Classics Of Public Administration

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-03
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With this newly expanded sixth edition of CLASSICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde aim to introduce you to the principles of public administration via the most significant scholarly writings on the topic. Straightforward and informative, this text starts you with Woodrow Wilson and takes you all the way to today's political scientists. This edition includes five new readings and helps you learn the key fields of public administration: bureaucracy, organization theory, human resources management, the budgetary process, public policy, implementation, evaluation, intergovernmental relations, and public service ethics.

Table of Contents

Early Voices and the First Quarter Century 1880s to 1920sp. 2
The Study of Administration (1887)p. 16
Politics and Administration (1900)p. 28
Problems of Municipal Administration (1904)p. 31
Scientific Management (1912)p. 36
The Movement for Budgetary Reform in the States (1918)p. 39
Bureaucracy (1922)p. 43
Introduction to the Study of Public Administration (1926)p. 49
The Giving of Orders (1926)p. 57
The New Deal to Mid-Century 1930s to 1950sp. 64
Notes on the Theory of Organization (1937)p. 79
Report of the President's Committee on Administrative Management (1937)p. 88
Informal Organizations and Their Relation to Formal Organizations (1938)p. 93
Bureaucratic Structure and Personality (1940)p. 97
The Lack of a Budgetary Theory (1940)p. 106
A Theory of Human Motivation (1943)p. 111
Government Is Different (1945)p. 119
The Proverbs of Administration (1946)p. 124
The Administrative State: Conclusion (1948)p. 138
The Cooptative Mechanism (1949)p. 143
The Report of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of Government (1949)p. 150
The Human Side of Enterprise (1957)p. 158
The Science of "Muddling Through" (1959)p. 164
From JFK to Civil Service Reform the 1960s and 1970sp. 174
Organizations and the System Concept (1966)p. 189
The Road to PPB: The Stages of Budget Reform (1966)p. 199
The American System (1966)p. 215
Organizations of the Future (1967)p. 220
Policy Analysts: A New Professional Role in Government Service (1967)p. 231
The Life Cycle of Bureaus (1967)p. 239
Rescuing Policy Analysis from PPBS (1969)p. 252
Administrative Decentralization and Political Power (1969)p. 266
The End of Liberalism: The Indictment (1969)p. 279
Redundancy, Rationality, and the Problem of Duplication and Overlap (1969)p. 283
Toward a New Public Administration (1971)p. 296
Systematic Thinking for Social Action (1971)p. 308
Implementation (1973)p. 319
Watergate: Implications for Responsible Government (1974)p. 323
Representative Bureaucracy (1974)p. 330
Organizational Decline and Cutback Management (1978)p. 335
Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values (1979)p. 348
From Reagan to Post-Reinvention the 1980s to 2000sp. 356
Public and Private Management: Are They Fundamentally Alike in All Unimportant Respects? (1980)p. 387
Street-Level Bureaucracy: The Critical Role of Street-Level Bureaucrats (1980)p. 404
Public Budgeting Amidst Uncertainty and Instability (1981)p. 412
Democracy and the Public Service: The Collective Services (1982)p. 423
Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers (1983)p. 434
How Does an Idea's Time Come? Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies (1984)p. 445
The Possibility of Administrative Ethics (1985)p. 451
Exploring the Limits of Privatization (1987)p. 460
Toward a Feminist Perspective in Public Administration Theory (1989)p. 470
Understanding Organizational Culture (1990)p. 479
From Affirmative Action to Affirming Diversity (1990)p. 486
A Public Management for All Seasons (1990)p. 495
Federalism, Intergovernmental Relations, and Intergovernmental Management: Historical Reflections and Conceptual Comparisons (1990)p. 508
The Ethics Challenge in Public Service (1991)p. 524
Breaking Through Bureaucracy (1992)p. 529
From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government That Works Better and Costs Less (1993)p. 551
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making (1997)p. 559
In the Face of Administrative Evil: Finding a Basis for Ethics in the Public Service (1998)p. 566
The Transformation of Governance: Who Governs and Mow? (2002)p. 577
A Chronology of U.S. Public Administrationp. 589
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