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Forthcoming Public Administration & Management Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Public Sector Ethics

    Theory and Applications

    By Steven G. Koven

    This book is a guide to public sector ethics covering the major obstacles and stigmas within the field. For example, the ethics and rules of behavior will differ greatly in an elementary classroom versus a public library or a sanitation route or a battlefield. The book offers macro and local level...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Paying Our High Public Officials

    Evaluating the Political Justifications of Top Wages in the Public Sector

    By Teun J. Dekker

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    In almost every liberal democratic society, an issue that is a topic of constant and passionate public discussion is how much that country’s ministers, legislators, senior civil servants, and senior judges should be paid. Nor is this surprising; the issue has considerable voyeuristic appeal,...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Popular Music and Cultural Policy

    Edited by Shane Homan, Martin Cloonan, Jen Cattermole

    Popular music is increasingly visible in government strategies and policies. While much has been written about the expanding flow of music products and music creativity in emphasising the global nature of popular music, little attention has been paid to the flow of ideas about policy formation and...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Performance Management in the Public Sector

    2nd Edition

    By Wouter Van Dooren, Geert Bouckaert, John Halligan

    Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management

    In times of rising expectations and decreasing resources for the public sector, performance management is high on the agenda. Increasingly, the value of the performance management systems themselves is under scrutiny, with more attention being paid to the effectiveness of performance management in...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Managing Complexity in the Public Services

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Haynes

    The application of complexity theory to management and the social sciences has been a key development in theory and practice over the last decade. This approach questions the possibility of finding universal methods of practice, and proposes a pragmatic and humanistic management style that evolves...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Themes in Economic Analysis

    Theory, Policy and Measurement

    Edited by Subrata Guha, Rajendra Prasad Kundu, S. Subramanian

    This volume covers a broad range of subjects in economic theory — institutions and efficiency, choice and value, policy and development, corruption, economic and social measurement. It discusses issues central to the Indian economy, efficiency of socio-economic institutions and measurement of...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge India