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Public Administration and Public Policy

Series Editor: David H. Rosenbloom

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  1. Contracting for Services in State and Local Government Agencies

    By William Sims Curry

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The First Complete Contracting Reference/ Textbook for State and Local Agencies Federal contracting officials have a comprehensive resource in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to guide them through the arduous contracting process; however, until now there has been no such counterpart for...

    Published November 5th 2008 by CRC Press

  2. Understanding Research Methods

    A Guide for the Public and Nonprofit Manager

    By Donijo Robbins

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Managers and administrators in the public-policy and nonprofit sectors rely heavily on analytical skills to quickly pore through a massive amount of research. They dissect it and apply specific, useful data that can inform critical policy changes and help them improve their organization’s overall...

    Published October 28th 2008 by CRC Press

  3. International Handbook of Public Procurement

    Edited by Khi V. Thai

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    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...

    Published August 28th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  4. State and Local Pension Fund Management

    By Jun Peng

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Intense media coverage of the public pension funding crisis continues to fuel heightened awareness in and debate over public pension benefits. With over $3 trillion in assets currently under management, the ramifications of poor oversight are severe. It is important that practitioners, researchers,...

    Published August 21st 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  5. Business Improvement Districts

    Research, Theories, and Controversies

    Edited by Goktug Morcol, Lorlene Hoyt, Jack W. Meek, Ulf Zimmermann

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Initiated and governed by property or business owners under the authorization of state and local governments, business improvement districts (BIDs) have received a very mixed reception. To some, they are innovative examples of self-governance and public-private partnerships; to others, they are yet...

    Published April 21st 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  6. Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration

    By Christopher G. Reddick, Jerrell D. Coggburn

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Fiscal realities and changing social priorities are requiring a dramatic shift in the way that benefits are selected and awarded to employees, especially in the public sector. This means that public administrators and policy researchers must consider new parameters and contingencies, both financial...

    Published April 9th 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook of Long-Term Care Administration and Policy

    Edited by Cynthia Massie Mara, Laura Olson

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Attitudes toward long-term care contain a strong residue of negativity in today’s society and current problems with the system augment such perceptions. Unless dealt with now, this will only get worse, as the 85-and-older crowd is the fastest growing part of the population, and the first wave of...

    Published March 27th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Government Budget Forecasting

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jinping Sun, Thomas D. Lynch

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Revenue and expenditure forecasting plays an important role in public budgeting and financial management, particularly during times of financial constraint, when citizens impose greater accountability upon government to use taxpayer dollars more efficiently. Despite its significance, revenue and...

    Published March 26th 2008 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Health Capital and Sustainable Socioeconomic Development

    Edited by Patricia A. Cholewka, Mitra M. Motlagh

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Given ongoing worldwide calamities such as famine, natural disasters, and drug abuse, international attention has increasingly focused upon disease detection, prevention, containment, and treatment. Serving an unmet need in the marketplace, Health Capital and Sustainable Socioeconomic Development...

    Published March 10th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Administrative Reform

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Jerri Killian, Niklas Eklund

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The field of public administration currently lacks sufficient resources for understanding the rationale, implications, and inherent practices of reforming government administration around the world.The Handbook of Administrative Reform satisfies this need by bringing together diverse international...

    Published February 21st 2008 by CRC Press