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  • Smarter Clickingby Christopher W. Wells

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 28.95

    Develop safe technology practices that support learning and protect your school, staff, and students! Designed to support appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning, this comprehensive guide gives school leaders a clear road map for creating, implementing, and maintaining effective instructional technology policies. In jargon-free... more...

  • Policy Networks and Policy Changeby Dr Hugh Compston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This study applies policy network theory to major technological, economic, environmental and social trends to generate propositions about the future of public policy. Among the findings are that we should expect more business-friendly policies, more intrusive law enforcement, more women-friendly policies, and stronger climate policies. more...

  • Partisan Appointees and Public Servantsby Chris Eichbaum; Richard Shaw

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Examines the role of political staff in executive government and the consequences for policymaking and governance. This work reveals that good governance is about governments getting the advice that they need to hear as well as the advice that they want to hear. more...

  • Resource Economicsby John C. Bergstrom; Alan Randall

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a rigorous but very readable introduction to economics theory before delving into the relationship between economic growth and primary natural resource and environmental problems. more...

  • Democracy in Americaby Alexis De Tocqueville; Joseph Epstein

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 4.99

    From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America --first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's... more...

  • Governing by Networkby Stephen Goldsmith; William D. Eggers

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Examines for the first time the US government's transformation from centralized control over public programmes to facilitating services through networks of nongovernmental entities, as seen through the experience of dozens of public innovators. more...

  • Water Accountingby Jayne M. Godfrey; Keryn Chalmers

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    One of the most pressing global issues of the 21st Century is the scarcity of water of a quantity appropriate to ensure economic, environmental and social sustainability. In addressing the issue through policy and management, of critical importance is access to high quality information. But water scarcity has many implications, and it is possible that... more...

  • Public Administration & Public Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs... more...

  • Policy Bureaucracyby Edward C Page; Bill Jenkins

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 124.99

    Policy making is not only about the cut and thrust of politics. It is also a bureaucratic activity. In this ground-breaking work, two leading authorities come together to examine the world of the policy bureaucrat for the first time. The volume draws in crucial debates over accountability and democratic ideology, hierarchy and expertise, and should... more...

  • Public Policy Makingby Larry N. Gerston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This brief text identifies the issues, resources, actors, and institutions involved in public policy making and traces the dynamics of the policymaking process, including the triggering of issue awareness, the emergence of an issue on the public agenda, the formation of a policy commitment, and the implementation process that translates policy into... more...