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New and Published Books

  1. Non-Governmental Organizations, Management and Development

    3rd Edition

    By David Lewis

    Non-Governmental Development Organizations have seen turbulent times over the decades; however, recent years have seen them grow to occupy high-profile positions in the fight against poverty. They are now seen as an important element of ‘civil society’, a concept that has been given increasing...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Framing Innovation in Public Service Sectors

    By Rolf Rønning, Bo Enquist, Lars Fuglsang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Innovation is seen as an interactive process that involves many actors within and across organizational boundaries. In public sector services, innovation is a frequent, often holistic, and multi-layered process that involves many actors and many services at the same time. However, most of the...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Network Theory in the Public Sector

    Building New Theoretical Frameworks

    Edited by Robyn Keast, Myrna P Mandell, Robert Agranoff

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Networks have been described in terms of metaphors, governance arrangements and structural or institutional arrangements. These different perspectives of networks come out of a variety of disciplines, including political science, public administration, urban affairs, social welfare, public...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Public-Private Partnerships in the USA

    Lessons to be Learned for the United Kingdom

    By Tony Wall

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    Broadly, a Public-Private Partnership (or PPP) is any collaboration between the public and private sector, but research in the UK has tended to focus on those that have been used for major infrastructure projects, such as roads, schools, and hospitals. This book compares and contrasts PPP research...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Public Sector Transformation through E-Government

    Experiences from Europe and North America

    Edited by Vishanth Weerakkody, Christopher G. Reddick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Over the last decade governments in Europe and North America have attempted to improve efficiency of public services through Information and Communication Technology, commonly branded as electronic government (e-government). Public Sector Transformation through E-Government explores the influence...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Professional Development of Teacher Educators

    Edited by Tony Bates, Anja Swennen, Ken Jones

    This book makes a significant contribution to a hitherto much neglected area. The book brings together a wide range of papers on a scale rarely seen with a geographic spread that enhances our understanding of the complex journey undertaken by those who aspire to become teachers of teachers. The...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Privatization of Public Services

    Impacts for Employment, Working Conditions, and Service Quality in Europe

    Edited by Christoph Hermann, Jörg Flecker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    Public services throughout Europe have undergone dramatic restructuring processes in recent years in connection with liberalization and privatization. While evaluations of the successes of public services have focused on prices and efficiency, much less attention has been paid to the impacts of...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. New Public Governance, the Third Sector, and Co-Production

    Edited by Victor Pestoff, Taco Brandsen, Bram Verschuere

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    In recent years public management research in a variety of disciplines has paid increasing attention to the role of citizens and the third sector in the provision of public services. Several of these efforts have employed the concept of co-production to better understand and explain this trend....

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Fundraising Management

    Analysis, Planning and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Sargeant, Elaine Jay

    This comprehensive introduction to fundraising management provides a thorough grounding in the principles underpinning professional practice. Much more than a ‘how-to’ guide, the book critically examines the key issues in fundraising policy, planning and implementation, and introduces the most...

    Published December 4th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Co-production

    The Third Sector and the Delivery of Public Services

    Edited by Victor Pestoff, Taco Brandsen

    Public management research has in recent years paid increasing attention to the third sector, especially to its role in the provision of public services. Evidence of this is the rising number of publications on the topic, as well as a growing number of sessions and papers on the topic in academic...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge