Justice and Public Administration / Edition 1

Justice and Public Administration / Edition 1

by Charles F. Abel, Arthur J. Sementelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817315845

ISBN-13: 9780817315849

Pub. Date: 10/21/2007

Publisher: University of Alabama Press


Justice and Administration is an ambitious effort to grapple with justice as a theoretical component of the practice of public administration, yet with sufficient theoretical power to be meaningful in philosophy, political studies, and sociology.
 
The time is ripe for such an effort, as the questions that gather under the labels of modernity,…  See more details below

Overview


Justice and Administration is an ambitious effort to grapple with justice as a theoretical component of the practice of public administration, yet with sufficient theoretical power to be meaningful in philosophy, political studies, and sociology.
 
The time is ripe for such an effort, as the questions that gather under the labels of modernity, the postmodern and critical theory now transcend a single discipline. The work of John Rawls on justice in public life has had a generation of influence on scholarship, and this work seems to have a high degree of likelihood of making meaningful statements on these questions in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817315849
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
10/21/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Precis     1
Epistemology     15
The Meaning of Justice within America's Broad Social Context     32
Justice and Organizations     53
The Postmodern Condition and Semiotic Justice     64
Critiquing and Contextualizing Justice     91
Semiotic Justice and Public Administration     102
References     113
Index     125

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