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Handbook of Public Administration 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780824700867
ISBN: 0824700864
Published: July 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Second Edition of a standard reference examines all major areas in public administration from the unique and enlightening perspectives of history and the five 'great' concepts or theories framing the specific topic, such as public budgeting, financial management, decision making, public law and regulation, and political economy.

Public administration history: one hundred years of American public in administration and counting; five great ideas in American public administration. Organization theory: trends in the developmental of the organizational sciences; five great issuesin organization theory. Public budgeting and financial management: the field of public budgeting and financial management, 1789-1995; budgeting and financial management - propositions for theory and practice. decision making: decision making in publicadministration; five great issues in decision making. Public personnel adminstration and labour relations: public personnel and labour relations; public personnel administration in the twentieth century. federalism and intergovernmental relations:federalism and intergovernmental management; federalism and intergovernmental relations - theories, ideas, concepts. Policy sciences: a history of the policy sciences; diverse perspectives for public policy analysis. Comparative and internationaladministration:comparative and international administration; issues in comparative and international administration. Public law and regulations: administrative law and regulation; critical issues in public law and public administration; publicadministration pedagogy. data administration and research methods: data administration and research methods in public administration; classic methods in public adminstration research. Judicial administration: judicial administration - modernizing thethird branch; five great issues in judicial administration. Political economy: public economics and public administration; some developments in the study of market choice, public choice, and institutional choice. The profession of public administration:the public adminstration community and the search for professionalism; five great issues in the profession of public administration.