Public Administration : an Interdisciplinary Critical Analysis

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Public Administration : an Interdisciplinary Critical Analysis

By | Jan. 2011
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Public administration:

An interdisciplinary critical analysis

Eran Vigoda (Editor)

Department of Political Science
University of Haifa, Israel

Mount Carmel 31905 Haifa, Israel
Tel:972-4-8240709
Fax:972-4-8257785
eranv@poli.haifa.ac.il

Public administration:

An interdisciplinary critical analysis

-Preface

-Acknowledgements

-The need for interdisciplinary analysis of public administration

-The framework of the book
-Target readers

Part 1: The Legacy of Public Administration: Background and Review

Eran Vigoda, Department of Political Science, University of Haifa

1.1 -The evolution of public administration: Science and profession in motion

1.2 -Transformations of public administration as an academic field

1.3 -Disciplinary origins
1.4 -The three P’s: Politics, Policy, and Public administration 1.5 -The voice of society: Sociological and cultural approaches to public administration

1.6 -The human side of public systems: management, organizational behavior, and public administration

1.7 -Reconstruction of public administration theory: A public management revolution?

Part 2: Politics and Policy Analysis:
Players and Interests in the Governing Process
2.1 - Ira Sharkansky, Department of Political Science, The Hebrew University in Jerusalem: “Economic versus social values and other dilemmas in policymaking”. 2.2 - Gerald E. Caiden, School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, and Naomi J. Caiden, Department of Political Science, California State University: “Toward more democratic governance: Modernizing the administrative state in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom”. 2.3 - Robert Schwartz, Department of Political Science, University of Haifa: “Accountability in new public management: An elusive phenomenon”. 2.4 - Guy B. Peters, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh: “Governing in a market era: Alternative models of governing”.

2.5 -...