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  • American Public Policyby B. Guy Peters

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 84.00

    American Public Policy  provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the landscape of public policy. This foundational text takes students through the governmental systems and core theories of policymaking before turning to in-depth exploration of key policy areas and tools of policy analysis.  Important additions to this  Tenth Edition  include... more...

  • A Practical Guide for Policy Analysisby Eugene Bardach; Eric M. Patashnik

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 24.00

    In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving , Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting... more...

  • A Political Economy of Arab Educationby Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of the region. Arab regimes most reliant on repression to guarantee their survival were also those most vulnerable... more...

  • Democratic Governance in Northeast Asiaby Brendan Howe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This edited volume explores the key characteristics, and shortcomings, of democratic governance in Northeast Asia. It focuses on three case studies: Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. more...

  • Negotiations in the Indigenous Worldby Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Negotiated agreements play a critical role in setting the conditions under which resource development occurs on Indigenous land. Our understanding of what determines the outcomes of negotiations between Indigenous peoples and commercial interests is very limited. With over two decades experience with Indigenous organisations and communities, Ciaran... more...

  • Clusters and Globalization: The Development of Urban and Regional Economiesby C. Pitelis; R. Sugden; J.R. Wilson

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Clustering as an economic policy concern has become increasingly fashionable. The authors of this book shed light on this subject on which there remains remarkably little understanding, and even less agreement, regarding what clusters are, what they require for success and what impacts they are likely to have in different contexts, locally, nationally... more...

  • Public Policy in Asiaby Mukul G. Asher; David Newman; Thomas P. Snyder

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2002; US$ 120.00

    In this text, experts in Asian economics, public management, law and the sciences explore critical issues that will have a role in future policy debates. Topics include growth, income security and fiscal reform; governance and public management; and technological innovation and the environment. more...

  • King Trends and the Future of Public Policyby Dr Hugh Compston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    This study presents, for the first time, a synoptic picture of the future directions in which public policy in EU countries is likely to move based on using contemporary theories of policy-making to deduce the implications for public policy of major long-term technological, economic, environmental and social trends. more...

  • Public Policy Analysisby Professor Peter Knoepfel; Dr Corinne Larrue; Dr Frederic Varone

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 99.00

    This book is an English version of a successful text* on public policy analysis originally written for policy practitioners in Switzerland and France. It presents a model for the analysis of public policy and includes examples of its application in everyday political-administrative situations. This English version introduces supplementary illustrations... more...

  • The Politics of Evaluationby David Taylor; Susan Balloch

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 35.00

    Evaluation has become a central tool in the development of contemporary social policy. Its widespread popularity is based on the need to provide evidence of the effectiveness of policies and programmes. This book sees evaluation as an inherently political activity, as much about forms of governance as scientific practice. Using a wide range of examples... more...