Public Administration and Public Affairs

ISBN-10: 020568551X

ISBN-13: 9780205685516

Edition: 11th 2010

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Public Administration and Public Affairs, 11/e, is a comprehensive, up-to-date book that focuses on public management and public policy. It covers the new and emerging theories of governance, while continuing to define the basic values and ideas of public administration and public policy formulation in the United States, and serves as a reference for students, instructors, and professionals alike.Comprehensive and well-organized, this book covers the gamut of subjects in this field, including its bureaucracy, history, personalities, ethics, and problems in public administration and management.With its comprehensive resource material, this book will serve as an excellent reference book for professionals in the field of public
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Book details

List price: $122.80
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/12/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Paradigms of Public Administration Do We Need Government? What Is Good Government?
Big Democracy
Big BureaucracyAn
An Unpromising Precis
A Culture of Constraint Infernal Vernon
A Case of Unconstrained Public Administration
The Paradoxical Power of the Public Administrator Noetic Authority
The Base of Bureaucratic Power
Public Administrationrsquo;s Century in a Quandary
The Beginning
The Politics/Administration Dichotomy, 1900-1926
The Principles of Administration, 1927-1937
The Challenge, 1938-1950
Public Administration as Political Science, 1950-1970
Public Administration as Management, 1956-1970
The Forces of Separatism, 1965-1970
Public Administration as Neither Management Nor Political Science
Public Administration as Public Administration: 1970-Present
Governance, 1990-Present Pubilc Administration, Happy at Last
Public Organizations
The Threads of Organization: Theories The Closed
Model of Organizations
The Open Model of Organizations
Closed or Open Organizations?
The Closed and Open Models: The Essential Differences
Conjoining Opposites: The Drive to Reduce Uncertainty
Are Public Organizations Different?
The Fabric of Organizations: Forces Assessing
Organizational Worth
Organizational Knowledge
Decision Making in Organizations
A Monumental Map Mess in Georgia Administration in Organization
Limited Change: The Impact
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