Public Administration: Traditions of Inquiry and Philosophies of Knowledge

Public Administration: Traditions of Inquiry and Philosophies of Knowledge

by Norma M. Riccucci
     
 

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Is public administration an art or a science? This question of whether the field is driven by values or facts will never be definitively answered due to a lack of consensus among scholars. The resulting divide has produced many heated debates; however, in this pioneering volume, Norma Riccucci embraces the diversity of research methods rather than suggesting that

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Is public administration an art or a science? This question of whether the field is driven by values or facts will never be definitively answered due to a lack of consensus among scholars. The resulting divide has produced many heated debates; however, in this pioneering volume, Norma Riccucci embraces the diversity of research methods rather than suggesting that there is one best way to conduct research in public administration.

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ISBN-13:
9781589016170
Publisher:
Georgetown University Press
Publication date:
06/18/2010
Series:
Public Management and Change series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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