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Governance, Politics and the State
Macmillan Education UK (2020)

The term 'governance' has become on of the most widely used in debates in Political Science - and...

American Public Policy: Promise and Performance

American Public Policy (11th ed.)

Promise and Performance

SAGE Publications (2018)

This updated edition of American Public Policy by B. Guy Peters provides a comprehensive yet...

politics of representative bureaucracy: Power, Legitimacy and Performance

politics of representative bureaucracy

Power, Legitimacy and Performance

Edward Elgar Publishing (2015)

What is the relationship between the composition of the public sector workforce and the nature of...

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Comparative Policy Analysis
Edward Elgar Publishing (2020)

Public policy research has become increasingly comparative over the past several decades, but the...

Advanced Introduction to Public Policy
Edward Elgar Publishing (2015)

Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of...

The SAGE Handbook of Public Administration
SAGE Publications (2012)

Now available in paperback: With a particular focus on the utility of scholarly theory and the...

Policy Problems and Policy Design
Edward Elgar Publishing (2018)

Public policy can be considered a design science. It involves identifying relevant problems,...

Comparative Governance: Rediscovering the Functional Dimension of Governing

Comparative Governance

Rediscovering the Functional Dimension of Governing

Cambridge University Press (2016)

Proposes a new, advanced theory of governance, emphasizing the interactions of the state with other...

Designing for Policy Effectiveness: Defining and Understanding a Concept

Designing for Policy Effectiveness

Defining and Understanding a Concept

Cambridge University Press (2018)

Argues that the central goal of policy design is effectiveness.

Handbook of Public Policy
SAGE Publications (2006)

Providing a comprehensive review and guide to the study, theory and practice of public policy today...