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  1. Sex, Drugs and Young People

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Andrew Ball, Purnima Mane

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ‘adolescence’. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. International Development Governance

    Edited by Ahmed Shafiqul Huque, Habib Zafarullah

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The establishment of good governance is a major challenge for the developing world, along with the need to sustain the progress resulting from developmental efforts. Although there are numerous studies on the development and governance of emerging nations, few volumes make a serious effort to bring...

    Published November 28th 2005 by CRC Press

  3. Handbook of Organization Theory and Management

    The Philosophical Approach, Second Edition

    Edited by Thomas D. Lynch, Peter L. Cruise

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Few subjects are more influenced by philosophy than the form of governance that guides and administers public affairs, yet much of the literature about public administration remains silent about this connection. Handbook of Organization Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach, Second...

    Published October 31st 2005 by CRC Press

  4. Public Administration & Public Management

    The Principal-Agent Perspective

    By Jan-Erik Lane

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer...

    Published September 21st 2005 by Routledge

  5. Health Care Systems

    Edited by Professor Jonathan Watson

    Series: Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

    This four-volume collection covers the organization, financing and regulation of health care systems in four distinct contexts: financing and delivering health care, reforming health care systems, new forms of health system, and rethinking health care systems. A general introduction provides a...

    Published September 19th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Improving Service Quality in the Global Economy

    Achieving High Performance in Public and Private Sectors, Second Edition

    By Michael Milakovich

    Within American service sector organizations there exists a gap between understanding customer service quality improvement (QI) theories and applying them. Improving Service Quality in the Global Economy: Achieving High Performance in Public and Private Sectors, Second Edition fills that gap by...

    Published August 2nd 2005 by Auerbach Publications

  7. Common Ground, Common Future

    Moral Agency in Public Administration, Professions, and Citizenship

    By Charles Garofalo, Dean Geuras

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Common Ground, Common Future: Moral Agency in Public Administration, Professions, and Citizenship examines the public and private roles of the citizen as a moral agent. The authors define this agent as a person who recognizes morality as a motive for action, and not only follows moral principles...

    Published July 24th 2005 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Public Administration and Policy in the European Union

    Edited by M. Peter van der Hoek

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    The Handbook of Public Administration and Policy in the European Union focuses on the current state of the EU while also demonstrating how its current structure came into being and how it may change in the near future. Although most existing literature is either policy-oriented or...

    Published June 12th 2005 by CRC Press

  9. Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, First Update Supplement

    By Jack Rabin

    Providing an almost 50% increase in material, this supplement documents the latest trends in public administration, public policy, policy analysis, public finance, management, social psychology, political science, economics, and sociology-offering an abundance of up-to-date articles for the scholar...

    Published June 1st 2005 by CRC Press

  10. PublicADMINISTRATIONnetBASE

    Public Administration References Online

    Published May 30th 2005 by CRC Press