A Public Administration Perspective
By (author) Jos C. N. Raadschelders
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Government by Jos C. N. Raadschelders
Book DescriptionMost public administration texts overly compartmentalize the subject and don't interconnect the various specializations within government, which leaves a serious gap in preparing students for public service. Government: A Public Administration Perspective is designed to fill that void. It provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of government that includes perspectives from political science, political theory, international relations, organizational sociology, economics, and history. The text draws on classic and modern literature from all these areas to analyze government at four different levels - ideational, societal, organizational, and individual layers. It links public administration's various subfields - human resource management, budgeting, policy making, organizational theory, etc. - into a holistic framework for the study of government. It also includes an extensive bibliography drawing from American and European literature in support of the book's global, historical, and comparative approach.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765611260
(246mm x 174mm x 32mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jos C. N. Raadschelders
Comparative Civil Service Systems in the 21st Century, Paperback (February 2015)
This revised and expanded edition of a benchmark collection compares how civil services around the world have adapted to cope with managing public services in the 21st century. The volume provides insights into multi-level governance, juridification and issues of efficiency and responsiveness as well as exploring the impact of fiscal austerity.
Public Administration, Paperback (May 2013)
The book examines the history and development of public administration, the study of the internal structure and functioning of government and its interaction with society and its citizens. It surveys different approaches to the field and the methodological and epistemological issues surrounding an interdisciplinary, applied social science.
Civil Service in the 21st Century, Hardback (October 2007)» View all books by Jos C. N. Raadschelders
The role and position of the civil service as core actors in the public sector has been seriously questioned in recent years. This volume provides a comparative study of civil service systems in Asia, Western Europe and Africa. The cast of international contributors provide new insights.
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