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  1. Digital Humanitarians

    How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

    By Patrick Meier

    The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information. This flash flood of information—social media, satellite imagery and more—is often referred to as Big Data. Making sense of this data deluge during disasters is proving an...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Digital Divides

    The New Challenges and Opportunities of e-Inclusion

    Edited by Kim Andreasson

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The rapid development of the information society has accentuated the importance of digital divides, which refer to economic and social inequalities among populations due to differences in access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies (ICT). This book discusses the...

    Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Ten Pathways to Death and Disaster

    Learning from Fatal Incidents in Mines and Other High Hazard Workplaces

    By Michael Quinlan

    Why do mine disasters continue to occur in wealthy countries when major mine hazards have been known for over 200 years and subject to regulation for well over a century? What lessons can be drawn from these disasters and are mine operators, regulators and others drawing the correct conclusions...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Federation Press

  4. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Public Administration Training in Africa

    Competencies in Development Management

    Edited by Peter Fuseini Haruna, Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad

    There is a growing global interest in Africa and how to improve the quality of life of its people—and for good reason. The world can no longer afford to ignore the democratic changes that have occurred across the continent over the past two decades, changes with tremendous implications for...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. The Social Process of Lobbying

    Cooperation or Collusion?

    By John C. Scott

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Despite a wealth of theorizing and research about each concept, lobbying and norms still raise a number of interesting issues. Why do lobbyists and politicians engage in cooperative behavior? How does cooperative behavior in lobbying affect policy making? If democratic participation is good, why do...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries

    By Ashish Verma, T.V. Ramanayya

    Developing Countries Have Different Transportation Issues and Requirements Than Developed Countries An efficient transportation system is critical for a country’s development. Yet cities in developing countries are typically characterized by high-density urban areas and poor public transport, as...

    Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press