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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Public Management and Administration: Topic Overviews


The books listed below provide good overviews on a wide range of topics. It's a smart idea to search the CUNY catalog to find books specifically on your topic.


Begin your research with a broad subject overview that provides a framework for understanding the topic. The sources on this page provide an examination of  the issue & help you understand the big picture. Many of the databases listed here contain a brief history of the issue, important statistics & links to related & authoritative information. Several provide supporting and opposing arguments.

Subject Guide