9780070539396

Contemporary Public Administration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070539396

  • ISBN10:

    0070539391

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-02-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

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Summary

Contemporary Public Administration, is packed both with classic and cutting-edge coverage. Designed as a concrete, one-stop guide to the issues, perspectives, and vocabulary of modern public administration, this reader captures the field's hot topics--public choice, TQM, and deregulation--while delivering the classic material essential for student mastery of the special language, concepts, analysis, history, and practice of public administration.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE PRACTICE AND DISCIPLINE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: COMPETING

CONCERNS

CHAPTER 1: What is Public Administration

CHAPTER 2: Bureaucracy

CHAPTER 3: Public Administration in the Third Century of the Constitution: Supply-Side

Management, Privatization, or Public Investment

CHAPTER 4: Public Choice: A Different Approach to the Study of Public Administration

CHAPTER 5: The Perils--and Prospects--of Public Administration

PART II: THE AMERICAN ADMINISTRATIVE STATE

CHAPTER 6: The Federalists

CHAPTER 7: What the Anti-Federalists were For

CHAPTER 8: Bureaucracy and Constitutionalist

CHAPTER 9: Political Foundations of the American Federal Service: Rebuilding a Crumbling

Base

CHAPTER 10: Congress and the Administrative State

CHAPTER 11: Mandates or Mandarins? Control and Discretion in the Modern Administrative

State

CHAPTER 12: Public Managers, Judges, and Legislators: Redefining the New Partnership

PART III: FEDERALISM AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

CHAPTER 13: Federalism, Intergovernmental Relations, and Intergovernmental Managements

Historical Reflections and Conceptual Comparisons

CHAPTER 14: American Federalism: Madison's Middle Ground in the 1980's

PART IV: ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION: STRUCTURE AND PROCESS

CHAPTER 15: Public and Private Management: Are They Fundamentally Alike in All

Unimportant Respects

CHAPTER 16: Adapting Total Quality Management (TQM) to Government

CHAPTER 17: Formal Models of Bureaucracy: A Review

CHAPTER 18: The Politics of Governmental Organization

CHAPTER 19: Toward a Theory of Street-Level Bureaucracy

PART V: PUBLIC PERSONNEL SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 20: The State Merit in the Federal Government

CHAPTER 21: The Motivational Bases of Public Service

CHAPTER 22: State Civil Service and Collective Bargaining: Systems in Conflict

CHAPTER 23: The Federal Career Executive in Search of a System

CHAPTER 24: Environmental Change and the Personnel Function: A Review of the Research

CHAPTER 25: Organizational Involvement and Representative Bureaucracy: Can We Have it

Both Ways?

CHAPTER 26: The Public in Practice and Theory

CHAPTER 27: Exploring the Limits of Privatization

CHAPTER 28: Theories of Government Related to Decentralization and Citizen Participation

PART X: ACCOUNTABILITY AND ETHICS

CHAPTER 29: Public Administration's Moral Component

CHAPTER 30: Reconciling Public Entrepreneurship and Democracy

CHAPTER 31: Accountability in the Public Sector: Lessons from the Challenger Tragedy

CHAPTER 32: Public Administration and Ethics

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