American Public Administration: Public Service for the 21st Century

American Public Administration: Public Service for the 21st Century

by Robert A. Cropf, John L. Wagner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138281394
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/06/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert A. Cropf is Director of the MPA program and Professor in the Department of Political Science at Saint Louis University, USA. He is the author of six books on public administration and policy.

John L. Wagner is Director of the Bi-State Development Research Institute, working with Saint Louis, MO area communities and national partner organizations in evaluating regional land use, public policy, economic development, and infrastructure investment. Dr. Wagner holds a PhD in Public Policy Studies from Saint Louis University, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Public Service in the Twenty-First Century

2. The Growth of Government and Administration

3. Ethics and Public Administration

4. The Political Ecology of United States Public Administration

5. Federalism and Public Administration

6. Civil Society and Public Administration

7. Theories of Organization and Public Administration

8. The Organizational Dimensions of Public Administration

9. Motivation, Decision-Making, and Organizational Culture

10. Leadership in Public Administration

11. The Policy Process

12. Privatization and Public Administration

13. Public Budgeting and Finance

14. Human Resource Administration in Public Organizations

15. Public Administration’s Role in Environmental Issues and Climate Change

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