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  1. American Public Service

    Radical Reform and the Merit System

    By James S. Bowman, Jonathan P. West

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Understanding the effects of radical change on public personnel systems is critically important both now and in the future to all those interested in the quality of American democracy. Civil service reform is occurring at all levels of government both in the United States and abroad. American...

    Published October 3rd 2006 by CRC Press

  2. Elements of Effective Governance

    Measurement, Accountability and Participation

    By Kathe Callahan

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Elements of Effective Governance: Measurement, Accountability and Participation is one of the first books to explore the relationship between accountability, government performance, and public participation. It discusses two main assumptions: greater accountability leads to better performance; and...

    Published September 28th 2006 by CRC Press

  3. Charity Law and Social Inclusion

    An International Study

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    Profiling national and international social inclusion agendas, Charity Law and Social Inclusion examines the fit between the charity law framework and the needs of the socially marginalized in some leading common law nations: the US, England and Wales, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada....

    Published September 27th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Global Economic Institutions

    By Willem Molle

    This book critically examines global economic institutions. It presents an accessible fluid history of globalization and explains how global public goods should be defined and how global economic institutions work. It also looks at the effect that major organizations - including the WTO, IMF and...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Globalization, Governance, and Public Administration

    Edited by Ali Farazmand, Jack Pinkowski

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Globalization transcends borders and cultures as it develops both from the natural flow of information and communication technologies and as a directed and driven quest for global hegemony by self-serving corporations and world political heavyweights. It bears a multifaceted web of influence that...

    Published July 24th 2006 by CRC Press

  6. Government, the Railways and the Modernization of Britain

    Beeching's Last Trains

    By Charles Loft

    Series: British Politics and Society

    More than 40 years after its publication, the 1963 Beeching Report on British railways remains controversial for recommending the closure of a third of Britain’s railways. In this book, Charles Loft examines: why the nationalized railways were in such dire financial straits by 1963 how...

    Published July 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Public Management: Old and New

    By Laurence E. Lynn, Jr.

    Offering much more than a purely theoretical or retrospective view of public management, this exciting text is an invaluable new addition to the field of public management. Putting the American model in perspective, it establishes the historical, theoretical, analytical, practical and future...

    Published June 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Ideal of Public Service

    Reflections on the Higher Civil Service in Britain

    By Barry O'Toole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    A close examination of the ethics of higher civil servants in Britain and how they have been undermined by recent developments in public administration. Barry O'Toole tackles key questions such as: how should public servants behave? how should they be encouraged to think ethically?...

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Making Policy Happen

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Julie Charlesworth, Rob Paton

    ‘Policy work’ is increasingly conducted by public managers at different levels of seniority, and in a variety of settings. This significant collection of readings focuses on the discussion of how policy work happens, whether that involves bringing a policy-making process to fruition or the...

    Published June 7th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Cross-national Policy Convergence

    Concepts, Causes and Empirical Findings

    Edited by Christoph Knill

    Series: Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

    A fresh analysis of policy convergences across nations, which identifies their key driving forces. To what extent and in which direction can we empirically observe a convergence of national policies? In which areas and for which patterns of policy is convergence more or less pronounced?...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge