Graduate Public Administration Booklist

PrefixCourse NumberCourse TitleBook TitleAuthorPublisherEdition
PUB511WGraduate Writing & Research (non-credit)Recommended:
A Writer’s Reference
(It is recommended that you keep this book for use in other courses.)
Hacker, D.Bedford/St. Martin PressLatest
EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Computer embedded camera and microphone or webcam. Best equipment a gaming microphone and video camera, camera embedded in computer or webcam.
PUB501Introduction to Public Administration1. Public Administration: Understanding Management, Politics, and Law in the Public SectorRosenbloom, D.H., and Kravchuk, R.S.McGraw HillLatest
2. Effective Local Government ManagerNewell, C.ICMA PressLatest
3. Managing Local Government ServicesSteinberg, C. & Austin, S.ICMA PressLatest
PUB503Theories, Principles and Practices of Public Administration1. Public Administration & Public AffairsHenry, NicholasLongmanLatest
2. Classics of Public AdministrationShafritz, Jay M., & Hyde, Albert C.Cengage LearningLatest
PUB535Applied Research MethodologiesResearch Methods in the Social SciencesChava Frankfort-Nachmias and David NachmiasWorth PublishersLatest
PUB545Values and Ethics in Public Administration1. The Ethics Challenge in Public ServiceLewis, Carol W. and Stuart C. GillmanJosey-BassLatest
2. The Elements of Moral PhilosophyRachels, JamesMcGraw HillLatest
PUB605Public Program Analysis and EvaluationEvaluation: Methods for Studying Programs and PoliciesWeiss, C.H.Prentice HallLatest
PUB609Seminar in Pubic Financial AdministrationFiscal Administration: Analysis and Applications for the Public SectorJohn L. MikesellThomson Wadsworth PublishingLatest
PUB611Seminar in Public Human Resource Administration1. Public Personnel Management
Klingner, D. E., Nalbandian, Pearson. 2010
6th Edition
ISBN-10: 0136026885
2. Human Resource Management in Local Government: An Essential GuideJ., & Llorens, J.
Freyss, S. F.
ICMA Press ISBN-13: 9780136026884
PUB622Non-Profit AdministrationTo Be Determined
PUB623Productivity Improvement in the Public Sector1. The Effective Public Manager:  Achieving Success in a Changing GovernmentSteven Cohen, William Eimicke and Tanya HeikkilaJossey-BassLatest
2. Reinventing GovernmentDavid Osbone and Ted GaeblerPenguin GroupLatest
PUB635Leadership in Public Purpose Organizations1. Leading at the EdgePerkins, Dennis, NT, Holtman, Margaret P., Kessler, Paul R. and McCarthy, CatherineAmacomLatest
2. Primal Leadership:  Realizing the Power of Emotional IntelligenceGoleman, Daniel, Boyatzis, Richard and Mckee, AnnieHarvard Business School PressLatest
PUB647Public Law and AdministrationPublic Law and Public AdministrationCooper, Phillip, J.Thomson/WadsworthLatest
PUB650Public/Private Enterprise1. Service Contracting, A Local Government GuideLeRoux, Kelly, edICMA PressLatest
2. Privatization in the CitySavas, E.SCQ PressLatest
PUB660Public Policy and Administrative ProcessTo Be Determined
PUB670Public Planning and Change Management1. Readings in Planning Theory (Studies in Urban and Social ChangeFainstein, S. S.Wiley-BlackwellLatest
2. Strategic Planning for Local GovernmentGordon, Gerald, LICMA PressLatest
3. Contemporary Urban PlanningLevy, John M.Pearson Prentice HallLatest
PUB699Capstone: Applied ProjectNOTE: Recommended texts and references from previous course and as suggested by the faculty member.Not ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable

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