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Public Management Admin and Policy - Supplementary reading

2018 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Comparative Public Policy

The second edition of this popular textbook combines coverage of public policies in different countries with the conceptual and methodological frameworks for analysing them. This new edition pays particular attention to the international contexts …

Author:
Dr. Anneliese Dodds

2018 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Environmental Politics and Policy

This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in environmental policy; and a selection of specific …

Author:
Prof. John McCormick

2018 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Comparative Health Policy

A broad-ranging introduction to the provision, funding and governance of health care across a variety of systems. This revised fifth edition incorporates additional material on low/middle income countries, as well as broadened coverage relating to …

Authors:
Robert H. Blank, Dr. Viola Burau, Ellen Kuhlmann

2017 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Planning Theory

In the 3rd edition of the leading introductory textbook to planning theory, Allmendinger provides a wide-ranging and up-to-date analysis of planning theories, how these relate to planning practice, and their significance. Moving away from a …

Author:
Philip Allmendinger

2017 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Planning the Mobile Metropolis

Transport for people, places and the planet

Our economic welfare and social well-being depend on our mobility. But our means of travel threaten the planet's sustainability. In this innovative text, Luca Bertolini shows how mobility planning - which takes seriously the demands of both urban …

Author:
Luca Bertolini

2012 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Spatial Planning and Governance

Understanding UK Planning

A major new introduction to the UK planning system. It outlines the evolution and use of the new spatial planning approach which is increasingly adopted at all levels of the UK planning system from European through to the national, regional …

Author:
Mark Tewdwr-Jones

2015 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Environmental Planning in Context

This innovative introduction to environmental planning is designed for an international readership. Each of the book's chapters focuses on a key question in environmental planning and works through principles which are appropriate in any national …

Author:
Iain White

2010 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Making Better Places

The Planning Project in the Twenty-First Century

A major new introduction to planning by one of the leading figures in the field. This text goes beyond description of planning's central ideas and practices to stress the importance of its potential to improve the quality of life in the 21st …

Author:
Patsy Healey

2016 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Urban Planning

An Introduction

This is a wide-ranging and internationally-focussed introduction to planning for the urban landscape. It provides an up-to-date account of planning, reflecting throughout on the need for sustainable, efficient and equitable solutions to planning …

Author:
Chris Couch

2016 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Management Skills for Effective Planners

A Practical Guide

Introducing the major theories, issues and concepts in contemporary Political Theory, this text is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field. The book examines a range of topics to explore questions such as: …

Author:
Dory Reeves

2016 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Urban Resilience

Planning for Risk, Crisis and Uncertainty

As the cities of the world increasingly come under threat from crisis and disaster, planners are searching for ways to build resilience into the foundations of modern urban centres.

This important book provides a comprehensive account of the theory …

Authors:
Jon Coaffee, Peter Lee

2014 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Urban Theory

A Critical Assessment

This wide-ranging and state-of-the-art new edition reviews the classic contributions to understanding modern and post-modern cities, and is comprehensively updated to take account of the issues and concepts at stake in 21st century urban theory.

Author:
John Rennie Short

2015 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Public Management

Performance, Professionalism and Politics

This major new text on the theory and practice of public management moves away from descriptive accounts of its evolution to provide a systematic treatment of the key paradigms of public management today. It examines their competing outlooks …

Author:
Mirko Noordegraaf

2008 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Planning and Diversity in the City

Redistribution, Recognition and Encounter

Planning theory and practice has become more conscious in recent times of the need to cater for a diverse range of needs and preferences. But there has been less clarity about what goals and objectives should inform planning for such diversity.

Authors:
Ruth Fincher, Kurt Iveson

2015 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Sustainable Cities

Governing for Urban Innovation

Interest in the sustainable city is growing around the world and with it come important questions about governing sustainable urban development. Why are there blockages to achieving the goal of a sustainable city? How is it possible to overcome …

Author:
Simon Joss

2014 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Making Open Government Work

A systematic and engaging new text that analyses accountability and transparency in contemporary public services, and examines how open government can be both a challenge and an aid to more effective public management. This text is an ideal guide …

Author:
Richard Mulgan

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Re-imagining Government

Public Leadership and Management in Challenging Times

In an age of austerity, public leaders and managers face a range of external challenges - fiscal, social and political. Combining theoretical insight, empirical commentary and practical experience, this book examines how democratic political …

Author:
Barry Quirk

2014 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Rethinking Public Strategy

Strategy is vital to effective and efficient public service delivery as well as successful governance and leadership. This new text provides a concise yet systematic overview of the achievements, downfalls and complexities of public strategy in...

Authors:
Sean Lusk, Nick Birks

2010 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Understanding Policy Success

Rethinking Public Policy

Success and failure are key to any consideration of public policy but there have been remarkably few attempts to assess systematically the various dimensions and complex nature of policy success. This important new text fills the gap by developing …

Author:
Allan McConnell

2007 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

The Tools of Government in the Digital Age

This important new work updates the arguments of Christopher Hood's classic work The Tools of Government for the Twenty-First century. Comprehensively revised throughout, it includes increased coverage of how government gets information and an …

Authors:
Christopher C. Hood, Helen Z. Margetts

Public Mgt, Admin & Policy - Collection

2012 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Managing Regulation

Regulatory Analysis, Politics and Policy

Regulation has become a central aspect of contemporary governance as a result of public management reforms over recent decades. Yet, for all its ubiquity, the ideas of regulation have become increasingly contested. Key failures in the regulation …

Authors:
Martin Lodge, Kai Wegrich

2015 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Governance, Management and Development

Making the State Work

This fully revised edition of the same authors' Governance, Administration and Development is the ideal introduction to public management and the policy process in developing countries. With a new chapter on issues of law and order, it also covers …

Authors:
Mark Turner, David Hulme, Willy McCourt

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Planning World Cities

Globalization and Urban Politics

This major comparative text on urban planning, and the global and regional context in which it takes place, examines what have been traditionally regarded as 'world cities' (New York, London, Tokyo) and also a range of other important cities in …

Authors:
Peter Newman, Andy Thornley

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Public Value

Theory and Practice

This text provides a concise and internationalized restatement of the public value approach, an assessment of its impact to date - in theory and practice - and of its particular relevance to the challenges of public management in a time of crisis …

Editors:
John Benington, Mark H. Moore

2012 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Rethinking Public Service Delivery

Managing with External Providers

Winner of the 2014 Academy of Management Public-Nonprofit (PNP) Division Best Book Award

Many public services today are delivered by external service providers such as private firms and voluntary organizations. These new ways of working – including …

Authors:
John Alford, Janine O’Flynn

2007 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Good Governance and Development

An exploration of the implications of the 'good governance' agendas for developing and newly democratized countries. The book assesses the 'good governance' agenda and examines the view of the international development agencies. Finally it …

Author:
B. C. Smith

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

The Politics of Urban Governance

The study of urban governance provides a valuable insight into economic, social, and political forces and how they shape city life. But who and what are the real drivers of change? This innovative text casts new light on the issues and re-examines …

Author:
Jon Pierre

2010 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

After Council Housing

Britain’s New Social Landlords

Few single policies have had a more profound impact on the modern British housing system than the wholesale transfer of public housing to 'new social landlords' - primarily Housing Associations. This important new text provides a comprehensive …

Authors:
Hal Pawson, David Mullins, Tony Gilmour

2013 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Comparative Public Policy

The comparative approach to public policy illuminates the policy process in both foreign and domestic contexts and also provides valuable lessons on how governments and organizations can do things differently.

This new introductory text combines …

Author:
Anneliese Dodds

2014 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Understanding Public Leadership

This major new text by one of the leading figures in the field worldwide, provides a systematic, and up-to-date introduction to political, public service and civic leadership drawing on a wide range of examples from across the western world.

Author:
Paul ’t Hart

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Public Policy in the Community

The idea of community involvement and empowerment has become central to politics in recent years. Governments, keen to reduce public spending and increase civic involvement, believe active communities are essential for tackling a range of social …

Author:
Marilyn Taylor

2013 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Public Management in the United Kingdom

A New Introduction

From the 'Third Way' reforms of the 1990s to today's prospect of a post-bureaucracy era, the management of the UK's public services has been radically overhauled in recent decades. This important new text provides a complete introduction to the …

Authors:
June Burnham, Sylvia Horton

2008 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Community Care

Policy and Practice

This new edition has been updated to reflect recent shifts in community and social care whilst still providing the authoritative account of its historical development. Particular attention is paid to partnerships between health and social care …

Authors:
Robin Means, Sally Richards, Randall Smith

2009 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Health Policy in Britain

Systematically updated throughout, the 6th edition of this leading text takes the story of health policy to the end of the Blair era and into the early years of the Brown premiership. It offers a clear and thorough introduction to the history of …

Author:
Christopher Ham

2011 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Local Government in the United Kingdom

During its 13 years of office, Labour's modernization agenda transformed the world of UK local government. Amidst a starkly altered political and economic climate the coalition government formed in 2010 pledged to implement equally radical changes …

Authors:
David Wilson, Chris Game

2014 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Education Policy in Britain

This text provides a clear overview and assessment of the educational policy systems at work in the UK. Accessibly written and covering pre-school and Higher Education policy-making as well as Primary and Secondary, the author examines the …

Author:
Clyde Chitty

2004 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

The Politics of London

Governing an Ungovernable City

Interest in the governance of London has remained high in the years following the election of a London mayor and all the twists and turns of Mayor Livingstone's term of office, including struggles with Whitehall and the boroughs. Written by a …

Author:
Tony Travers

2008 | Public Mgt, Admin, Policy Collection | Book

Britain’s Modernised Civil Service

Britain's Modernised Civil Service provides detailed analysis of the structure and operation of the modern civil service along with an historically grounded account of its development. Key events, personalities and scandals help bring ...

Authors:
June Burnham, Robert Pyper