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Political institutions and public administration

  • Public Administration in South Asiaby Meghna Sabharwal; Evan M. Berman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    A state-of-the-art, one-stop resource, Public Administration in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan examines public administration issues and advances in the Indian subcontinent. The book fulfills a critical need. These nations have the largest public administration programs in South Asia, yet existing knowledge on them is fragmented at... more...

  • Strategic Collaboration in Public and Nonprofit Administrationby Dorothy Norris-Tirrell; Joy A. Clay

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 83.95

    Market disruptions, climate change, and health pandemics lead the growing list of challenges faced by today?s leaders. These issues, along with countless others that do not make the daily news, require novel thinking and collaborative action to find workable solutions. However, many administrators stumble into collaboration without a strategic orientation.... more...

  • Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Managementby Connie M. White

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 81.95

    Although recent global disasters have clearly demonstrated the power of social media to communicate critical information in real-time, its true potential has yet to be unleashed. Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies teaches emergency management professionals how to use social media to improve... more...

  • National Security Issues in Science, Law, and Technologyby Thomas A. Johnson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 183.95

    The tragedy of 9/11 placed homeland security and the prevention of further attacks into the central focus of our national consciousness. With so many avenues of terror open to our enemies in terms of mode, medium, and location, effective management and mitigation of threat must be grounded in objective risk assessment. The structure of national security... more...

  • The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Managementby Jane Jordan-Meier

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 71.95

    From the Japanese tsunami and the Egyptian revolution to the Haitian earthquake and the Australian floods, social media has proven its power to unite, coalesce, support, champion, and save lives. Presenting cutting-edge media communication solutions, The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management explains how to choose the appropriate language... more...

  • The Private Sector's Role in Disastersby Alessandra Jerolleman; John J. Ph.D. Kiefer

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    This book examines the role of the private sector in emergency management and how that role is changing through private sector intersections with government, government agencies, and the public sectors in all phases of emergency management. It particularly focuses on the areas in which government regulations and guidelines promote or encourage private... more...

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a distinguished legal scholar, explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern... more...

  • Making Culture Countby Lachlan MacDowall; Marnie Badham; Emma Blomkamp; Kim Dunphy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book is a collection of diverse essays by scholars, policy-makers and creative practitioners who explore the burgeoning field of cultural measurement and its political implications. Offering critical histories and creative frameworks, it presents new approaches to accounting for culture in local, national and international contexts. more...

  • The Politics of Fearby Ruth Wodak

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 37.00

    A cutting-edge exploration of the power and prevalence of contemporary right-wing populist discourse. more...

  • Sailing the Water's Edgeby Helen V. Milner; Dustin Tingley

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade, and the use of military force. But what determines which policies are chosen? Does the United States rely too much on the use of military power and coercion in its foreign policies?  Sailing... more...