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New and Published Books

  1. Making Public Policy Decisions

    Expertise, skills and experience

    Edited by Damon Alexander, Jenny M. Lewis

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    To understand public policy decisions, it is imperative to understand the capacities of the individual actors who are making them, how they think and feel about their role, and what drives and motivates them. However, the current literature takes little account of this, preferring instead to frame...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Unbundled Government

    A Critical Analysis of the Global Trend to Agencies, Quangos and Contractualisation

    Edited by Christopher Pollitt, Colin Talbot

    Public sector bureaucracies have been subjected to harsh criticism. One solution which has been widely adopted over the past two decades has been to 'unbundle government' - that is to break down monolithic departments and ministries into smaller, semi-autonomous 'agencies'. These are often governed...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Risk and Crisis Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Lynn T Drennan, Allan McConnell, Alastair Stark

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    Every decision that is made by managers and policy-makers in a public sector organization requires an evaluation and a judgement of the risks involved. This vital requirement has been recognised in the growth of risk management. However, risks can never be fully prevented, which means that public...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Organization of Transport

    A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy

    Edited by Massimo Moraglio, Christopher Kopper

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gender Equality in Public Services

    Chasing the Dream

    By Hazel Conley, Margaret Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The provision of state funded and democratically accountable care services represents one of the most potentially transformative advances in gendered social relations and equality for women by ‘defamilizing’ care and providing paid work. But the cost of providing these services, which women have...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public-Private Partnerships: Infrastructure, Transportation and Local Services

    Edited by Germà Bel, Trevor Brown, Rui Cunha Marques

    Public–private partnerships (PPPs) are arrangements between government and private actors with the objective of providing public infrastructure, facilities and services. Three fundamental questions frame the use of PPPs at the local level: What do PPPs look like? What gives rise to the use of PPPs?...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. E-Government and Websites

    A Public Solutions Handbook

    Edited by Aroon Manoharan

    Series: The Public Solutions Handbook Series

    This book presents a citizen-centric perspective of the dual components of e-government and e-governance. E-government refers to the practice of online public reporting by government to citizens, and to service delivery via the Internet. E-governance represents the initiatives for citizens to...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Organizational Reputation in the Public Sector

    Edited by Arild Wæraas, Moshe Maor

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    A favorable reputation is an asset of importance that no public sector entity can afford to neglect because it gives power, autonomy, and access to critical resources. However, reputations must be built, maintained, and protected. As a result, public sector organizations in most OECD countries have...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Financial Management and Accounting in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Bandy

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    The impact of the global financial crisis on government funds has been significant, with squeezed budgets having to satisfy ever-increasing demands for public services. Managers working in the public sector are confronted daily with targets and demands that are often set in confusing accounting and...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions

    Perspectives across Europe

    Edited by Lutz Preuss, Michael Gold, Chris Rees

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    Growing interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) has focused attention on the relationship between businesses and key stakeholders, such as NGOs and local communities. Curiously, however, commentators on CSR rarely discuss the role of trade unions, while commentators on employment...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge