Public administration : power and politics in the fourth branch of government /Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub. Co., c2006Description: xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 193322004X (alk. paper); 9781933220048.Subject(s): Public administration -- United States | United States -- Politics and governmentOnline resources: Table of contents
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Epoka University Library
|JK 421 .S65 2006 (Browse shelf)||Available|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-305) and indexes.
The government you didn't know you had, or why you should be interested in studying public administration -- The administrative state, or where did all this bureaucracy come from? -- A difficult mission : trying to please all the people all the time -- Bureaucratic power in a democratic state, or why government is more than it's cracked up to be -- Ethics and accountability -- Deciding and doing : the central challenges of public administration -- Public-sector performance -- Public budgeting -- Managing people -- Implementation -- The future of public administration.