Public Policy and Public Administration

Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Christopher M. Weible and Paul A. Sabatier

Fourth Edition • July 25, 2017 • 432 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$36.99 CAD

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

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Inequality in America

Stephen M. Caliendo

Second Edition • July 12, 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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The Public Policy Theory Primer

Kevin B. Smith and Christopher W. Larimer

Third Edition • July 12, 2016 • 288 pages

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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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US Immigration in the Twenty-First Century is a comprehensive examination of the enduring issues surrounding immigration and immigrants in the United States, beginning with a look at the history of immigration policy, followed by an examination of the legislative and legal debates waged over immigration and settlement policies today and…

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Administrative Law for Public Managers

David H. Rosenbloom

Second Edition • August 5, 2014 • 240 pages

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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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Theories of the Policy Process

Edited by Paul A. Sabatier, Christopher M. Weible

Third Edition • July 29, 2014 • 432 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$60.99 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

The fourth edition of Theories of the Policy Process is forthcoming in July 2017.Since the first edition published in 1999 with editor Paul Sabatier, Theories of the Policy Process has served as the quintessential gateway to the field of policy process research for students, scholars and practitioners alike. This enduring…

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

Stephen M. Caliendo

First Edition • July 22, 2014 • 288 pages

Print: $32.00 USD/$41.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$22.99 CAD

The second edition of Inequality in America is forthcoming in July 2017.Why does inequality have such a hold on American society and public policy? And what can we, as citizens, do about it? Inequality in America takes an in-depth look at individual-level and systemic inequality, focusing in particular on race,…

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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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