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  1. Ethics for Governance

    Reinventing Public Services

    By B.P. Mathur

    The book analyzes the reasons for inadequate delivery of public services in India and discusses the importance of values and ethics in public services for good governance. It outlines measures to create an ethical and enabling environment so that public functionaries may provide efficient,...

    Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge India

  2. A Citizen's Guide to Deficits and Debt

    The Politics of Taxing, Spending, and Borrowing

    By William E. Hudson

    Series: Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

    America is currently involved in one of the worst economic crises of modern times. As alarm increases over how the government will balance the budget, handle the debt, and maintain prosperity for the future, the minutia of debts and deficits remains incomprehensible to many. Why is it so hard to...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Framing Environmental Disaster

    Environmental Advocacy and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    By Melissa K. Merry

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Presidential Administration and the Environment

    Executive Leadership in the Age of Gridlock

    By David M. Shafie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    After sweeping environmental legislation passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s ushered in an era when new legislation and reforms to existing laws were consistently caught up in a gridlock. In response, environmental groups became more specialized and professional, learning how to effect policy...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Democracy and Public Administration in Pakistan

    By Amna Imam, Eazaz A. Dar

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    This book explores the role of the grass roots public administrative institution of DC & DM in historical context for Pakistan, and its viability for a meaningful democracy and stability of the country. The authors contend that Pakistan’s democracy to-date lacks firm foundation, as evidenced by...

    Published December 13th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Government Accountability and Legislative Oversight

    By Riccardo Pelizzo, Frederick Stapenhurst

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    The purpose of the book is to investigate parliaments’ capacity to oversee government activities, policies and budget legislation. By analysing the survey data that the World Bank Institute in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Union collected from 120 parliaments, Pelizzo and...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Managing Public Services - Implementing Changes

    A thoughtful approach to the practice of management, 2nd Edition

    By Tony L. Doherty, Terry Horne, Simon Wootton

    The work of a manager in a service organisation is not the same as the work of a manager in an organisation that manufactures goods. Managing Public Services, Implementing Changes – A Thoughtful Approach 2e, is for students and managers who intend to work in a service organisation whether it is...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Comparing Environmental Policies in 16 Countries

    By David Howard Davis

    Based on the author’s 39 years of teaching environmental policy, working in Washington, and traveling, Comparing Environmental Policies in 16 Countries offers a complete primer in environmental dilemmas and policies from a comparative perspective. The book covers 16 countries according to five...

    Published December 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. The Concept of the Public Realm

    Edited by Noel O'Sullivan

    In its political form, the existence of a public realm is the basis of a shared relationship between rulers and ruled which makes politics more than mere power or domination. How to construct and maintain a public realm in the political sphere is, however, a matter of especial dispute at the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge