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Public Administration and Public Policy

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  1. Homeland Security Handbook

    Edited by Jack Pinkowski

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Blinded by emotional rhetoric, political posturing, and genuine fear, previous efforts to defend our way of life against aggressors intent on inflicting personal and economic destruction have proven, in hindsight, to be misguided, panicked, and reactionary. Evaluation and assessment to date is...

    Published January 24th 2008 by CRC Press

  2. Disaster Management Handbook

    Edited by Jack Pinkowski

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Record breaking hurricane seasons, tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and intentional acts of mass-casualty violence, give lie to the delusion that disasters are the anomaly and not the norm. Disaster management is rooted in the fundamental belief that we can protect ourselves. Even if we cannot...

    Published January 22nd 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Government Public Relations

    A Reader

    By Mordecai Lee

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Much maligned in the past as wasteful and self-serving, government public relations provides several distinct services that can be used to advance the substantive mission of an agency in ways that save money, time, and effort. In the same manner as budgeting, HR, strategic planning, and performance...

    Published December 17th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. Handbook of Military Administration

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Weber, Johan Eliasson

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    While policy makers are perpetually conceptualizing new reform packages, the actual enactment of those reforms is typically more challenging. Remarkably, the one public institution that is able to meet that challenge is also the largest. The United States Department of Defense, which employs over...

    Published December 7th 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Social and Economic Control of Alcohol

    The 21st Amendment in the 21st Century

    By Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Murphy J. Painter

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    As a toast to success, a drowning of sorrows, a rite of passage, and the fuel for most social activities, alcohol plays a central role in our culture. Alcohol generates nearly $160 billion in US revenues annually and is a major source of tax revenue, making the stakes in the modern debate over its...

    Published November 14th 2007 by CRC Press

  6. Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, Second Edition

    Edited by Gerald J. Miller, Kaifeng Yang

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Describing new techniques and novel applications, Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, Second Edition demonstrates the use of tools designed to meet the increased complexity of problems in government and non-profit organizations with ever-more rigorous and systematic research. It...

    Published November 14th 2007 by CRC Press

  7. Handbook of Police Administration

    Edited by James Ruiz, Don Hummer

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    As figureheads of the most visible segment of criminal justice, today’s police administrators are forced to tackle challenges never faced by their predecessors. Heightened local and global threats, advanced technologies, and increased demands for procedural transparency require new levels of...

    Published September 19th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Transportation Policy and Administration

    Edited by Jeremy Plant

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    In the past few decades, the field of transportation has changed dramatically. Deregulation and greater reliance on markets and the private sector has helped to reconfigure the transport industries, while the rise of intermodal goods and global commerce has produced efficiencies of operation and a...

    Published February 22nd 2007 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Globalization and the Environment

    Edited by Khi V. Thai, Dianne Rahm, Jerrell D. Coggburn

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the...

    Published February 5th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Public Policy Analysis

    Theory, Politics, and Methods

    Edited by Frank Fischer, Gerald J. Miller

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The study of public policy and the methods of policy analysis are among the most rapidly developing areas in the social sciences. Policy analysis has emerged to provide a better understanding of the policymaking process and to supply decision makers with reliable policy-relevant knowledge about...

    Published December 21st 2006 by CRC Press