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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Fundraisingby Michael J. Worth

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00

    Fundraising: Principles and Practice provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to fundraising. Taking a balanced perspective, bestselling author Michael J. Worth offers insights on the practical application of relevant theory. The text is designed to engage readers in thinking critically about issues in fundraising and philanthropy to prepare... more...

  • Handbook on Complexity and Public Policyby Robert Geyer; Paul Cairney

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Though its roots in the natural sciences go back to the early 20th century, complexity theory as a scientific framework has developed most rapidly since the 1970s. Increasingly, complexity theory has been integrated into the social sciences, and this groundbreaking Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy has brought together top thinkers in complexity... more...

  • Without Sympathy or Enthusiasmby Victor A. Thompson

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    This classic study brings to bear the findings and principles of political science, sociology, psychology, and economics on various proposals for the solution of ills traditionally associated with governmental administration. more...

  • Redefining U.S. Educationby William F. Roth; Ian M. Roth

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    A growing number of educators are beginning to believe that as we move into a different kind of world with different possibilities, the traditional approach to teaching is no longer the most productive. They are beginning to understand that if we are to continue progressing as a nation, we need to place more emphasis on the development of each student?s... more...

  • Gender Equality Policy in the European Unionby Ingrid Bego

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    One of the solutions proposed by the European Union to remedy the effects of the 2008 economic crisis is to increase female labour participation. This book explores the policy changes in four new member states that may reduce the gender employment gap and improve women's equal participation in the labour force. more...

  • Multi-Level Governanceby Edoardo Ongaro

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95

    This volume argues that progress in both the study and the practice of Multi-Level Governance may derive from developing linkages with disciplines, perspectives and issues that have so far not been explored in connection to MLG. more...

  • The Public Administration Theory Primerby H. George Frederickson; Kevin B. Smith; Christopher W. Larimer; Michael J. Licari

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    A comprehensive guide to the key theories in contemporary public administration, from rational choice to postmodern approaches. more...

  • The Public Administration Workbookby Dennis Dresang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95

    This unique workbook engages students in the study of public administration and helps them gain a deeper understanding of the field by providing exercises that expose them to a wide range of practical applications. Connecting theory to practice, a brief theoretical introduction precedes each exercise, explaining why the technique is important and... more...

  • Advanced Introduction to Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of design analogous to architecture or engineering can assist in that process. This book outlines three vital components of policy design: understanding the causes behind the problem being addressed; identifying means of intervention, including selection... more...

  • politics of representative bureaucracyby B. Guy Peters; Patrick von Maravic; Eckhard Schröter

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    What is the relationship between the composition of the public sector workforce and the nature of the society it serves? Taking a comparative and analytical perspective, the authoritative and accessible chapters illustrate the salience of representative politics in diverse societies. The book explores the wide variety of practice based on different... more...