Retracing Public Administration / Edition 1

Retracing Public Administration / Edition 1

by Mark R. Rutgers

ISBN-10: 0762309563

ISBN-13: 9780762309566

Pub. Date: 12/12/2002

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Product Details

Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
Research in Public Administration Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
From the Series Editor
Tracing the Idea of Public Administration: Towards a Renaissance of Public Administration?1
Exploring the Public/Private Dichotomy: An Evaluation of "The Intellectual Crisis of American Public Administration" and "The Government is Us"37
Reforming American Public Administration: Public or Private Solutions?77
Disentangling Blurring Boundaries: The Public/Private Dichotomy from an Organizational Perspective89
Wine Turned Sour? Private Gain, Public Verdict: Seijs, Scheepmaker, and the Public/Private Dichotomy107
Great Expectations and Confusing Relations145
Wine, Taxes and Prison: A Premodernist View of Thick Description153
Three Roads to Politics and Administration: Ideational Foundations of the Politics/Administration Dichotomy161
Finding and Refining Complementarity in Recent Conceptual Models of Politics and Administration185
Public Administration and Practical Reasoning209
Constitutionalism and Comparative Administration: An Addendum to the New Public Management241
Reassessing Purpose and Value: Towards an End/Action Model of Values in Public Administration257
The Rule of Rationality: Weber's Concept of Rationality in his Writing on the Bureaucracy291
Weberian Rationality as the Impersonality of Rule Application: An Appreciative Response to Petra Schreurs309
Modern Reason and Postmodern Rationality317
Understanding Government Through Differentiated Integration in the Study of Public Administration329
Rediscovering Government357

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