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  1. Diversity and Public Administration

    Theory, Issues, and Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Mitchell F. Rice

    Featuring all original chapters, this book presents a balanced, comprehensive overview of the policies and practices for achieving racial and ethnic diversity in public organizations, with a strong orientation toward improving diversity management in the public sector. The book can be used both as...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Public Management and the Rule of Law

    By Julia Beckett

    Filled with practical tools and guidelines, this book addresses an essential competence for public managers - incorporating governance and law in public administration. It links democratic constitutional values to administrative decision making and practices by stressing how public law authorizes,...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Governing Modern Societies

    Towards Participatory Governance

    By Hubert Heinelt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Is the ‘golden age’ of democracy really over due to the pressures of globalisation and the erosion of the nation state? Within this book, Heinelt seeks to address the democratic deficit in political systems linked to limited Citizen Participation reflecting on the notion of democracy and...

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Case Research in Public Management

    By David E McNabb

    Highly readable and non-technical, this handbook is designed to help students and non-profit managers gain a working knowledge of the principles and practices of conducting qualitative case study research in public organizations. This book is a motherload of practical and comprehensive guidance to...

    Published February 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Reasserting the Public in Public Services

    New Public Management Reforms

    Edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral, Xun Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    After two decades of dominating the public sector reform agenda, privatization is on the wane as states gradually reassert themselves in many formerly privatized sectors. The change of direction is a response to the realization that privatization is not working as intended, especially in public...

    Published February 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Development

    Principles, Frameworks, and Case Studies

    Edited by Okechukwu Ukaga, Chris Maser, Michael Reichenbach

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    Coined in the 1970s, the term sustainable development and the ideas behind it have enjoyed varying amounts of popularity over the years. And while dire predictions abound, the full impacts of global warming are not known, nor can they be known. What we do know is that to be sustainable, all...

    Published January 6th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. New Directions in Federalism Studies

    Edited by Jan Erk, Wilfried Swenden

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    Federalism has experienced a remarkable renaissance in recent decades – as an alternative way to accommodate ethnic differences; as a tool to combat remote, undemocratic and ineffective central governments; and lastly, as a means to promote economic performance in the developing world through...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. The New Public Governance?

    Emerging Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Public Governance

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Despite predictions that 'new public management' would establish itself as the new paradigm of Public Administration and Management, recent academic research has highlighted concerns about the intra-organizational focus and limitations of this approach. This book represents a comprehensive analysis...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Buying National Security

    How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Safety at Home

    By Gordon Adams, Cindy Williams

    The tools of American statecraft—defense, diplomacy, foreign and security assistance, homeland security and intelligence—are rarely examined together. Adams and Williams fill this gap by examining how these tools work, how they are planned for, and how they are budgeted. Seeing policy through the...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge