Social Equity and LGBTQ Rights Dismantling Discrimination and Expanding Civil Rights
Building the Compensatory State An Intellectual History and Theory of American Administrative Reform
Handbook of Public Administration
The Practice of International Development
December 31, 2020
Can a baker refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple? Despite the US Supreme Court decision guaranteeing marriage equality in 2015, LGBTQ citizens in the United States continue to be discriminated against in fundamental areas that others take for granted as a legal right. Using social equity...
Norma M. Riccucci, Katherine C. Naff, Madinah F. Hamidullah
December 09, 2019
With over 20 million people on its payroll, the government is the largest employer in the country. Managing people who do the nation’s work is of critical importance to politicians, government leaders, and citizens alike. Personnel Management in Government: Politics and Process, eighth edition, ...
Robert F. Durant
October 08, 2019
Contemporary public administration research has marginalized the importance of “taking history seriously.” With few exceptions, little recent scholarship in the field has looked longitudinally (rather than cross-sectionally), contextually, and theoretically over extended time periods at “big ...
Tushar K. Ghosh, Mark A. Prelas, Dabir S. Viswanath, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
September 10, 2018
Traditionally, resources on terrorism and counterterrorism tend to focus on the social, behavioral, and legal aspects of the subject, with minimal emphasis on the scientific and technological aspects. Taking into account these practical considerations, the second edition of Science and Technology ...
Christopher J. Koliba, Jack W. Meek, Asim Zia, Russell W. Mills
September 07, 2018
What do public administrators and policy analysts have in common? Their work is undertaken within networks formed when different organizations align to accomplish a policy function. This second edition of Governance Networks in Public Administration and Public Policy offers a conceptual framework ...
Susan M. Opp, Samantha L. Mosier, Jeffery L. Osgood, Jr.
March 02, 2018
Local officials are responsible for a number of important tasks that have a significant impact on the quality of life of most Americans. Arguably, the policy choices made by local governments in the United States more directly impact individual well-being than do the choices made at any other level...
W. Bartley Hildreth, Gerald J. Miller, Jack Rabin, W. Bartley Hildreth, Gerald J. Miller
November 14, 2006
Since the publication of the previous edition, the best-selling Handbook of Public Administration enters its third edition with substantially revised, updated, and expanded coverage of public administration history, theory, and practice. Edited by preeminent authorities in the field, this work ...
Jerrold Keilson, Michael Gubser
October 02, 2017
Development analysts tend to give short shrift to the seemingly minor bureaucratic hitches faced by practitioners—those who design, manage, implement, and evaluate aid projects. Often critical of foreign aid either for its apparent ineffectiveness at alleviating poverty or its purported neocolonial...
Goktug Morcol, Lorlene Hoyt, Jack W. Meek, Ulf Zimmermann
April 21, 2008
Initiated and governed by property or business owners under the authorization of state and local governments, business improvement districts (BIDs) have received a very mixed reception. To some, they are innovative examples of self-governance and public-private partnerships; to others, they are yet...
Patria de Lancer Julnes
December 22, 2008
Expectations for performance management systems continue to grow in the public sector. Yet few administrators know how to effectively implement and sustain these systems. Performance-Based Management Systems: Effective Implementation and Maintenance supports practical efforts to build and maintain ...
James S. Bowman, Jonathan P. West
October 04, 2006
Understanding the effects of radical change on public personnel systems is critically important both now and in the future to all those interested in the quality of American democracy. Civil service reform is occurring at all levels of government both in the United States and abroad. American ...
March 25, 2014
More than 12 years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Crisis and Emergency Management. During that time numerous disasters—from 9/11 to massive earthquakes in Iran and China, to the giant Asian Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the Fukushima Tsunami and ensuing nuclear ...