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Handbook of Public Law and Administration

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ISBN13: 9780787909307
ISBN: 0787909300
Published: March 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: £75.00

Provides an authoritative, jargon-free overview of all aspects of public law and how it affects the public administrator's job and responsibilities. Contributors include judges, legal experts, public administration scholars, and practicing administrators.

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PUBLIC LAW FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. Faithful Execution of the Laws, Rule of Law, and Autonomy of Public Administration (C. Newland). Public Law and Public Management: A Conceptual Framework (C. Kerwin). The Importance of Public Law: New and Old Paradigms of Government Management (R. Moe). PRACTICAL FRAMEWORKS OF PUBLIC LAW AND ADMINISTRATION. The Law--Politics Dialogue: It's Not All Courts! (L. Fisher). Legal Authorities and Administration Actions (R. Gilmour & H. Sellers). Techniques of Legal Interpretation and Why They Matter (H. Ball). Public Law as a Set of Tools for Management (P. Cooper). WHO HAS THE POWER AND WHERE ARE THE LIMITS? Separation of Powers with Checks and Balances: The Search for Workability (C. Newland). Who Does the Work? Federalism and the Changing Nature of Intergovernmental Relations (L. O'Toole). Local Implementation of Federal and Stat Programs: Preemption, Home Rule and Federalism (B. Cigler). ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND TODAY'S STREET--LEVEL CHALLENGES. Executive Direct Administration: The Importance to Public Administration of Executive Orders and Proclamations (J. Utter & P. Cooper). Ordinances, Statutes, and Democratic Discipline: A Local Perspective on Drafting Laws (D. Corliss). Negotiated Rulemaking (C. Kerwin). The ""How Much Process Is Due?"" Debate: Legal and Managerial Perspectives (H. Rainey). CIVIL SERVANTS, SUPERVISORS AND CHANGING LAW. The First AmAndment and the Public Sector (D. O'Brien). Constitutions, Statutes, Regulations, and Labor Relations: Dispute Resolution in a Complex Authority Mix (N. Riccucci). Privacy and Integrity Testing for Public Employees: Searches, Drug Testing, Polygraphs, and Medical Examinations (N. Cayer). The Raging Debate Over Equality: Nondiscrimination, Affirmative Action, and the Civil Rights Act (M. Kurtz). Gender Issues in the Workplace: Compensation, Reproductive Safety, Family Obligations, and Sexual Harassment (M. Guy & S. Calvert). Public Law in the Changing Civil Service (L. Nigro). ACCOUNTABILITY: LAW AGAINST MANAGEMENT? Law versus Ethics (W. Richardson). Open Government and Freedom of Information: Fishbowl Accountability (L. Feinberg). Problems of Discretion and Responsibility: The Debate over Tort Liability (B. Jenkins & R. Kearl). Court Involvement in Operations of State and Local Institutions: Injunctions and Other Remedies for Maladministration (P. Cooper). The Balancing Act of Judicial Review: Ensuring Enough Deference to Administrators and Enough Accountability (R. O'Leary & P. Weiland). LAW IN PUBLIC POLICY. Government Lawyers: Who Represents Government and Why Does it Matter? (C. Clayton). Race, Education, and the Legal and Administrative Systems: Perpetual Tensions (C. Washington). Legal Impacts on Budgets and Finance: Anticipating Problems and Reacting to Realities (T. Lauth & P. Cooper). Legal Issues in Contracting for Public Services: When Business Does Government (R. DeHoog). Alternative Dispute Resolution in Public Administration (L. Bingham). Con