Encyclopedias: Public Administration

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Encyclopedia of Digital Government [Rutgers Restricted]
"Coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of digital government (or electronic government)."

Encyclopedia of Espionage - Intelligence and Security [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides a comprehensive, subject specific guide to the history, uses, scientific principles, and technologies of espionage, intelligence, and security, with special emphasis placed on the current ethical, legal, and social issues." A freely accessible version of this 3 volume set is also available.

Encyclopedia of Governance [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers "topics surrounding governance for the period between the collapse of the post-war consensus and the rise of neoliberal regimes in the 1970s. This comprehensive resource concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state in recent times and the ways in which these roles have been conceptualized in the areas of Political Science, Public Administration, Political Economy, and Sociology." Electronic version of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Homelessness [Rutgers Restricted]
"Focuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world." Coverage includes causes, lifestyle issues, health issues and services, history, legal issues and advocacy, government policies and programs, organizations, research approaches, service systems and settings, size and characteristics of the homeless population, public perceptions of homelessness, and world issues and perspectives. Electronic version of the print resource.

SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences [Rutgers Restricted]
Combines and compares "terminology in nine separate social and behavioral science disciplines: communication, economics, education, geography, media studies, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology."