Public administration

    Explaining Civil Society Development: A Social Origins Approach

    By Lester M. Salamon

    Hardback £40.86

    Combining solid data and analytical clarity, this pioneering volume offers a critically needed lens for viewing the evolution of civil society and the nonprofit sector throughout the world.

    Public Sector Revenue

    By Alberto Asquer

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public revenue, is exposed to various threats,...

    Experiments in Public Management Research

    Paperback Save £3.12 = £32.87

    This comprehensive overview of experimental research in public management offers a detailed analysis of experimental methods and sets out their role in defining modern theory and research practices. An ideal read for researchers and graduate-level students in public administration, public management, government, politics and policy studies.

    Who Really Runs Britain?

    By Alan White

    Paperback £8.45

    A shocking compendium of what happens when outsourcing goes wrong - the horrifying stories, damning statistics and what we do now

    Public Policy

    By Michael E. Kraft

    Paperback Save £1.79 = £83.21

    With the right information we can develop public policies that work better. All too often, public policy textbooks offer a basic grounding in the policy process without the benefit of integrating the use of policy analysis. Kraft and Furlong take a different tack. They want students to understand how and...

    Structured to Fail?

    By Christopher Carrigan

    Paperback Save £1.88 = £26.11

    Carrigan systematically challenges accepted principles of regulatory design by combining a statistical analysis of a broad set of US agencies with an in-depth case study of the role of the Minerals Management Service in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to develop important conclusions for policy.

    Century of Fiscal Squeeze Politics

    By Christopher Hood

    Hardback Save £4.14 = £50.86

    This book carefully identifies and compares episodes of 'fiscal squeeze' in the UK over a century from 1900 to 2015.

    The Moral Heart of Public Service

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    One year after Brexit, a stellar cast of eminent contributors from politics, public service and religion explore why now more than ever, public servants must consider and reassess how to keep moral courage in public life alive.

    Death of Public Knowledge?

    Hardback Save £6.34 = £15.66

    A collection of short, sharp essays exploring the value of shared and accessible public knowledge in the face of its erosion.

    Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments

    By Marie Lowman

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £36.45

    Analytics can make government work better this book shows you how A Practical Guide to Analytics for Governments provides demonstrations of real-world analytics applications for legislators, policy-makers, and support staff at the federal, state, and local levels.

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