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  1. Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survival

    Losses, Opportunities, and Mitigation

    Edited by Michele Companion

    Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community’s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture...

    Published March 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. The New Public Service

    Serving, Not Steering, 4th Edition

    By Janet V. Denhardt, Robert B. Denhardt

    The New Public Service: Serving, not Steering provides a framework for the many voices calling for the reaffirmation of democratic values, citizenship, and service in the public interest. It is organized around a set of seven core principles: (1) serve citizens, not customers; (2) seek the public...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    Sustaining American Cities Through Contemporary City Administration provides a comprehensive overview of urban administration today. Coverage ranges from the demographics of cities to local government political structures and why those make cities different from other levels of government, to...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mediating Policy

    Greece, Ireland, and Portugal Before the Eurozone Crisis

    By Kate Nicholls

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    Amongst the most serious consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse and sovereign debt crisis were a series of unprecedented international bailouts for Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between 2010 and 2011. This book analyses the development policies of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal between...

    Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Strategic Management in Public Services Organizations

    Concepts, Schools and Contemporary Issues

    By Ewan Ferlie, Edoardo Ongaro

    Strategic Management in Public Services Organizations sets out to connect the two traditionally disparate academic literatures of public management and strategic management. The authors argue that some models of strategic management are now of enhanced relevance for contemporary public services...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Rights and Human Welfare

    By Hartley Dean

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Reza Hasmath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The recent global financial crisis has increased the scope of poverty and inequality. The gap between the richest and poorest nations has become wider. National income inequality has also been on the rise. The prospect of a shift in designing and implementing development and welfare policies is...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governance in the Information Era

    Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics

    Edited by Erik W. Johnston

    Policy informatics is addressing governance challenges and their consequences, which span the seeming inability of governments to solve complex problems and the disaffection of people from their governments. Policy informatics seeks approaches that enable our governance systems to address...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    This book examines the services in and around the public domain. The author analyses a number of socio-cultural changes that are generally considered relevant to these services, including the rationalising efforts of the New Public Management and the introduction of IT. The book particularly...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge