New and Published Books
41-50 of 141 results in 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 4th 2008 by CRC Press
A Guide for the Public and Nonprofit Manager
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 27th 2008 by CRC Press
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 27th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
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 20th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
Research, Theories, and Controversies
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 20th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
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 8th 2008 by CRC Press
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 26th 2008 by CRC Press
Theory and Practice
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 25th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
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 9th 2008 by CRC Press
An International Perspective
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 20th 2008 by CRC Press
Living Legends and Full Agency: Implications of Repealing the Combat Exclusion Policy
To Be Published October 21st 2014
Digital Divides: The New Challenges and Opportunities of e-Inclusion
To Be Published January 28th 2015
Creating Public Value in Practice: Advancing the Common Good in a Multi-Sector, Shared-Power, No-One-Wholly-in-Charge World
To Be Published February 6th 2015
Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa: Governance as the Missing Link
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Democracy and Civil Society in a Global Era
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Development and the Politics of Human Rights
To Be Published April 15th 2015
Public Administration and Policy in the Caribbean
To Be Published May 15th 2015
The Constitutional School of American Public Administration
To Be Published June 1st 2015
The Practice of International Development
To Be Published June 15th 2015
Information and Communication Technologies in Public Administration: Innovations from Developed Countries
To Be Published August 1st 2015