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Title Refounding democratic public administration : modern paradoxes, postmodern challenges / edited by Gary L. Wamsley, James F. Wolf
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 404 pages)
Contents Introduction : can a high-modern project find happiness in a postmodern era? / Gary L. Wamsley and James F. Wolf -- On governance and reinventing government / Richard T. Green and Lawrence Hubbell -- Fencing in the inherently governmental debate / Larkin Dudley -- Public-institutional proceses and democratic governance / Joy A. Clay -- What a difference a state makes : reflections on governance in France / John A. Rohr -- Moving beyond prescriptions : making sense of public administration action contexts / James F. Wolf -- Administering in the public interest : the facilitative role for public administrators / Thomas J. Barth -- Postmodernism, public administration, and the public interest / O.C. McSwite -- The public administration and the problem of the presidency / Larry M. Lane -- Refusing to get it right : citizenship, difference, and the refounding project / Camilla Stivers -- Understanding social process : the key to democratic governance / Lisa Weinberg -- The maturation of public administration : the search for a democratic identity / Linda F. Dennard -- Thinking government : bringing democratic awareness to public administration / John H. Little -- A public philosophy and ontological disclosure as the basis for normatively grounded theorizing in public administration / Gary L. Wamsley
Summary '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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Democracy.
Public administration.
Form Electronic book
Author Wamsley, Gary L.
Wolf, James F.
ISBN 1452233500 (ebook)
1452265046 (electronic bk.)
9781452233505 (ebook)
9781452265049 (electronic bk.)