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Product Description: Why big government is not the problem.The Progressive government movement, founded on support from Republicans and Democrats alike, reined in corporate trusts and improved the lives of sweatshop workers. It created modern government, from the Federal Reserve to the nation’s budgetary and civil service policies, and most of the programs on which we depend...read more

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9780815728016 | Brookings Inst Pr, April 12, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Why big government is not the problem.

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Product Description: The traditional theory of public administration is based on entrenched notions of hierarchy and authority. However, as the structure of public work has grown less hierarchical, managers have adopted a wide variety of non-authoritarian strategies...read more

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9781421416359 | Updated edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 11, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The traditional theory of public administration is based on entrenched notions of hierarchy and authority.

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Product Description: Looking closely at policymaking and politics, this sixth edition has been substantially updated to provide readers with up-to-date research, data and case studies on the US administrative process.

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9781483332932 | 6 revised edition (Cq Pr, January 22, 2014), cover price $127.00 | About this edition: Looking closely at policymaking and politics, this sixth edition has been substantially updated to provide readers with up-to-date research, data and case studies on the US administrative process.

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Product Description: WINNER OF THE LOUIS BROWNLOW BOOK AWARD! The massive bureaucratic reorganization under the Department of Homeland Security was a response to the system-wide coordination problems brought to light on 9/11. Better planning, new leadership, and far-reaching reform were to demonstrate that the U...read more

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9780872893337 | 2 edition (Cq Pr, December 8, 2006), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE LOUIS BROWNLOW BOOK AWARD!
9781568028880 | Cq Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Homeland security is perhaps the least understood of the important issues in American politics today.

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Product Description: In the third edition of his award-winning 'System Under Stress', Donald Kettl looks at the latest stress to hit the system-the financial crisis of 2008. In his brief, gripping narrative, Kettl assesses how well the U.S. political system responds under extraordinary pressure and explores whether the government can effectively handle the next challenge...read more

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9781452239903 | 3 edition (Cq Pr, March 12, 2013), cover price $41.00 | About this edition: In the third edition of his award-winning 'System Under Stress', Donald Kettl looks at the latest stress to hit the system-the financial crisis of 2008.

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Product Description: Now with three case studies in every chapter-for a total of 28 more than the last edition-students apply ideas and analysis as they read. One case in each chapter is entirely devoted to state and local concerns with topics ranging from gun laws in Nashville, to StateStat in Maryland, to the use of Twitter by Newark's mayor to improve service delivery...read more

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9781608716883 | 5th edition (Cq Pr, July 26, 2011), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Now with three case studies in every chapter-for a total of 28 more than the last edition-students apply ideas and analysis as they read.

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Product Description: In The Next Generation of the United States, renowned public administration expert Donald F. Kettl argues that our current government and its twentieth-century solutions are increasingly overmatched by twenty-first-century problems...read more

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9780393051124, titled "The Next Government of the United States: Why Our Institutions Fail Us and How to Fix Them" | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2008), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This book exposes the reality that our twentieth-century government is no match for twenty-first-century problems and proposes a solution.

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9780393978698, titled "The Next Government of the United States: Why Our Institutions Fail Us and How to Fix Them" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2009, cover price $24.70 | About this edition: In The Next Generation of the United States, renowned public administration expert Donald F.

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Product Description: The era of strict top-down, stovepiped public management in America is over. The traditional dichotomy between public ownership and privatization is an outdated notion. Public executives have shifted their focus from managing workers and directly providing services to orchestrating networks of public, private, and nonprofit organizations to deliver those services...read more
By Donald F. Kettl (editor)

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9780815731870 | Brookings Inst Pr, February 25, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The era of strict top-down, stovepiped public management in America is over.

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Product Description: In a democracy, efficient public administration is after a delicate balance: the bureaucracy must be powerful enough to be effective, yet accountable to elected officials and the people. Kettl and Fesler understand that the push and pull of political forces make the functions of bureaucracy ever more contentious, but no less crucial to governance...read more

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9780872895997 | 4th edition (Cq Pr, November 17, 2008), cover price $88.95 | About this edition: In a democracy, efficient public administration is after a delicate balance: the bureaucracy must be powerful enough to be effective, yet accountable to elected officials and the people.
9781568029344 | 3 edition (Cq Pr, February 28, 2005), cover price $74.95 | About this edition: The third edition of Kettl (U.
9781566430258 | 2nd edition (Chatham House Pub, July 1, 1996), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the field of public administration which has been revised to reflect the political issues of the 1990s.
9780934540810, titled "Politics of the Administrative Process" | Subsequent edition (Chatham House Pub, October 1, 1990), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the field of public administration which has been revised to reflect the political issues of the 1990s.

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Product Description: An updated classic of public administration
By Donald F. Kettl (introduced by)

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9780817355067 | 1 new edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, August 30, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An updated classic of public administration

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Product Description: Named one of Planetizen's Top 10 Books of 2006Hurricane Katrina not only devastated a large area of the nation's Gulf coast, it also raised fundamental questions about ways the nation can, and should, deal with the inevitable problems of economic risk and social responsibility...read more

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9780812219593 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, January 9, 2006, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Named one of Planetizen's Top 10 Books of 2006Hurricane Katrina not only devastated a large area of the nation's Gulf coast, it also raised fundamental questions about ways the nation can, and should, deal with the inevitable problems of economic risk and social responsibility.

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'Explores the current models of government reform across the world, examining the basic tool kit of reformers and probing the underlying issues of government management and the puzzles of governance in the twenty-first century, with special focus on New Zealand and the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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9780815749196 | 2 edition (Brookings Inst Pr, July 30, 2005), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: 'Explores the current models of government reform across the world, examining the basic tool kit of reformers and probing the underlying issues of government management and the puzzles of governance in the twenty-first century, with special focus on New Zealand and the United States'--Provided by publisher.

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Product Description: On March 1, 2002, the most extensive reorganization of federal agencies since the end of World War II occurred. With the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), twenty-two agencies comprising 180,000 federal workers were merged into a single department whose principal mission is to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks...read more

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9780870784866 | Brookings Inst Pr, September 30, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: On March 1, 2002, the most extensive reorganization of federal agencies since the end of World War II occurred.

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Product Description: As this country's first MBA president, Bush formed his unique leadership style managing businesses, not government offices. Team Bush is the first book to explore these unique methods and tactics he has employed to become one of the nation's most popular commanders in chief in recent history...read more

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9780071589741 | McGraw-Hill, February 28, 2003, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: As this country's first MBA president, Bush formed his unique leadership style managing businesses, not government offices.

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Offers an analysis of the leadership style of President George W. Bush, concentrating on the methods and techniques employed by the first MBA president to build a highly qualified management team.

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9780071416337 | 1 edition (McGraw-Hill, February 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers an analysis of the leadership style of President George W.

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Product Description: The theory of public administration has long been based on the notions of hierarchy and authority. However, the way managers actually manage has increasingly become at odds with the theory. The growing gap between theory and practice poses enormous challenges for managers in determining how best to work―and for American government in determining how best to hold public administrators accountable for effectively doing their jobs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801870484 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 1, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The theory of public administration has long been based on the notions of hierarchy and authority.

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9780801870491 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 3, 2002, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The theory of public administration has long been based on the notions of hierarchy and authority.

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Product Description: This Second Edition of Kettl's landmark work on public budgeting has been completely updated and is now part of the "Longman Classics in Political Science" series. Deficit Politics, as part of the Longman Classics series, features a new Foreword by Ross K...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Ross K. Baker (foreword by) and Donald F. Kettl

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9780205296972 | 2 edition (Longman Pub Group, July 1, 2002), cover price $62.40 | About this edition: This Second Edition of Kettl's landmark work on public budgeting has been completely updated and is now part of the "Longman Classics in Political Science" series.

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Product Description: Environmental policy has been the focus of reform efforts for more than a generation. Now policymakers face a new and challenging set of issues: how to develop strategies for attacking new environmental problems, how to develop better strategies for solving the old ones, and how to do both in ways that are more efficient, less taxing, and engender less political opposition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Donald F. Kettl (editor)

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9780815702559 | Brookings Inst Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Environmental policy has been the focus of reform efforts for more than a generation.

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Product Description: Over the last two decades, governments around the world have launched ambitious efforts to reform the way they manage their programs. Citizens in nations like Mongolia and Sweden, New Zealand, and the United States have demanded smaller, cheaper, more effective governments...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815749172 | Brookings Inst Pr, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Over the last two decades, governments around the world have launched ambitious efforts to reform the way they manage their programs.

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Product Description: As the Clinton administration marks the fifth anniversary of its "reinventing government" campaign, what has it produced? This report, one of Brookings' continuing analyses of management reform, examines the content and accomplishments of reinventing government, as well as the missing pieces it has yet to tackle...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815749158 | Brookings Inst Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: As the Clinton administration marks the fifth anniversary of its "reinventing government" campaign, what has it produced?

Product Description: Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice. It seeks to help scholars frame questions that will improve their understanding of how policy ideas become transformed into practice and to help government managers see past the narrow issues on their desks to the broader implications of their work...read more
By Donald F. Kettl (editor) and H. Brinton Milward (editor)

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9780801852756 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice.

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9780801852763 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, June 30, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Public management stands at the unique intersection of theory and practice.

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