We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context by David John Farmer

How can public administration (P.A.) nudge government to govern fundamentally better in terms of policy? How critical is P.A. contemplation and nudges - prods, shoves or hammer blows - to government-in-context?

In this book, David John Farmer argues that government-in-context refers to government-in-totality, to what governs even if not called government and to what constrains government action. Constricting contextual features are infiltration, exfiltration and post-truth, raising questions relating to democracy. Infiltration into government is the action of gaining access that benefits big corporations, their owners and billionaires; findings are that it also mal-nudges government action through such elements as big money, lobbying, tax breaks and embrace of the free market. Reacting to factors like growing income inequality, what is explained as exfiltration occurs for middle- and lower-income people. Post-truth is noted as the Oxford Dictionary's word of the year for 2016, describing people concerned less with truths than with opinions. The book analyzes three practical "hammer blow" and 18 "shove" nudges to contradict the mal-nudges.

Beyond Public Administration will be of interest to P.A. scholars and graduate students, more specifically those interested in critical, normative, or interpretive scholarship focused on various aspects of P.A. theory, governance, and practical management.

Buy Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context by David John Farmer from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780367191481
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 116
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context by David John Farmer

Book Reviews - Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context by David John Farmer

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context book by David John Farmer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.