Classics of Public Administration

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2011-01-10
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With this new seventh edition of CLASSICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, authors Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde aim to introduce students to the principles of public administration via the most significant scholarly writings on the topic. Straightforward and informative, this text begins its discussion with Woodrow Wilson and continues to today's political scientists. A new Section V, "Public Administration in a New Century," is dedicated to writing and thinking from the 21st century. This edition includes six new readings and addresses 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 1920S)
The Study of Administration (1887)
Politics and Administration (1900)
The Problem with Municipal Administration (1904)
Scientific Management (1912)
The Movement for Budgetary Reform in the States (1918)
Bureaucracy (1922)
Introduction to the Study of Public Administration (1926)
The Giving of Orders (1926)
The New Deal To Mid-Century (1930S To 1950S)
Notes on the Theory of Organization (1937)
Report of the President's Committee on Administrative Management (1937)
Informal Organizations and Their Relation to Formal Organizations (1938)
Bureaucratic Structure and Personality (1940)
The Lack of a Budgetary Theory (1940)
A Theory of Human Motivation (1943)
Government Is Different (1945)
The Proverbs of Administration (1946)
The Administrative State: Conclusion (1948)
The Cooptative Mechanism (1949)
The Human Side of Enterprise (1957)
The Science of Muddling Through (1959)
From Jfk To Civil Service Reform (1960S And 1970S)
Organizations and the System Concept (1966)
The Road to PPB: The Stages of Budget Reform (1966)
The American System (1966)
Organizations of the Future (1967)
Policy Analysts: A New Professional Role in Government Service (1967)
The Life Cycle of Bureaus (1967)
Rescuing Policy Analysis from PPBS (1969)
Administrative Decentralization and Political Power (1969)
The End of Liberalism: The Indictment (1969)
Redundancy, Rationality, and the Problem of Duplication and Overlap (1969)
Toward a New Public Administration (1971)
Systematic Thinking for Social Action (1971)
Implementation (1973)
Watergate: Implications for Responsible Government (1974)
Representative Bureaucracy (1974)
Intergovernmental Relations: An Analytical Overview (1974)
Organizational Decline and Cutback Management (1978)
Ethics for Bureaucrats: An Essay on Law and Values (1979)
From Reagan To Reinvention (1980 To 2000)
Public and Private Management: Are They Fundamentally Alike in All Unimportant Respects? (1980)
Street-Level Bureaucracy: The Critical Role of Street-Level Bureaucrats (1980)
Public Budgeting Amidst Uncertainty and Instability (1981)
Democracy and the Public Service: The Collective Services (1982)
Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers (1983)
How Does an Idea's Time Come?
In Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies (1984)
The Possibility of Administrative Ethics (1985)
Exploring the Limits of Privatization (1987)
American Federalism: Madison's Middle Ground in the 1980s (1987)
Public Administration Review, Jan--Feb 1987, pp. 66--74. 48
"Understanding Organizational Culture" (1989)
From Affirmative Action to Affirming Diversity (1990)
Toward a Feminist Perspective in Public Administration Theory (1990)
The Ethics Challenge in Public Service (1992)
Breaking Through Bureaucracy (1992)
From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government That Works Better and Costs Less (1993)
The National Performance Review
Defining Public Value In Creating Public Value (1995)
Creating Public Value, Harvard University Press, 1995, pp. 27--38
Public Administration In A New Century
Information Technology and Democratic Governance (2002)
Governance.com: Democracy in the Information Age
Brookings Institution Press, pp. 1--16
Perennial Budget Reform Propsoals: Budget Staff versus Elected Officials Irene Rubin (2002)
Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol 22 #4, pp. 1--16
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making (2002)
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making Revised Edition, Norton, pp. 1--14 (some omissions)
In the Face of Administrative Evil: Finding a Basis for Ethics in the Public Service (2004)
Inside Collaborative Networks: Ten Lessons for Public Managers (2006)
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