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2018 SESSION #3 (7/2/2018 - 9/23/2018)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

CSUDH Bookstore


Updated: 6/27/2018

Core and Elective Courses:

  1. PUB 501.41: Public Management
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Textbook:
    Public Management: Thinking and Acting in Three Dimensions (2nd edition)
    Authors: Hill, C.J. and Lynn Jr., L.E. 
    Publisher: CQ Press (2016) 
    ISBN 9781483344324

    Note: Please do not buy the first edition of this book, as it is completely different from the one that we will be using this session.

  2. PUB 502.41: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Title: Managing human behavior in public and nonprofit organizations (4th edition)
    Authors: Denhardt, R. B., Denhardt, J. V., & Aristingueta, M. P. 
    Publsiher: Sage (2016)
    ISBN: 978-1-4833-5929-8

    2) Title: Classics of organization theory (7th edition)
    Authors: Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S.   
    Publisher: Wadsworth (2011)
    ISBN: 978-0-495-56941-1


  3. PUB 504.41: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
    Please check the Syllabus in the Blackboard course.

  4. PUB 506.41: Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Healey, J. F. (2014). Statistics: A tool for social research. (10th ed.) Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 9781285458854.

    2) O'Sullivan, E., Rassel, G., & Berner, M. (2016). Research methods for public administrators. Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 020585625X ISBN-13: 978-0205856251

  5. PUB 512.41: Foundations of Ethical Administration
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:

    1. Cooper, Terry. (2012). The Responsible Administrator: An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role (6th). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9780470873946.
    2. Menzel, Donald. (2009). Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 9781439806906.

    There are 9 electronic copies of each of these books available at the CSUDH library. If all available copies are in use at any given time, please note that you will not have access and will have to wait until a copy becomes available. Please plan accordingly. To access these books, please click on the following links and log in with your student credentials:

    1. To access The Responsible Administrator click here
    2. To access Ethics Moments in Government click here

     
    Please contact Ms. Naomi Moy, Liaison Librarian for the College of Business Administration and Public Policy and Affordable Learning Solutions Coordinator, at nmoy@csudh.edu for any questions or comments that you may have about accessing these books at the CSUDH library.

    If you decide to buy paper versions of these books, please do not get earlier editions, as they are completely different from the ones that we will be using this session.

  6. PUB 595.41: Sustainability in the Healthcare Administration
    Prof. R. Azizi

    Textbook:
    No textbook, reading materials will be posted on Blackboard.

  7. PUB 495.41: Foundations of Public Administration
    Prof. G. Ackerman

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition).

    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition).

  8. PUB 495.42: Administration of Financial Resources
    Prof. R. Leung

    Textbook:
    Title: Public Budgeting
    Authors: David Nice and Patrick Fisher
    Publisher: Birkdale Publishers (2016)
    ISBN:978-1-942456-02-5

  9. PUB 495.43: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
    Please check the Syllabus in the Blackboard course.



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2017 MPA ON-CAMPUS TEXTBOOKS

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Textbooks listed below are for the MPA-Specialized Concentrations: Criminal Justice, Health Care, and Nonprofit Management (8 week)


2018 Summer 2 (7/9 - 9/2)
Updated: 6/18/2018

  1. PUB 502.51: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. Z. Yang

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2015). Classics of organization theory (8th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1285870274).

    2) Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. (2016). Essentials of Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) Pearson (ISBN-13: 978-0133920819)


  2. PUB 506.51/52: Administration and Public Policy Analysis
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Healey, J. F. (2014). Statistics: A tool for social research. (10th ed.) Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 1285458850 ISBN-13: 9781285458854.

    2) O'Sullivan, E., Rassel, G., & Berner, M. (2016). Research methods for public administrators. Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 020585625X ISBN-13: 978-0205856251


  3. PUB 510.51: Public Budgeting
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbooks:
    Mikesell, J. L. (2018). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications for the public sector (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (ISBN: 978-1-305-95368-0).

2018 Fall 1 (9/3 - 10/28) 
Updated: 6/18/2018

  1. PUB 495.51: Fundamentals of Public Administration
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Shafritz, J.M., Russell, E.W., and Borick, C.P. (2013). Introducing Public Administration (8th Edition). ISBN 9780205855896
    2) Stillman II, R.J. (2010). Public Administration: Concepts and Cases. (9th Edition). ISBN 9780618993017

  2. PUB 495.52: Administration of Financial Resources
    Prof. R. Leung

    Textbook:
    Title: Public Budgeting 
    Authors: David Nice and Patrick Fisher
    Publisher: Birkdale Publishers (2016)
    ISBN:978-1-942456-02-5

  3. PUB 512.52: Foundations of Ethical Administration
    Prof. G. Ackerman

    Textbooks:
    1) Cooper, Terry L. (2012). The Responsible Administrator: An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role (6th). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9780470873946.

    2) Menzel, Donald C. (2009). Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 9781439806906.

 

2018 Fall 2 (10/29 - 12/23) 
Updated: 6/18/2018

  1. PUB 580.51: Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    Prof. K. Williams

    Textbooks:
    1) Renz, David O. (2010). Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (3rd edition). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN #978-0-470-39250-8

    2) Rowe, W. Glen, and Conway, Mary. (2013). Introduction to Nonprofit Management: Text and Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN #978-1-4129-9923-6

 

 * Textbooks are listed from the instructors and subject to change.

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