Journal of Public Affairs Education
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VOLUME 21, No. 3
From the Co-Editors—What Does the
Journal of Public Affairs Education Publish? What Do Journal of
Affairs Education Readers Look For?
Marieka, the new co-editor,
tells readers what we look for in articles and what you also want to
The Distinctiveness of Nonprofits and Their
Role in Public Affairs Education
The co-editor introduces this issue and discusses how nonprofits
are unique in their delivery of services and the role they perform
in the United States.
Blurred Lines: Preparing Students to Work
Across the Public, Nonprofit, and For-Profit Sectors
Shelly Arsneault & Shannon K. Vaughan
The guest editors introduce this issue’s symposium on preparing our
students to work across sectors.
An Integrated Framework of Inter-Sectorality:
Nonprofitness and Its Influence on Society and Public Administration
Robbie Waters Robichau, Kandyce Fernandez &
Read about an innovative model that describes and situates nonprofits as
important agents in society and how that should affect how public
affairs programs structure their programs.
Nonprofit Management Education in Schools with
Public Affairs Curricula: An Analysis of the Trend Toward Curriculum
Judith R. Saidel & Steven Rathgeb Smith
At one time nonprofit classes were outcasts in public affairs programs.
Has that changed? This article looks at the changing relationship of
nonprofit classes in overall public affairs curriculum.
A Core Issue: The Inseparable Relationship Between
Nonprofits and Public Policy
Shannon K. Vaughan & Shelly Arsneault
Learn how nonprofits are not simply important agents of program
implementation but also of policy development.
Seeing Clearly: Measuring Skill Sets That Address
the “Blurred Boundaries” of Nonprofit Management Education
Tosha Cantrell-Bruce & Bob Blankenberger
Can we identify and measure the skills students need to work in the
nonprofit sector? The authors argue yes and describe how.
Teaching Social Entrepreneurship in Public Affairs
Programs: A Review of Social Entrepreneurship Courses in the Top 30 U.S.
Public Administration and Affairs Programs
Kimberly K. Wiley & Frances S. Berry
The number of social entrepreneurship courses is increasing in U.S.
public affairs programs. Learn how these courses are teaching values,
skills and knowledge of social entrepreneurship to students.
Collaborations and Partnerships Across Sectors:
Preparing the Next Generation for Governance
Ruth Hoogland DeHoog
The future belongs to the next generation and the author asks how well
we are training our students for an emerging intersectoral world.
Policymaking in the Global Context: Training
Students to Build Effective Strategic Partnerships
With Nongovernmental Organizations
Cristina M. Balboa & Maryam Z. Deloffre
NGOs are major forces across the globe. Read about strategies
that help us train our students to work with them.
Cruel to Be Kind: A Neopragmatist Approach to
Teaching Statistics for Public Administration Students
David Oliver Kasdan
Take the pain out of the numbers: Learn some new tricks to
teaching statistics to public affairs students.
Labor-Management Relations in Public (and
Business) Administration: A Textbook Case?
James S. Bowman & Jonathan P. West
Unions and collective bargaining are a major part of the public
sector yet why do public affairs textbooks ignore the subject? Read this
article to find out what’s not covered and possibly why.
Review of Race and Social Equity: A Nervous Area
Reviewed by Wes Grooms
Learn more about what governments should do regarding the intersection
of race and fairness, and why that is important to public affairs
Review of An Introduction to the New Frontiers of
Philanthropy and Social Investment
Reviewed by Dorothy Norris-Tirrell
Read a review about a book describing the latest trends in giving and
investing in good causes.
The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE)
to advancing teaching and learning in public affairs, which
includes the fields of public policy analysis, public
administration, and public management. Hosted by the Evans
School of Public Affairs of the University of Washington and published by NASPAA, the
quarterly journal features peer-reviewed scholarly articles on
pedagogical, curricular, and accreditation issues pertaining to
public affairs education, commentaries and symposia and book
Co-Editor, Hamline University
Marieka Klawitter, Co-Editor, University of Washington
Ashley Sonoff, Editorial Assistant
Connie Chaplan and Kyra Freestar, Tandem Editing LLC
Val Escher, Freestyle Communications
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