Refounding democratic public administration [electronic resource] : modern paradoxes, postmodern challenges / edited by Gary L. Wamsley, James F. Wolf
- Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 
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- 1 online resource (xi, 404 pages)
- Additional Creators:
- Wamsley, Gary L. and Wolf, James F.
- Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Can a High-Modern Project Find Happiness in a Postmodern Era? / James F. Wolf / Gary L. Wamsley -- 1.On Governance and Reinventing Government / Lawrence Hubbell / Richard T. Green -- 2.Fencing in the Inherently Governmental Debate / Larkin Dudley -- 3.Public-Institutional Processes and Democratic Governance / Joy A. Clay -- 4.What a Difference a State Makes: Reflections on Governance in France / John A. Rohr -- 5.Moving Beyond Prescriptions: Making Sense of Public Administration Action Contexts / James F. Wolf -- 6.Administering in the Public Interest: The Facilitative Role for Public Administrators / Thomas J. Barth -- 7.Postmodernism, Public Administration, and the Public Interest / O. C. McSwite -- 8.The Public Administration and the Problem of the Presidency / Larry M. Lane -- 9.Refusing to Get It Right: Citizenship, Difference, and the Refounding Project / Camilla Stivers -- 10.Understanding Social Process: The Key to Democratic Governance / Lisa Weinberg -- 11.The Maturation of Public Administration: The Search for a Democratic Identity / Linda F. Dennard -- 12.Thinking Government: Bringing Democratic Awareness to Public Administration / John H. Little -- 13.A Public Philosophy and Ontological Disclosure as the Basis for Normatively Grounded Theorizing in Public Administration / Gary L. Wamsley.
- 'Refounding Democratic Public Administration' considers what public administration can or should do to compensate for political leaders who are unable to get consensus on goals, or direct a course which is good for the country.
- 9781452233505 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references.
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