9780073379159

Public Administration: Understanding Management, Politics, and Law in the Public Sector

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    9780073379159

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    0073379158

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/8/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The eighth edition of Public Administration: Understanding Management, Politics, and Law in the Public Sector grounds students in the fundamentals of public administration while embracing its complexity. It describes, explains, and analyses public administration through the lenses of three well-established perspectives: management, politics, and law. This edition retains its strong U.S. focus while broadening the discussion and themes in recognition of its adoption in about twenty countries abroad and to enhance its global utility as a “world text.”

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Contents in Brief

Contents

Preface

Part I. Introduction: Definitions, Concepts, and Setting

Chapter 1: The Practice and Discipline of Public Administration: Competing Concerns

Chapter 2: The American Administrative State: Development and Political Environment

Chapter 3: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations: The Structure of the American Administrative State

Part II. Core Functions

Chapter 4: Organization: Structure and Process

Chapter 5: Public Personnel Administration and Collective Bargaining

Chapter 6: Budgeting and the Public Finances

Chapter 7: Decision Making

Part III. The Convergence of Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector

Chapter 8: Policy Analysis and Implementation Evaluation

Chapter 9: Regulatory Administration: An Illustration of Management, Politics, and Law in the Public Sector

Part IV. Public Administration and the Public

Chapter 10: Public Administration and the Public

Chapter 11: Public Administration and Democratic Constitutionalism

Chapter 12: Accountability and Ethics

Chapter 13: The Future

Glossary

Credits

Index

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