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Public administration

  • The Politics-Administration Dichotomyby Patrick Overeem

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    The politics-administration dichotomy is much mentioned and often criticized in the Public Administration literature. The Politics-Administration Dichotomy: Toward a Constitutional Perspective, Second Edition offers a book-length treatment of this classical notion. While public administration academics typically reject it as an outdated and even... more...

  • Debating Public Administrationby Robert F. Durant; Jennifer R.S. Durant

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 78.95

    Dialog between practitioners and academics has increasingly become the exception rather than the rule in contemporary public administration circles. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, Debating Public Administration: Management Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities tackles some of the major management challenges, choices, and opportunities... more...

  • The New Face of Governmentby David E. McNabb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    Change is sweeping the globe, and at the government level, operational changes are prompting many public administrators to develop new management styles and ways of delivering services to their citizens. In the process, they are changing the face of government. The New Face of Government: How Public Managers are Forging a New Approach to Governance ... more...

  • Globalism and Comparative Public Administrationby Jamil Jreisat

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Globalization, rapidly evolving communication and information technology, and the spread of democracy across the world are reshaping public organizations and changing governance. Yet, graduate students and public administration academics have limited resources with which to develop a real-world understanding of the conceptual evolution and the changing... more...

  • International Handbook of Public Procurementby Khi V. Thai

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 199.95

    Since the 1990s, government at all levels is under increasing pressure to do more with less. However, despite the U.S. government spending about 15 to 20 percent of its GDP on contracts for goods and services, there is a paucity of reference books for public procurement officials and very few textbooks for courses on the subject. Filling this... more...

  • Health Inequities Related to Intimate Partner Violence Against Womenby Mandi M. Larsen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.48

    This book examines the extent to which social position impacts exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) and whether women with IPV exposure are more vulnerable to social inequities in health. At the intersection of sociological theories on health, gender, and policy, this book explores these issues against the social policy contexts of the United... more...

  • Innere Sicherheit nach 9/11by Susanne Fischer; Carlo Masala

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.77

    Die Beiträge des Sammelbandes befassen sich mit (zivilen) Sicherheitsmaßnahmen, die seit dem 11. September von politischen Akteuren ergriffen wurden. Die Aufmerksamkeit gilt insbesondere den innenpolitischen Reaktionen in Deutschland. Ausgewählte Beiträge nehmen zudem eine vergleichende Perspektive ein und untersuchen die Reaktionen auf die (wahrgenommene)... more...

  • Wohnenby Eberhard von Einem

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.77

    Dass derzeit zu wenig Wohnungen gebaut werden, dass das Angebot – trotz anziehender Baugenehmigungen – nicht die Nachfrage deckt, dass die Mieten in manchen Städten – nach 10 ruhigen Jahren – anziehen und dass Haushalte mit geringem Einkommen – vor allem beim Wohnungswechsel – die Leidtragenden sind, darüber sind sich Politiker, Mietervereine und... more...

  • Essays in Public Sector Entrepreneurshipby David B. Audretsch; Albert N. Link

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 118.11

    This book explores public sector entrepreneurship from an international perspective. It features essays from eminent scholars in the field addressing entrepreneurial public policies from different countries. Public sector entrepreneurship is at the cusp of becoming a watchword in international policy circles. This book is a pioneer volume in this... more...

  • From Corruption to Modernityby Sebastian Vaduva

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 50.78

    This volume examines corruption and provides tools and that can be utilized to combat it and encourage development. Using Romania as a case study, the authors argue that corruption can be reduced via institutional reforms and effective civic education. Describing various causes and types of corruption, the authors explore the causes and influences... more...