century of Overkill?by Paolo Foradori

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 58.80

    Massenvernichtungswaffen und ihre Trägersysteme werden nach wie vor von vielen Ländern als notwendig oder zumindest wünschenswert erachtet. Dieser Band erörtert einige der wichtigsten Fragen, die die anhaltende Präsenz und Verbreitung von Massenvernichtungswaffen (MVW) in der heutigen Welt betreffen. In englischer Sprache. more...

  • East Asia in Transition: Toward a New Regional Orderby Robert S. Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    "Has uniformly good essays on economic and political change, the policies of the great and local powers, and the prospects for building a new regional order". -- Foreign Affairs more...

  • Bürgerschaft und demokratische Regierbarkeit in Deutschland und Europaby Gianni D'Amato; Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 68.78

    Heinz Kleger beschäftigt sich mit den sich einander bedingenden Konzepten der Bürgerschaft und Demokratie, Bürgergesellschaft und demokratischer Regierbarkeit. more...