American Review of Public Administration - Section on Public Administration Research
The American Review of Public Administration aspires to be the premier academic journal in the field of public affairs and public administration. As an assiduously peer-reviewed journal, the American Review of Public Administration features articles that address rapidly emerging issues in public affairs and public administration, and is open to both traditional and non-traditional approaches. Of particular interest are theory-based empirical research; reviews or syntheses of research; and conceptual/theoretical discussions on or over the boundaries of traditional public affairs and public administration. The American Review of Public Administration is a Sage Periodicals Press journal.
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Chinese Public Administration Review - Section on Chinese Public Administration
CPAR is the first international academic journal specifically addressing the issues of Chinese public administration. CPAR covers administrative reform and law, public policy, productivity improvement, civil service, and many other topics. Its objectives are to open an avenue for exchange ideas between Chinese and other scholars, and to help bridge their work; develop innovative technique and encourage a wider application of those already established in Chinese public administration; present integrated analyses of theories, concepts, strategies, and techniques dealing with Chinese public administration; and stimulate research and critical thinking about the relationship between Chinese public administration practice and management theories.
CPAR is the official journal of the Section on Chinese Public Administration of ASPA and is published by the National Center for Public Performance (NCPP) at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Rutgers University-Newark.
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Complexity, Governance and Networks - Section on Section on Complexity and Network Studies
Complexity, Governance and Networks aims to contribute to the philosophical, theoretical, methodological and empirical developments in complexity, governance and network studies in public administration, public policy, politics and non-governmental organizations. The journal publishes primarily theoretical essays and original research papers.
The editors welcome theoretical essays that advance thinking in definitional and conceptual issues in studying nonlinearity, emergence, self-organization and (co-)evolution in complex political, policy and governance systems and networks, as well as other related topics. We welcome empirical studies that employ quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods. Empirical manuscripts may include applications of agent-based (multi-agent) simulations, systems dynamics modeling, social network analyses, qualitative case studies (e.g., single and comparative case studies), content analyses and mixed methods (e.g., qualitative comparative analysis, process tracing). Essays on the methodological issues in any of these applications will be considered for publication in the journal, as will literature review papers.
Those interested in submitting an article should contact the managing editor. To learn more about the journal, visit its website, www.cgnj.info.
International Public Management - Section on International and Comparative Administration
The International Public Management Journal is jointly sponsored by the International Public Management Network and ASPA's Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA). Members of SICA receive IPMJ with their annual membership. Manuscripts for consideration for IPMJ should be submitted by email as a Word attachment.
Journal of Health and Human Services Administration - Section on Health and Human Services Administration
This journal of ASPA’s Section on Health and Human Services Administration (SHHSA) is published by the Southern Public Administration Education Foundation, Inc.
Journal of Public Affairs Education - Section on Public Administration Education
The Journal of Public Affairs Education is now published quarterly by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). J-PAE features commentaries, special issues, book reviews and peer reviewed scholarly articles in public administration education. J-PAE is affiliated with ASPA's Section on Public Administration Education.
Journal of Public Management & Social Policy - Conference of Minority Public Administrators
JPMSP publishes theoretical, applied, and/or discussion papers on public administration, political science, and public policy issues associated with the process of economic, educational, environmental, political, and social well-being of diverse populations. JPMSP also accepts book reviews and case studies designed to bring literature to the attention of a wider readership. JPMSP aims to provide a forum for scholarly research addressing diverse issues. Manuscripts in four areas of research: politics, economics, equity, and the environment are welcome.
JPMSP is cosponsored by the Conference of Minority Public Administrators section of ASPA and is published by the National Center for Public Performance (NCPP) at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Rutgers University-Newark.
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Public Administration Quarterly - Section on Professional and Organizational Development
This is the journal of ASPA's Section on Professional and Organizational Development, published by the Southern Public Administration Education Foundation.
Public Budgeting & Finance - Association of Budgeting and Finance Management
Public Budgeting & Finance is co-sponsored by ASPA's Association of Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) and is published quarterly.
Public Performance & Management Review - Section on Public Performance and Management
For more than 35 years, PPMR has been a respected quarterly journal and one of the most highly rated in the field. It is a scholarly forum that addresses a broad range of factors influencing the performance of public and nonprofit organizations and agencies. Each issue of Public Performance & Management Review includes cutting-edge research and advice on managing for productivity, measuring and evaluating performance, improving budget strategies, managing human resources, building partnerships, and applying new technologies.
Journal rankings in 1994, 2007, and 2010 rank PPMR among the top journals in the field (Bernick & Krueger, 2010). The journal is extensively indexed or abstracted (including the Social Sciences Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences) and has been added to the online archives of JSTOR.
PPMR is cosponsored by the Section on Public Performance and Management of ASPA and by the National Center for Public Performance (NCPP) at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Rutgers University-Newark, and is published by M.E. Sharpe.
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Public Voices - Section on Historical, Artistic, Reflective Expression (SHARE)
Public Voices is a unique journal that focuses on historical, artistic, and reflective expression concerning public administrators and the public service. Unlike traditional social science journals, Public Voices publishes unorthodox, controversial perspectives on bureaucracy in particular and the public sector in general. The material is not limited to analytical articles but also includes original fiction, poetry, photographs, art, critiques of existing works, and insights based on experience, observation and research. Among the journal’s contributors are public servants, writers, artists, and academics in all fields.
Public Voices is cosponsored by the Section on Historical, Artistic and Reflective Expression
(SHARE) of ASPA and is published by the National Center for Public Performance (NCPP) at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Rutgers University-Newark.
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State and Local Government Review
State and Local Government Review is jointly sponsored by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and ASPA's Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management (SIAM).
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