Retracing Public Administration / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762309566
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/12/2002
  • Series: Research in Public Administration Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • 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 Perspective 89
Wine Turned Sour? Private Gain, Public Verdict: Seijs, Scheepmaker, and the Public/Private Dichotomy 107
Great Expectations and Confusing Relations 145
Wine, Taxes and Prison: A Premodernist View of Thick Description 153
Three Roads to Politics and Administration: Ideational Foundations of the Politics/Administration Dichotomy 161
Finding and Refining Complementarity in Recent Conceptual Models of Politics and Administration 185
Public Administration and Practical Reasoning 209
Constitutionalism and Comparative Administration: An Addendum to the New Public Management 241
Reassessing Purpose and Value: Towards an End/Action Model of Values in Public Administration 257
The Rule of Rationality: Weber's Concept of Rationality in his Writing on the Bureaucracy 291
Weberian Rationality as the Impersonality of Rule Application: An Appreciative Response to Petra Schreurs 309
Modern Reason and Postmodern Rationality 317
Understanding Government Through Differentiated Integration in the Study of Public Administration 329
Rediscovering Government 357
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