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Intellectual Crisis in American Public Administration

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ISBN-10: 081735462X

ISBN-13: 9780817354626

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Vincent Ostrom, Barbara Allen

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 10/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Foreword
Preface to the Third Edition
The Crisis of Confidence
The Persistent Crisis in the Study of Public Administration
The Crisis as a Paradigm Problem
The Paradigm Problem in Public Administration
The Intellectual Mainstream in American Public Administration
Wilson's Point of Departure
Weber's Theory of Bureaucracy
The Research Tradition in American Public Administration
Gulick's Anomalous Orthodoxy
Simon's Challenge
The Work of the Contemporary Political Economists
Model of Man
Structure of Events
Decision-Making Arrangements
A Theory of Democratic Administration: The Rejected Alternative
Some Anomalous Threads of Thought
Hamilton and Madison's Theory of Democratic Administration
Tocqueville's Analysis of Democratic Administration
The Choice of Alternative Futures
Some Opportunity Costs in the Choice of Paradigm
A Science of Association as Knowledge of Form and Reform
The Use of Different Approaches to Policy Analysis
Conclusion
The Continuing Constitutional Crises in American Government
Watergate as a Crisis in Constitutional Government
Extending Prerogatives and Abandoning Responsibilities
A New Millennium
Intellectual Crises and Beyond
The American Intellectual Crisis
A Copernican Turn?
Challenging Ways of Thinking
Notes
References
Index