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Public Management Admin and Policy - Core Titles

2017 | Political Science | Book

The 21st Century Public Manager

Truly global in scope and ambition, the 21st Century Public Manager addresses key trends, challenges, and opportunities facing public managers across contexts and regimes. This accessible textbook aims to inspire public managers in rethinking …

Author:
Dr. Zeger van der Wal

2018 | Book

Public Management and Administration

Introducing the scope and scale of government, competing approaches to the study of management in the public sector, different forms of service delivery and the major topics in the subject such as strategic management, leadership and performance …

Author:
Owen E. Hughes

2012 | Political Science | Book

Public Policy

A New Introduction

In this major new text, Christoph Knill and Jale Tosun provide an engaging introduction to the theory and practice of public policy analysis and to the changing nature of the policy process.

The book examines the key approaches and methods of …

Authors:
Christoph Knill, Jale Tosun

2016 | Political Science | Book

Understanding Public Administration

Public administration – the practice of producing and executing government policy by bureaucrats, politicians, managers and other officials – affects almost everything we encounter in our day-to-day lives. Public administrators are – at least …

Author:
Michiel S. de Vries

2012 | Political Science | Book

Understanding Public Policy

Theories and Issues

A major new introduction to theories of public policy. The author provides an accessible assessment of a wide range of theories and models from policy cycles, policy transfer, rational choice and socio-economic explanations to multi-level …

Author:
Paul Cairney