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Government Budgeting
Government Budgeting (June 2015)
A Practical Guidebook
George M. Guess - Author

Practitioner-oriented sampling of the major tools used to deal with current public-sector fiscal issues.

Directed at state and local financial managers, Government Budgeting presents, in a short and succinct manner, a sampling of the major tools used to deal with current fiscal problems. George M. Guess provides examples from a number of states and localities and explains how to use them in diverse situ...(Read More)
 
 
Bridges
Bridges (March 2015)
Their Engineering and Planning
George C. Lee - Author
Ernest Sternberg - Author

A multidisciplinary and accessible introduction to humanity’s favorite structure: the bridge.
Whether you are a student considering a career in civil engineering and transportation planning, a public official interested in the future of infrastructure, or a person who simply cares about bridges, this book offers an accessible and illustrated introduction to the most beloved feature of our built environment. Learn about engine...(Read More)
 
 
Community, Culture, and Economic Development, Second Edition
Community, Culture, and Economic Development, Second Edition (December 2013)
Continuity and Change in Two Small Southern Towns
Meredith Ramsay - Author
Kirkland J. Hall Sr. - Foreword by

Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.

Community economic development is conventionally explained using one of two models: a market model that assumes individuals always attempt to maximize their wealth, or a growth model that assumes land use is controlled by real estate developers ...(Read More)
 
 
Cities for Sale
Cities for Sale (May 2013)
Municipalities as Public Relations and Marketing Firms
Staci M. Zavattaro - Author

Examines how US cities have adopted the tactics of public relations and marketing firms to “brand” themselves.

Today’s cities are competing with each other on many levels—for our business, for our residency, for our tourism dollars, for our employment, and much more. Especially in light of market models of governance seeping into the public sector, it has become both necessary and prudent ...(Read More)
 
 
Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System
Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System (October 2010)
Susan M. Hoffmann - Author
Mark K. Cassell - Author

Studies how the Federal Home Loan Bank System has changed over time and why.

During the current recession, one of the worst in United States history, the federal government undertook a series of sweeping changes related to the home mortgage foreclosure crisis. These changes, in particular to the Federal Home Loan Bank System, have many implications. Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System...(Read More)
 
 
All But Forgotten
All But Forgotten (March 2010)
Thomas Jefferson and the Development of Public Administration
Stephanie P. Newbold - Author

Study of Thomas Jefferson’s legacy in public administration.

Thomas Jefferson’s contributions to the development of administrative thought and practice in the United States have largely been overlooked in American history. His career in public service and his ideas concerning government and constitutional tradition have overshadowed his involvement with public administration. All But Forgotten ex...(Read More)
 
 
Environmental Integration
Environmental Integration (May 2009)
Our Common Challenge
Ton Bührs - Author

A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.

The environmental challenges facing humankind can most effectively be met through environmental integration—incorporating environmental considerations into everyday human thinking, behavior, and practices, at both the individual and collective levels. Increasingly people and organizations throughout the world are taking the ...(Read More)
 
 
The Fire Island National Seashore
The Fire Island National Seashore (February 2008)
A History
Lee E. Koppelman - Author
Seth Forman - Author

A comprehensive account of the history of the Fire Island National Seashore since its creation in 1964.

This book provides a comprehensive account of the establishment of the Fire Island National Seashore and its management from 1964 to the present. Located off of Long Island’s south shore, Fire Island is one of only five national seashores in the national parks system. Focusing on the major policy issues ge...(Read More)
 
 
Agendas and Decisions
Agendas and Decisions (February 2008)
How State Government Executives and Middle Managers Make and Administer Policy
Dorothy F. Olshfski - Author
Robert B. Cunningham - Author

Studies how state-level public executives and managers in Tennessee decide and implement policy.

Connecting theory and practice, Agendas and Decisions explores how state-level public executives and managers decide and implement policy. The authors focus on Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander’s (1979–1987) management system, which believed in and practiced the principles espoused by leadership theo...(Read More)
 
 
Governmental Transparency in the Path of Administrative Reform
Governmental Transparency in the Path of Administrative Reform (April 2007)
Suzanne J. Piotrowski - Author

How federal management reforms have impacted the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act.

The consequences of governmental reform are not always intended. In this book, Suzanne J. Piotrowski examines how federal management reforms associated with the National Performance Review have affected, and are still affecting, implementation of the Freedom of Information Act. The intersection of the New Public ...(Read More)

 
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