Refounding Public Administration

Refounding Public Administration

by Gary L. Wamsley, Robert N. Bacher, Charles T. Goodsell, Philip S. Kronenberg
     
 

Refounding Public Administration redefines the legitimate role of the public administrator and creates a normative theory of the development of American public administration. It is an extension of the Blacksburg Manifesto which was the result of the Blacksburg Conference and as such will produce considerable academic dialogue and controversy.

Overview

Refounding Public Administration redefines the legitimate role of the public administrator and creates a normative theory of the development of American public administration. It is an extension of the Blacksburg Manifesto which was the result of the Blacksburg Conference and as such will produce considerable academic dialogue and controversy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937239
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1990
Series:
Public Administration Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Charles T. Goodsell is Professor Emeritus of Public Administration at the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. His previous books on public administration are Mission Mystique (2011), The Case for Bureaucracy (1983, 1985, 1994, 2004), Public Administration Illuminated and Inspired by the Arts (co-edited, 1995), The Public Encounter (edited, 1981), and Administration of A Revolution (1965). Other works include The American Statehouse (2001), The Social Meaning of Civic Space (1988), and American Corporations and Peruvian Politics (1974). He has lectured and spoken on bureaucracy throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico, Britain, Australia, and China.

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