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  • The Police Managerby Egan K. Green; Ronald G. Lynch; Scott R. Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    The Police Manager, 8 th Edition, is a major update, with a completely fresh chapter on school resource officers, based on a new case study, and a new chapter on managing high-profile events. Every police agency today faces the possibility of controversy, and the need to train managers to deal appropriately with the media and the public continues... more...

  • Out-of-Control Criminal Justiceby Daniel P. Mears

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    This book shows how to reduce out-of-control criminal justice and create greater public safety, justice, and accountability at less cost. more...

  • Youth, Crime, and Justiceby Erika Gebo; Carolyn Boyes-Watson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 61.50

    This is a comprehensive introduction to youth, crime, and justice through a unique case-study approach. Taking a life course perspective, the book examines the changing landscapes of childhood and the justice system, with an intersectional focus. more...

  • Public Administration in East Asiaby Evan M. Berman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 199.95

    Written by leading experts, Public Administration in East Asia: Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan examines the inner workings of governments in East Asia, in particular its public administration and related public policy processes. It focuses on the apparatus of government — the agencies, their values, context, and policies within which... more...

  • Local Economic Development and the Environmentby Susan M. Opp; Jeffery L. Jr. Osgood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 71.95

    A clear and practical examination of complex issues, Local Economic Development and the Environment: Finding Common Ground provides a broad, academic look at the intersection of two important areas for local administrators. In addition to managing development in a strained economic climate, most administrators are also expected to be stewards of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 153.00

    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...

  • American Public Serviceby James S. Bowman; Jonathan P. West

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 121.95

    Understanding the effects of radical change on public personnel systems is critically important both now and in the future to all those interested in the quality of American democracy. Civil service reform is occurring at all levels of government both in the United States and abroad. American Public Service: Radical Reform and the Merit System is... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2017; 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...

  • Promoting Sustainable Local and Community Economic Developmentby Roland V. Anglin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 83.95

    Growing local economies, empowering communities, revitalizing downtowns, developing entrepreneurship, building leadership, and enhancing nonprofits — you can achieve all these benefits and more with a comprehensive and strategic revitalization plan. Chronicling the struggle of local revitalization as organizers move from trial and error to effective... more...