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Public Affairs & Administration

  • Hiding Politics in Plain Sightby Patricia Strach

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    Hiding Politics in Plain Sight examines the costs of market mechanisms, especially cause marketing, as a strategy for change. Industry and corporate-connected individuals use market mechanisms to brand issues like breast cancer widely, shaping public understanding. But framed as consensus-based social issues rather than contentious political issues,... more...

  • It's Time for High-Performance Governmentby Howard Risher; William Wilder

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    Written by leading experts who bring to the book decades of experience as managers and consultants, It's Time for High-Performance Government provides executives, managers, and elected officials at all levels practical advice to improve government performance. more...

  • Paradiplomacyby Rodrigo Tavares

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This book addresses one of the most intriguing challenges in global affairs: the international political practices of cities and states, or "paradiplomacy." The rapidly growing international activism of cities and states across the world is discreetly transforming diplomatic practices and the delivery of public services. This book provides practitioners... more...

  • Understanding the Department of the Interiorby Don Philpott

    Bernan Press 2016; US$ 39.99

    Understanding the Department of the Interior reviews many of the major issues handed by the Department of the Interior and impacting the U.S. today. The book aims to present the case, scientific and otherwise, for both sides of all the issues addressed. Areas covered include protection of national lands, environmental issues and the role of the... more...

  • Constitutional Policy in Multilevel Governmentby Arthur Benz

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume compares processes of constitutional reform in federal and regionalized states. more...

  • Public Organizations in Asiaby Tobin Im

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Public Organizations in Asia  introduces students to the fundamental theories of organizations and teaches them how to analyze different types of public organizations in East and Southeast Asia. Moving away from traditional Western theory and examples, this textbook provides numerous case studies of Asian organizations where different ideologies,... more...

  • The Crosland legacyby Patrick Diamond

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    Patrick Diamond considers a wide range of Anthony Crosland?s writings, relating his ideas to ideological debates taking place within today?s Labour Party on egalitarian social democracy, electoral strategy, the European question, and the importance of progressive liberalism on the British centreleft. more...

  • International Public Policy Analysisby George M. Guess; Thomas Husted

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 64.95

    Most public policy analysis books currently on the market are US-centric and focused on quantitative analysis, while comparative public policy textbooks are oriented around countries and specific policy processes. International Public Policy Analysis is the first textbook to take a truly comparative and cross-cultural approach, organized around... more...

  • Accountabilityby Barbara Junne

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Barbara Junne befasst sich mit der Frage, wieQualitätsmanagement in Hamburger Kitas als eine gesellschaftlich konstruiertePraktik entsteht, die die gegenseitige Rechenschaftslegung, d.h.Accountability, befördert. Vor diesem Hintergrund kann Qualitätsmanagement ebennicht als objektives Instrument betrachtet werden. Es erscheint vielmehr alsein Vehikel... more...

  • Die Energiewende und Europaby Severin Fischer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    In diesem Buch analysiert Severin Fischer die Interaktionen und Wirkungszusammenhänge zwischen der Energie- und Klimapolitik Deutschlands und der EU in den Jahren 2007 bis 2015. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Europäisierungsprozesse bei der übergeordneten Strategieentwicklung und in den drei Politikteilbereichen Strommarkt und Infrastrukturentwicklung,... more...