Classics of Public Administration (8th Edition)

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Jay M. Shafritz, Albert C. Hyde


Cengage Learning; 8th edition




656 pages









Book Description

With this newly expanded Classics Of Public Administration 8th edition (PDF); authors Jay M. Shafritz and Albert C. Hyde introduce college students to the principles of public administration via the most significant scholarly writings on the topic. Straightforward and informative; this textbook begins its discussion with Confucius in ancient China and continues to today’s political scientists. This latest 8th edition includes seventeen new readings and addresses the key fields of public administration: organization theory; bureaucracy; the budgetary process; intergovernmental relations; human resources management; implementation; evaluation; public policy and public service ethics.

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Table of contents

Table of contents :
Chronological Contents
Topical Contents
Part One: Early Voices and the First Quarter Century: Ancient Times to 1920s
1: The Analects of Confucius
2: On Duties
3: Of the Principle of Utility
4: On War
5: The Study of Administration
6: Politics and Administration
7: Problems of Municipal Administration
8: Scientific Management
9: The Movement for Budgetary Reform in the States
10: Bureaucracy
11: Introduction to the Study of Public Administration
12: The Giving of Orders
Part Two: The New Deal to Mid-Century: 1930s to 1950s
13: Bureaucracy and the Public Interest
14: Notes on the Theory of Organization
15: Report of the President’s Committee on Administrative Management
16: Bureaucratic Structure and Personality
17: A Theory of Human Motivation
18: The Proverbs of Administration
19: The Administrative State Revisited
20: Theory Y: The Integration of Individual and Organizational Goals
21: The Science of “Muddling Through”
Part Three: From JFK to Civil Service Reform: The 1960s and 1970s
22: The Road to PPB: The Stages of Budget Reform
23: Organizations of the Future
24: Policy Analysts: A New Professional Role in Government Service
25: The Life Cycle of Bureaus
26: Rescuing Policy Analysis from PPBS
27: Administrative Decentralization and Political Power
28: The End of Liberalism: The Indictment
29: Toward a New Public Administration
30: Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning
31: Systematic Thinking for Social Action
32: The Implementation Game
33: Watergate: Implications for Responsible Government
34: Representative Bureaucracy
35: Intergovernmental Relations: An Analytical Overview
Part Four: From Reagan to Reinvention: The 1980s and 1990s
36: Public and Private Management: Are They Fundamentally Alike in All Unimportant Respects?
37: Street-Level Bureaucracy: The Critical Role of Street-Level Bureaucrats
38: Public Budgeting Amidst Uncertainty and Instability
39: Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers
40: Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies
41: The Possibility of Administrative Ethics
42: American Federalism: Madison’s Middle Ground in the 1980s
43: The Organizational Culture Perspective
44: From Affirmative Action to Affirming Diversity
45: Toward a Feminist Perspective in Public Administration Theory
46: The Motivational Bases of Public Service
47: Managing State Government Operations: Changing Visions of Staff Agencies
48: From Red Tape to Results: Creating a Government That Works Better and Costs Less
49: Using Performance Measures in the Federal Budgeting Process
Part Five: Public Administration in the Twenty-First Century
50: Information Technology and Democratic Governance
51: Unmasking Administrative Evil
52: The Ethics of Dissent: Managing Guerilla Government
53: Inside Collaborative Networks: Ten Lessons for Public Managers
54: Public Value: Theory and Practice: Conclusions
A Chronology of U.S. Public Administration: 1776 to the Present


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