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This book explores the role of the grass roots public administrative institution of DC & DM in historical context for Pakistan, and its viability for a meaningful democracy and stability of the country. The authors contend that Pakistan’s democracy to-date lacks firm foundation, as evidenced by...
Published December 13th 2013 by CRC Press
This book addresses the economic history and future of small cities and towns across the country, as they have and will continue to see dramatic shifts in the roles they play in the extant larger economies. The book addresses the difficult questions asked by these communities as they face an...
Published December 6th 2013 by CRC Press
Politics and Process, Seventh Edition
With over 20 million people on its payroll, the government continues to be the largest employer in the country. Managing people who do the nation’s work is of critical importance to politicians and government leaders as well as citizens. The great recession of 2008 put enormous strains on...
Published July 21st 2013 by CRC Press
India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
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,...
Published May 6th 2013 by CRC Press
Stories of Success and Failure from Europe and North America
Public management increasingly takes place in multilevel settings, since most countries are decentralized to one degree or another and most problems transcend and cut across administrative and geographical borders. A collaboration of scholars in the Transnational Initiative on Governance Research...
Published April 22nd 2013 by CRC Press
Performance and Challenges
With contributions from leading regional scholars, Public Administration in Africa: Performance and Challenges examines complexities of art of governance from the unique African perspective. The editors bring together a cohesive study of the major issues and regions by taking an analytic approach...
Published April 1st 2013 by CRC Press
Former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and Mongolia
Although it has been more than 20 years since Communism crumbled in Central and Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, many scholars and politicians still wonder what the lifting of the Iron Curtain has really meant for these former Communist countries. And, because these countries were largely...
Published February 25th 2013 by CRC Press
A Case Study, Second Edition
Completely revised and updated, Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizations: A Case Study, Second Edition presents a case study of one university’s policies and practices with regard to the procurement, use, storage and disposal of HAZMAT in the context of a changing internal...
Published February 14th 2013 by CRC Press
Three Traditions of Public Administration Praxis
The discipline of public administration draws predominantly from political and organizational theory, but also from other social and behavioral sciences, philosophy, and even theology. This diversity results in conflicting prescriptions for the "proper" administrative role. So, how are those new to...
Published July 25th 2012 by CRC Press
The changing role of government leads to the changing needs of its populous. This book provides an understanding of what forces have changed municipal government, such as the complexity of social problems, the ever-increasing ethnic diversity of communities and workforces, the increasing...
Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press
Labor Relations in the Public Sector, Fifth Edition
To Be Published January 12th 2014
Living Legends and Full Agency: Implications of the Combat Exclusion Policy
To Be Published July 31st 2014
Creating Public Value in Practice: Advancing the Common Good in a Multi-Sector, Shared-Power, No-One-Wholly-in-Charge World
To Be Published July 31st 2014
Public Administration and Policy in the Caribbean
To Be Published August 14th 2014
The Constitutional School of American Public Administration
To Be Published September 14th 2014