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

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This text uses a three-part framework of management, politics, and the law as the basis for one of the most popular books for advanced courses in public administration. The text's analytic framework creates a lasting understanding of the field.

Author Biography

David H. Rosenbloom is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction: Definitions, Concepts, and Setting
The Practice and Discipline of Public Administration: Competing Concerns
The American Administrative State: Development and Political Environment
Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations: The Structure of the American Administrative State
Core Functions
Organization: Structure and Process
Public Personnel Administration and Collective Bargaining
Budgeting and the Public Finances
Decision Making
The Convergence of Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector
Policy Analysis and Implementation Evaluation
Regulatory Administration: An Illustration of Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector
Public Administration and the Public
Public Administration and the Public
Public Administration and Democratic Constitutionalism
Accountability and Ethics
The Future Glossary Credits
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