New ICPSR datasets

35476 California Families Project [Sacramento and Woodland, California]
[Restricted-Use Files]
http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35476.v1

36531 An Analysis of the Effects of an Academic Summer Program for
Middle School Students, 2012
http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36531.v1

36612 Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Surveys [LAMAS] 2, 1970

http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36612.v1

36687 Afrobarometer Round 6: The Quality of Democracy and Governance in
Ghana, 2014
http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36687.v1

36722 National Survey of Midlife Development in the United States (MIDUS
Refresher): Milwaukee African American Sample, 2012-2013

http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36722.v1

36738 Sit Together and Read in Early Childhood Special Education
Classrooms in Ohio (2008-2012)
http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36738.v1

CFP: Are We All Touching the Same Camel?

SPECIAL ISSUE OF PPMR:

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, PUBLIC POLICY AND NONPROFIT STUDIES RESEARCH: Are We All Touching the Same Camel?

EDITED BY JASMINE JOHNSON AND SANJAY PANDEY

Deadline-March 27 George Washington University Washington, D.C.

Are you researching the intersection between public administration and nonprofit studies or public policy and nonprofit studies ?

If so, please read the attached call and submit a paper to

gwpnpsymposium.com/

Papers submitted for the Special Issue will be presented at a symposium hosted by the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University, June 7. GWU will pay for all travel.

If you are not able to make the symposium or have additional questions please e-mail Jasmine, jmcginnis@gwu.edu.

SPAR Book of the Year Award for 2016

Just received word that my book Above Politics: Bureaucratic Discretion and Credible Commitment, written with Gary J. Miller of Washington University in St. Louis and published by Cambridge University Press’s Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series, has won the 2016 Book of the Year Award of the Section of Public Administration Research (SPAR) of the American Society of Public Administration.