This bestselling reference examines all major areas in public administration from the enlightening perspectives of history and the five qgreatq concepts or theories framing each topic, including public budgeting, financial management, decision making, public law and regulation, and political economy. The American Reference Books Annual calls this q. . .stimulating and thought-provoking....thorough and inclusive....a valuable contribution., q and Canadian Public Administration said it is q....impressive...an extremely useful reference tool... the writing and analysis and the scope of the coverage make the volume a good investment for both government and university libraries.qHe links good administration to citizen confidence in and legitimacy according to government. ... Woodrow Wilson closely scrutinized both admnistration and federalism in his well-known 1887 essay aquot;The Study of Administrationaquot; (Wilson 1887).
|Title||:||Handbook of Public Administration, Second Edition|
|Author||:||W. Bartley Hildreth, Gerald J. Miller, Jack Rabin|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1997-09-19|