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Public Affairs & Administration

  • 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...

  • American Hometown Renewalby Gary A. Mattson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Before the interstates, Main Street America was the small town?s commercial spine and served as the linchpin for community social solidarity. Yet, during the past three decades, a series of economic downturns has left many of the great small cities barely viable. American Hometown Renewal is the first book to combine administrative, budgetary, and... more...

  • Evidence-based policy making in the social sciencesby Gerry Stoker; Mark Evans

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    This valuable book offers a distinct and critical showcase of emerging forms of discovery for policy-making drawing on the insights of some of the world?s leading authorities in public policy analysis. more...

  • Make or Breakby Richard Calland

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 11.00

    The next three years will determine whether South Africa succeeds or fails in the long term.? Jacob Zuma?s term as president is due to end in 2019, though he could go earlier. Who will succeed him and what will be the impact on policy? ? The ANC?s dominance has been significantly dented after opposition parties gained ground in the 2016 local government... more...

  • Presidential Healthcare Reform Rhetoricby Noam Schimmel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This book analyzes the rhetorical strategies employed by the four Democratic presidents, Truman, Johnson, Clinton and Obama, who tried to expand access to and affordability of healthcare in the United States. It considers how they made such arguments, the ethics they advanced, and the vision of America they espoused. The author combines rhetoric analysis,... more...

  • The Politics of Energy Crisesby Juliet E. Carlisle; Jessica T. Feezell; Kristy E.H. Michaud; Eric R.A.N. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    As The Politics of Energy Crises demonstrates, one can discern patterns in politics and policymaking when looking at the cycles of energy crises in the United States. As such it is the first systematic historical study of political conflict, public opinion, and organized interest group and presidential and congressional action on energy issues, starting... more...

  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative Practices in Public Institutionsby João Leitão; Helena Alves

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This volume discusses the importance of adopting entrepreneurial and innovation practices in the public sector, as mechanisms for detecting, dealing with and including citizens? social needs, with a reflection on positive determination of their quality of life. It focuses on critical reflection and rethinking the articulation between the dimensions... more...

  • Civil Rights in Public Serviceby Phillip J. Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even though state-mandated racial segregation has been outlawed... more...

  • Advances in Digital Forensics XIIby Gilbert Peterson; Sujeet Shenoi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    Digital forensics deals with the acquisition, preservation, examination, analysis and presentation of electronic evidence.  Networked computing, wireless communications and portable electronic devices have expanded the role of digital forensics beyond traditional computer crime investigations.  Practically every crime now involves some aspect... more...

  • Financing the 1992 Electionby John Clifford Green

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company. more...