Call for contributors on the definitive volume on “Public Administration and Policy in the Caribbean" by I.D. Minto-Coy and E. Berman for Taylor and Francis.
Call for Papers Date:
The book will represent the most comprehensive coverage of public policy and public administration in the wider Caribbean region. The book is both historical and forward looking, covering the development of major themes, practices and trends in public policy and administration from colonialism to present and offering informed analyses on the way forward. Chapter titles have already been selected but there is some room for contributors to suggest alternative themes.
Target readership will include mainly academics, practitioners and students in public administration. As such, chapters are expected to engage some of the theories and themes in the relevant subject areas, as well as capture practical application and concerns.
At this time, please (i) express which of the following chapters you are interested in writing - Though authors may only write one chapter, you may indicate interest in more than one . (ii) Please state briefly what topics you propose to cover in any chapter . No detailed outline is needed at this time. (iii) Please also submit a CV or resume. We welcome submissions from those residing inside and outside the Caribbean, and from academics as well as government officials.
Dates: Expression of interest, brief outline and CVs due August 30, 2011. However, proposals will be accepted after the due date. Notification of acceptance: September 15. First Draft: February 2011. Final Paper submission: May 2012.
Part 1: Public Administration and Policy in the Caribbean: History and Major Developments
The History of Public Administration in the Commonwealth Caribbean
The History of Public Administration in the French Caribbean
The History of Public Administration in the Dutch Caribbean
The History of Public Administration in the Spanish-Speaking Territories
The History of Public Administration in the US Caribbean Territories
Part 2: Issues in Public Administration
Civil Service Performance in the Caribbean
Public Sector Finances in the Caribbean
Ethics Management and Corruption Control in the Caribbean
ICT and E-Government in the Caribbean
Administrative Reforms in the Caribbean
Public Sector Leadership in the Caribbean
Collaborative Government: An Assessment of Cross-Sector Partnerships
Part 3: Public Policy Issues and Themes
Health Care Reform
Environment and Disaster Management
Tourism Policy and Management
Education and Literacy
State Capacity for International Relations and Participation in International Politics
Migration, Diasporas and the Policy Process in the Caribbean
Public Policy and Administration in Haiti
Public Policy and Administration in Cuba
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