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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Corruptionby Ray Fisman; Miriam A. Golden

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    A thought-provoking examination of the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as ways to overcome it, Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know® provides a wide-ranging overview of the key questions and issues. more...

  • Comparative Public Managementby Kenneth J. Meier; Amanda Rutherford; Claudia N. Avellaneda

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 32.95

    While the field of public management has become increasingly international, research and policy recommendations that work for one country often do not work for another. Why, for example, is managerial networking important in the United States, moderately effective in the United Kingdom, and of little consequence in the Netherlands? Comparative Public... more...

  • Soft Corruptionby William E. Schluter

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    New Jersey has long been a breeding ground for political corruption, much of it perfectly legal. In Soft Corruption , a former state senator recounts his fifty-year fight to expose such misconduct. William E. Schluter doesn?t simply wade through New Jersey?s muck, but provides concrete suggestions for how our political system might be reformed and... more...

  • Capturedby Sheldon Whitehouse; Melanie Wachtell Stinnett

    The New Press 2017; US$ 27.99

    In Captured , U.S. Senator and former federal prosecutor Sheldon Whitehouse offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer?s Dark Money . Americans know something is wrong in their government. Senator Whitehouse combines history, legal scholarship, and... more...

  • Neue Wohnungsgemeinnützigkeitby Jan Kuhnert; Olof Leps

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.05

    In diesem Buch werden umsetzungsorientierte Konzepte zur Einführung einer neuen Wohnungsgemeinnützigkeit in Deutschland auf der Grundlage der Erfahrungen in ihrer langen Geschichte (1851 bis 1989) entwickelt. Hierfür werden historische, rechtliche und politische Gesichtspunkte sowie die europarechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen aufbereitet. Anhand der Beispiele... more...

  • An Assessment of Mine Legacies and How to Prevent Themby Vladimir Pacheco Cueva

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.64

    This book seeks to enrich the growing literature on mine legacies by examining a case study of a small abandoned mine in Latin America. Using a combination of Rapid Rural Appraisal and secondary source analysis, this study assessed some of the most damaging legacies of the San Sebastian mine in eastern El Salvador, compared the country?s mine closure... more...

  • Routledge Handbook on Information Technology in Governmentby Yu-Che Chen; Michael J. Ahn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    The explosive growth in information technology has ushered in unparalleled new opportunities for advancing public service. Featuring 24 chapters from foremost experts in the field of digital government, this Handbook provides an authoritative survey of key emerging technologies, their current state of development and use in government, and insightful... more...

  • Leadership in Public Organizationsby Montgomery Van Wart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    Now in a completely revised and updated Third Edition, Leadership in Public Organizations provides a compact but complete analysis of leadership for students and practitioners who work in public and nonprofit organizations. Offering a comprehensive review of leadership theories in the field, from the classic to the cutting-edge, and how they ... more...

  • Achieving Sustainable E-Government in Pacific Island Statesby Rowena Cullen; Graham Hassall

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 180.45

    This book analyzes the common set of obstacles to the development and integration of government Information and Communication Technology (ICT) projects and effective e-government initiatives in developing countries. It draws on the expertise and experience of more developed states in the Pacific, notably Australia and New Zealand, both highly rated... more...

  • Social Media for Governmentby Gohar F. Khan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book provides practical know-how on understanding, implementing, and managing main stream social media tools (e.g., blogs and micro-blogs, social network sites, and content communities) from a public sector perspective. Through social media, government organizations can inform citizens, promote their services, seek public views and feedback, and... more...