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The Resource Public administration and society : critical issues in American governance, Richard C. Box

Public administration and society : critical issues in American governance, Richard C. Box

Label
Public administration and society : critical issues in American governance
Title
Public administration and society
Title remainder
critical issues in American governance
Statement of responsibility
Richard C. Box
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For instructors who want to expose their students to the social, political, and historical context of the practice of public administration, this book provides a unique approach to the introductory PA course. The author's own text is skilfully interwoven with a collection of seminal readings and documents that illuminate the key issues of past and present for public service professionals in a democratic society. More than an overview of public administration, Public Administration and Society offers students a broad perspective on the American Founding Era, the relationship of citizens to gover
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Box, Richard C.,
Dewey number
351.73
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Administrative agencies
  • Bureaucracy
  • Public administration
Label
Public administration and society : critical issues in American governance, Richard C. Box
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Part I. Introduction to the Central Issues: Context, Change, and Democracy; Chapter 1. Scope and Content of Public Administration; Instrumental and Contextual Public Administration; The Unique Public Sector; Coercion and Government; Scope and Content of American Governments; Chapter 2. Time and Change: The Environment of Public Administration; Predispositions and Freedom of Thought; Recurring Themes; A Picture of Change; Historical Peculiarity; Historical Similarity; Change and Economics
  • Chapter 3. Democracy, Citizenship, and Governmental StructureDemocratic Citizenship; Precursors of American Democracy; Toward a New American Government; Contemporary Public Service Institutions; Republican Form of Government; The "Vertical" Structure of Government; The "Horizontal" Structure of Government; Politics and Administration; Transition; Part II. Creating a New Democracy; Founding Figures; The Federalist Papers; Federalist Papers 10, 17, and 51; The Anti-Federalist Response; Tocqueville's Concerns About Democracy; Reading 2.1 The Federalist Papers, Nos. 10, 17, & 51
  • Reading 2.2 Introduction to The Federalist Papers ReaderReading 2.3 Interpretative Essay; Reading 2.4 What Sort of Despotism Democratic Nations Have to Fear; Part III. Community and the Individual; Reading 3.1 The Public Realm; Reading 3.2 Barn Raising; Reading 3.3 The Nature of Community Governance; Part IV. Public Organizations and Policy; Reading 4.1 Democracy, Public Administrators, and Public Policy; Reading 4.2 A Brief Tour of Public Organization Theory in the United States; Reading 4.3 The Future of the American Bureaucratic System; Part V. Values and Public Administration
  • Reading 5.1 Unequal America: Causes and Consequences of the Wide-and Growing-Gap Between Rich and PoorReading 5.2 Introduction to New Public Administration; Reading 5.3 Practitioners; Reading 5.4 Running Government Like a Business: Implications for PublicAdministration Theory and Practice; Part VI. The Public Service Practitioner in a Democratic Society; Reading 6.1 Democracy and Public Service; Reading 6.2 The Citizenship Role of the Public Professional: Imagining Private Lives and Alternative Futures; Reading 6.3 Transforming Citizenship and Governance; Reading 6.4 Obituary: Team Metro
Control code
ocn898475230
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780765635358
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898475230
Label
Public administration and society : critical issues in American governance, Richard C. Box
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Part I. Introduction to the Central Issues: Context, Change, and Democracy; Chapter 1. Scope and Content of Public Administration; Instrumental and Contextual Public Administration; The Unique Public Sector; Coercion and Government; Scope and Content of American Governments; Chapter 2. Time and Change: The Environment of Public Administration; Predispositions and Freedom of Thought; Recurring Themes; A Picture of Change; Historical Peculiarity; Historical Similarity; Change and Economics
  • Chapter 3. Democracy, Citizenship, and Governmental StructureDemocratic Citizenship; Precursors of American Democracy; Toward a New American Government; Contemporary Public Service Institutions; Republican Form of Government; The "Vertical" Structure of Government; The "Horizontal" Structure of Government; Politics and Administration; Transition; Part II. Creating a New Democracy; Founding Figures; The Federalist Papers; Federalist Papers 10, 17, and 51; The Anti-Federalist Response; Tocqueville's Concerns About Democracy; Reading 2.1 The Federalist Papers, Nos. 10, 17, & 51
  • Reading 2.2 Introduction to The Federalist Papers ReaderReading 2.3 Interpretative Essay; Reading 2.4 What Sort of Despotism Democratic Nations Have to Fear; Part III. Community and the Individual; Reading 3.1 The Public Realm; Reading 3.2 Barn Raising; Reading 3.3 The Nature of Community Governance; Part IV. Public Organizations and Policy; Reading 4.1 Democracy, Public Administrators, and Public Policy; Reading 4.2 A Brief Tour of Public Organization Theory in the United States; Reading 4.3 The Future of the American Bureaucratic System; Part V. Values and Public Administration
  • Reading 5.1 Unequal America: Causes and Consequences of the Wide-and Growing-Gap Between Rich and PoorReading 5.2 Introduction to New Public Administration; Reading 5.3 Practitioners; Reading 5.4 Running Government Like a Business: Implications for PublicAdministration Theory and Practice; Part VI. The Public Service Practitioner in a Democratic Society; Reading 6.1 Democracy and Public Service; Reading 6.2 The Citizenship Role of the Public Professional: Imagining Private Lives and Alternative Futures; Reading 6.3 Transforming Citizenship and Governance; Reading 6.4 Obituary: Team Metro
Control code
ocn898475230
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780765635358
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898475230

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