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The Public Administration Theory Primer by  Kevin B  H. George & Smith - First Edition - 2003 - from SCIENTEK BOOKS (SKU: PS-46)

The Public Administration Theory Primer

The Public Administration Theory Primer by  Kevin B  H. George & Smith - First Edition - 2003 - from SCIENTEK BOOKS (SKU: PS-46)
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The Public Administration Theory Primer

by Frederickson, H. George & Smith, Kevin B

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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 2003. In the past thirty years public administration has developed more systematic patterns of inquiry about the substance of public organization behavior, public management, and public policy implementation. This work has contributed to an increasing reliability in understanding public administration. The work of public organizations has been examined with improved conceptual methodological and theoretical forms of analysis. The forms of analysis seek to create knowledge that is retraceable, cumulative, and at least at some level, replicable. These forms of analysis aspire to be scientific, using scientific here to mean a kind of formal rationality by which the insights of the next generation. Knowledge, then, becomes collective and cumulative. This is not to suggest that the social world, of which public administration is a part, is as amenable to formal scientific applications as is the physical world. It is not. But it is to suggest that the art and science of public administration should be just that - both art and science. The science and art of policy administration is definable, describable, replicable, and cumulative. A further purpose of this book is to describe in some detail several theories and analytical approaches that contribute to what we know about policy administration. If we can accept that each approach to the subject of policy administration is guided. 279 pgs. Illustrated. Gilt spine and front cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Title
The Public Administration Theory Primer
Author
Frederickson, H. George & Smith, Kevin B
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0813340713
ISBN 13
9780813340715
Publisher
Westview Press
Place of Publication
Boulder, CO.
Date published
2003
Keywords
Government, Politics, Management, Organization, Sociology, Philosophy, Bureaucracy, Dichotomy, Hierarchy, Institutions, Psychology, Law, History
Bookseller catalogs
Political Science;
Size
8vo

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