Public Policy and Public Administration

Inequality in America: Race, Poverty, and Fulfilling Democracy's Promise

Stephen M. Caliendo

Second Edition • July 18, 2017 • 300 pages

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Comprehensive and accessible overview of race, class, and gender-based inequality in America through a primarily political science and policy lens

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Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 416 pages

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A comprehensive primer to the major contemporary theoretical frameworks used in policy process research written by leading public policy scholars.

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The Public Policy Theory Primer

Kevin B. Smith and Christopher W. Larimer

Third Edition • July 12, 2016 • 288 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$51.99 CAD • Ebook: $24.99 USD/$24.99 CAD

A comprehensive and cohesive overview of the core questions, major theoretical frameworks and key debates in the field of policy studies.

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The Public Administration Theory Primer

H. George Frederickson, Kevin B. Smith, Christopher W. Larimer, Michael J. Licari

Third Edition • July 7, 2015 • 320 pages

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A comprehensive guide to the key theories in contemporary public administration, from rational choice to postmodern approaches.

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Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics

Edited by Ken Conca and Geoffrey D. Dabelko

Fifth Edition • July 29, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Revised and updated throughout, this unique anthology examines global environmental politics from a range of perspectives and reflects voices of the powerless and powerful. Paradigms of sustainability, environmental security, and ecological justice illustrate the many ways environmental challenges and their solutions are framed in contemporary international debates about climate, water,…

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US Immigration in the Twenty-First Century: Making Americans, Remaking America

Louis DeSipio and Rodolfo O. de la Garza

First Edition • February 10, 2015 • 258 pages

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An accessible and comprehensive exploration of the enduring issues and dilemmas surrounding US immigration policy.

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Administrative Law for Public Managers

David H. Rosenbloom

Second Edition • August 5, 2014 • 240 pages

Print: $34.00 USD/$43.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

This book provides students with a comprehensive overview of the main aspects of administrative law in the U.S, as well as an understanding of the broad, complex, and integral role administrative law plays in governance.

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Administrative Law in the Political System

Kenneth F. Warren

Fifth Edition • August 1, 2010 • 640 pages

Print: $82.00 USD/$77.50 CAD • Ebook: $54.99 USD/$62.99 CAD

Emphasizing that administrative law must be understood within the context of the political system, this core text combines a descriptive systems approach with a social science focus. Author Kenneth F. Warren explains the role of administrative law in shaping, guiding, and restricting the actions of administrative agencies. Providing comprehensive coverage,…

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The Dictionary of Public Policy and Administration

Jay Shafritz

First Edition • August 1, 2004 • 320 pages

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The Dictionary of Public Policy and Administration offers definitions of all the key terms, concepts, processes and practices of contemporary public policy and administration. Included are brief biographies of major scholars and influential practitioners, summaries of major rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, overviews of significant laws, descriptions of important…

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Organizational Development in the Public Sector

David Carnevale

First Edition • August 21, 2002 • 168 pages

Print: $39.00 USD/$118.99 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$26.99 CAD

As a stand-alone treatment of Organizational Development (OD), this is an excellent supplement to traditional textbooks in the field and is a good addition to readings in organizational behavior and principles of management. Carnevale provides the essentials of OD and more through his strong handling of the field’s underlying values…

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