Scope and theory of public administration : the shaping influences of interdisciplinary discourse / Daniel Baracskay
- Baracskay, Daniel
- Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (x, 273 pages)
- Preface -- Introducing the concept and process of interdisciplinary discourse in public administration -- The influence of philosophy and normative thought on the development of American public administration -- The influence of scientific principles on the development of American public administration -- The influence of political science on the development of American public administration -- The influence of early business administration and principles of scientific management on the development of American public administration -- Interdisciplinary discourse and contemporary public administration (1940 to 1980): the first recasting -- Recent trends in public administration: post-modernism, new pathways of thought, and the role of interdisciplinary discourse (the 1980s forward): the second recasting -- Future directions and conclusion.
- This book approaches the study of public administration by developing a process of interdisciplinary discourse that is used to understand how lower order core constructs (concepts, values, and principles) and higher order associational constructs (methodologies, theories, and foundations) have evolved in the field over time.
- 9781498506700 (electronic bk.)
1498506704 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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