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State government

  • The Failure of Term Limits in Floridaby Kathryn A. DePalo

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In 1992, Florida voters approved an amendment to the state?s Constitution creating eight-year term limits for legislators?making Florida the second-largest state, after California, to implement such a law. Eight years later, sixty-eight term-limited senators and representatives were forced to retire, and the state saw the highest number of freshman... more...

  • Public Management Reform and Innovationby H. George Frederickson; Jocelyn Johnston

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Leading scholars present the most complete, as well as the most advanced, treatment of public management reform and innovation available.   The subject of reform in the public sector is not new; indeed, its latest rubric, reinventing government, has become good politics. Still, as the contributors ask in this volume, is good politics... more...

  • The Growth of American Governmentby Ballard C. Campbell

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    American government evolved over the generations since the mid-nineteenth century. The changing character of these institutions is a critical part of the history of the United States. This engaging survey focuses on the evolution of public policy and its relationship to the constitutional and political structure of government at the federal, state,... more...

  • Public Policy in the United Statesby Mark E Rushefsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The fifth edition of this well-regarded text covers the period up through the 2012 elections. It has been revised to make it sleeker, more concise, and up-to-date with a clear organisational structure. This edition accomplishes these three important goals: First, it introduces readers to the American approach to public policy making as it has been... more...

  • Achieving Ethical Competence for Public Service Leadershipby Terry L Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book shows students entering the public service as well as professionals in the field how to become ethically competent to provide the leadership needed to advance the public interest. The book doesn't just talk about ethics. The contributors describe how ethical competence should guide organizational conduct. All chapters are original, and written... more...

  • Innovations in Public Leadership Developmentby Ricardo S. Morse; Terry F. Buss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This is the best single-source guide to leadership development in the public sector. It offers a wealth of advice for teachers, students, trainers, human resource officers, and established leaders. The all-original chapters include discussions of leadership frameworks, competencies for public leaders for the "new governance," and strategies for senior... more...

  • Making a Difference: Progressive Values in Public Administrationby Richard C Box

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This inspirational work encourages Public Administration professionals to participate in progressive social change by advocating progressive values to counter the regressive values currently dominant in American society. The book begins with an analysis of regressive and progressive societal values, and then discusses specific actions PA practitioners,... more...

  • Schriften zur Anarchieby Wolfgang Harich; Andreas Heyer; Andreas Heyer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.82

    1971 erschien Wolfgang Harichs "Zur Kritik der revolutionären Ungeduld?. Diese Abrechnung mit dem alten und dem neuen Anarchismus erregte viel Aufsehen. Harich begriff den Anarchismus als a-politische und die Fehler von vorgestern wiederholende Ideologie, die letztlich auch für die Erfolglosigkeit der Unruhen von 1968 verantwortlich sei. Das Buch... more...

  • Stories from Langleyby Edward Mickolus

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 28.95

    Applicants to the Central Intelligence Agency often asked Edward Mickolus what they might expect in a career there. Mickolus, a former CIA intelligence officer whose duties also included recruiting and public affairs, never had a simple answer. If applicants were considering a life in the National Clandestine Service, the answer was easy. Numerous... more...

  • Suicide of the Westby James Burnham

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 17.99

    James Burnham?s 1964 classic, Suicide of the West , remains a startling account on the nature of the modern era. It offers a profound, in depth analysis of what is happening in the world today by putting into focus the intangible, often vague doctrine of American liberalism. It parallels the loosely defined liberal ideology rampant in American government... more...