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Public Affairs & Administration

  • The Ethical Planning Practitionerby Jerry Weitz

    American Planning Association 2016; US$ 23.99

    For practicing planners, ethics can be a minefield. Planners need a guide -- and now they have it: the first guidebook based on the current revision of the AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In 76 real-life scenarios, The Ethical Planning Practitioner looks at everyday dilemmas the way planners... more...

  • The Ethical Planning Practitionerby Jerry Weitz

    American Planning Association 2016; US$ 23.99

    For practicing planners, ethics can be a minefield. Planners need a guide ? and now they have it: the first guidebook based on the current revision of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In 76 real-life scenarios, The Ethical Planning Practitioner looks at everyday dilemmas the way planners need to see them, in black, white, and shades... more...

  • Information, Models, and Sustainabilityby Jing Zhang; Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes; Theresa A. Pardo; Djoko S. Sayogo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book reflects on the emerging trends, development, and challenges of policy on sustainability using information technology, and provides valuable insights to both research and practice communities. Sustainability has become an important focus for government, civil society and the corporate community world-wide. Growing interest in addressing environmental... more...

  • Policy Frames on Spousal Migration in Germanyby Laura Block

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 69.99

    Laura Block asks how liberal democracies manage torestrict migration in spite of liberal constraints. She analyses the politicaldebates surrounding spousal migration policies from 2005?2010 in Germany andreveals government strategies that restrict spousal migration while stayingwithin the discursive realm of individual rights. By circumscribing andscrutinising... more...

  • Networks and National Securityby Chad Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Networks as sets of autonomous organisations working together to achieve individual and shared goals are becoming increasingly important across many areas of public administration. The importance of networks is well known but most analysts would agree that we do not know enough about the dynamics and effectiveness of networks in relation to their internal... more...

  • The Professional Edge: Competencies in Public Serviceby James S. Bowman; Jonathan P. West; Margo Berman; Montgomery Van Wart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The new context and character of public service - shifting values, entrepreneurship, information technology, multi-sector careers - require enhanced technical, ethical, and leadership skills. This concise and readable work describes what it means to be a consummate professional public servant. It sets standards for everyone who conducts the public's... more...

  • New Public Management in Turkeyby YŁksel Demirkaya

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The†last three decades in Turkey have seen an extensive shift towards a neoliberal agenda. Turkey has made many attempts at reforming existing governance systems in an effort to be accepted into the European Union, attracting the attention and curiosity of public management scholars worldwide. New Public Management in Turkey is the first book to... more...

  • The Human Side of Disaster, Second Editionby Thomas E. Drabek

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 64.95

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new cases and real-world examples, The Human Side of... more...

  • Resources, Technology and Sustainabilityby Joydeb Sasmal

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book uses sound theoretical frameworks and econometric techniques to rigorously analyze and explain the conditions of sustainable growth in agriculture. It further investigates how management of natural resources and technological advances can enhance productivity and ensure sustainable growth in agriculture. Optimal control theory, dynamic optimization... more...

  • Governance and the Democratic Deficitby Victor Bekkers; Geske Dijkstra; Menno Fenger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    It is widely acknowledged that we are witnessing a major transformation of public policy making, a transformation which has been labelled as a change from 'government' to 'governance'. Governance is used to describe policy making and implementation without a central authority in a non-hierarchical, network-like structure through negotiation and cooperation... more...