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Classics of Public Administration by Jay Shafritz
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With this newly expanded sixth edition of CLASSICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde aim to introduce you to the principles of public administration via the most significant scholarly writings on the topic. Straightforward and informative, this text starts you with Woodrow Wilson and takes you all the way to today's political scientists. This edition includes five new readings and helps you learn the key fields of public administration: bureaucracy, organization theory, human resources management, the budgetary process, public policy, implementation, evaluation, intergovernmental relations, and public service ethics.

Table of Contents

Part I: EARLY VOICES AND THE FIRST QUARTER CENTURY (1880s to 1920s). 1. Woodrow Wilson, The Study of Administration (1887). 2. Frank J. Goodnow, Politics and Administration (1900). 3. Jane Addams, The Problem with Municipal Administration (1904). 4. Frederick W. Taylor, Scientific Management (1912). 5. William F. Willoughby, The Movement for Budgetary Reform in the States (1918). 6. Max Weber, Bureaucracy (1922). 7. Leonard D. White, Introduction to the Study of Public Administration (1926). 8. Mary Parker Follett, The Giving of Orders (1926). Part II: THE NEW DEAL TO MID-CENTURY (1930s to 1950s). 9. Luther Gulick, Notes on the Theory of Organization (1937). 10. Louis Brownlow, Charles E. Merriam, & Luther Gulick, Report of the President's Committee on Administrative Management (1937). 11. Chester I. Barnard, Informal Organizations and Their Relation to Formal Organizations (1938). 12. Robert K. Merton, Bureaucratic Structure and Personality (1940). 13. V. O. Key, Jr., The Lack of a Budgetary Theory (1940). 14. A. H. Maslow, A Theory of Human Motivation (1943). 15. Paul Appleby, Government Is Different (1945). 16. Herbert A. Simon, The Proverbs of Administration (1946). 17. Dwight Waldo, The Administrative State: Conclusion (1948). 18. Philip Selznick, The Cooptative Mechanism (1949). 19. Excerpt from The Hoover Commission Report, Report of The Commission on Organization of The Executive Branch of Government (1949). 20. Douglas Murray McGregor, The Human Side of Enterprise (1957). 21. Charles E. Lindblom, The Science of Muddling Through (1959). Part III: FROM JFK TO CIVIL SERVICE REFORM; THE 1960s AND 1970s. 22. Daniel Katz & Robert L. Kahn, Organizations and the System Concept (1966). 23. Allen Schick, The Road to PPB: The Stages of Budget Reform (1966). 24. Morton Grodzins, The American System (1966). 25. Warren Bennis, Organizations of the Future (1967). 26. Yehezkel Dror, Policy Analysts: A New Professional Role in Government Service (1967). 27. Anthony Downs, The Life Cycle of Bureaus (1967). 28. Aaron Wildavsky, Rescuing Policy Analysis from PPBS (1969). 29. Herbert Kaufman, Administrative Decentralization and Political Power (1969). 30. Theodore J. Lowi, The End of Liberalism: The Indictment (1969). 31. Martin Landau, Redundancy, Rationality, and the Problem of Duplication and Overlap (1969). 32. H. George Frederickson, Toward a New Public Administration (1971). 33. Alice M. Rivlin, Systematic Thinking for Social Action (1971). 34. Jeffrey L. Pressman & Aaron Wildavsky, Implementation (1973). 35. Frederick C. Mosher & Others, Watergate: Implications for Responsible Government (1974). 36. Samuel Krislov, Representative Bureaucracy (1974). 37. Charles H. Levine, Organizational Decline and Cutback Management (1978). 38. John Rohr, Ethics for Bureaucrats (1978). Part IV: FROM REAGAN TO "21C"; 1980s AND 1990s. 39. Graham T. Allison, Public and Private Management: Are They Fundamentally Alike in All Unimportant Respects? (1980). 40. Michael Lipsky, Street-Level Bureaucracy: The Critical Role of Street-Level Bureaucrats (1980). 41. Naomi Caiden, Public Budgeting Amidst Uncertainty and Instability (1981). 42. Frederick C. Mosher, Democracy and the Public Service: The Collective Services (1982). 43. David H. Rosenbloom, Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers (1983). 44. John W. Kingdon, Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Paradoxes (1984). 45. Dennis F. Thompson, The Possibility of Administrative Ethics (1985). 46. Ronald C. Moe, Exploring the Limits of Privatization (1987). 47. Camilla Stivers, Toward a Feminist Perspective in Public Administration Theory (1990). 48. J. Stephen Ott, "Understanding Organizational Culture" (1989). 49. Roosevelt Thomas, From Affirmative Action to Affirming Diversity (1990). 50. Christopher Hood, A Public Management for all Seasons (1990). 51. Deil Wright, Federalism, Intergovernmetal Relations and Intergovernmental Management (1990). 52. Carol W. Lewis, The Ethics Challenge in Public Service (1991). 53. Michael Barzelay with Babak J. Armajani, Breaking Through Bureaucracy (1992). 54. The National Performance Review, From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government That Works Better and Costs Less (1993). 55. Deborah Stone, Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision-Making Decision-Making (1997). 56. Guy B Addams & Danny L Balfour, In the Face of Administrative Evil (1998). 57. Donald Kettl, The Transformation of Governnance: Who Governs and How (2002).
Release date NZ
February 2nd, 2008
6th international ed
Country of Publication
United States
Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
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