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Title The Oxford handbook of classics in public policy and administration / edited by Steven J. Balla, Martin Lodge, and Edward C. Page
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xix, 645 pages)
Series Oxford handbooks
Oxford handbooks.
Contents What Makes a Classic?: Identifying and Revisiting the Classics of Public Policy and Administration' / Steven J. Balla, Martin Lodge and Edward C. Page -- Herbert A. Simon, 'Administrative Behavior: A Study of Decision-Making Processes in Administrative Organization' / Michael Mintrom -- David B. Truman, 'The Governmental Process: Political Interests and Public Opinion' / Wyn Grant -- Robert K. Merton et al., 'A Reader in Bureaucracy' / Edward C. Page -- Harold D. Lasswell, 'The Decision Process: Seven Categories of Functional Analysis' / Karsten Ronit and Tony Porter -- C. Wright Mills, 'The Power Elite' / William Genieys -- Charles E. Lindblom, 'The Science of Muddling Through' / Andrea Migone and Michael Howlett -- Thomas R. Dye, 'Politics, Economics and the Public: Policy Outcomes in the American States' / Michael Goldsmith -- Herbert Kaufman, 'The Forest Ranger: A Study in Administrative Behavior' / Laurence E. Lynn, Jr. -- E.E. Schattschneider, 'The Semi-Sovereign People: A Realist's View of Democracy in America' / Donley T. Studlar -- V.O. Key, Jr., 'Public Opinion and American Democracy' / Christopher Wlezien -- Michel Crozier, 'The Bureaucratic Phenomenon' / Philippe Bezes -- Theodore J. Lowi, 'American Business, Public Policy, Case Studies and Political Theory' / Michael Moran -- Aaron Wildavsky, 'The Politics of the Budgetary Process' / Joachim Wehner -- Mancur Olson, 'The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups' / David Lowery -- Theodore J. Lowi, 'The End of Liberalism: The Second Republic of the United States' / Thomas T. Holyoke -- Jack L. Walker, 'The Diffusion of Innovations among the American States' / David Levi-Faur -- Albert O. Hirschman, 'Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States' / Keith Dowding -- Graham T. Allison, 'The Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis' / Sophie Vanhoonacker and Patrice Wangen -- George J. Stigler, 'The Theory of Economic Regulation' / Christopher Carrigan and Cary Coglianese -- Michael D. Cohen, James G. March and Johan P. Olsen, 'A Garbage Can Model of Organizational Choice' / Werner Jann -- Anthony Downs, 'Up and Down with Ecology: The 'Issue-Attention' Cycle' / Kuhika Gupta and Hank C. Jenkins-Smith -- Carol H. Weiss, 'Evaluation Research: Methods for Studying Programs and Policies' / Kathryn E. Newcomer -- Jeffrey L. Pressman and Aaron B. Wildavsky, 'Implementation' / Kai Wegrich -- Oliver E. Williamson, 'Markets and Hierarchies: Analysis and Antitrust Implications' / Andrew B. Whitford -- Hugh Heclo, 'Issue Networks and the Executive Establishment' / Volker Schneider -- Michael Lipsky, 'Street-Level Bureaucracy: Dilemmas of the Individual in Public Service' / Lucy Gilson -- Richard Rose, 'Do Parties Make a Difference?' / Manfred G. Schmidt -- John W. Kingdon, 'Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies' / Scott L. Greer -- Mathew D. McCubbins and Thomas Schwartz, 'Congressional Oversight Overlooked: Police Patrols versus Fire Alarms' / William F. West -- Terry M. Moe, 'The New Economics of Organization' / Jason A. MacDonald -- Mathew D. McCubbins, Roger G. Noll, and Barry R. Weingast, 'Administrative Procedures as Instruments of Political Control' / Sean Gailmard -- Paul A. Sabatier, 'An Advocacy Coalition Framework of Policy Change and the Role of Policy-Oriented Learning Therein' / Paul Cairney -- Fritz W. Scharpf, 'The Joint-Decision Trap: Lessons from German Federalism and European Integration' / Adrienne Heritier -- James Q. Wilson, 'Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It' / William T. Gormley, Jr. -- Elinor Ostrom, 'Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action ' / Amy R. Poteete -- Christopher Hood, 'A Public Management for All Seasons?' / Per Laegreid -- Ian Ayres and John Braithwaite, 'Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate' / Martin Lodge -- Frank R. Baumgartner and Byan D. Jones, 'Agendas and Instability in American Politics' / Peter John -- Robert D. Putnam, 'Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community' / Melissa J. Marschall -- Peter A. Hall and David Soskice, 'Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage' / Bernhard Ebbinghaus
Summary This Handbook brings together a collection of leading international authors to reflect on the influence of central contributions, or classics, that have shaped the development of the field of public policy and administration. The Handbook reflects on a wide range of key contributions to the field, selected on the basis of their international and wider disciplinary impact. Focusing on classics that contributed significantly to the field over the second half of the 20th century, it offers insights into works that have explored aspects of the policy process, of particular features of bureaucracy, and of administrative and policy reforms. Each classic is discussed by a leading international scholars. They offer unique insights into the ways in which individual classics have been received in scholarly debates and disciplines, how classics have shaped evolving research agendas, and how the individual classics continue to shape contemporary scholarly debates. In doing so, this volume offers a novel approach towards considering the various central contributions to the field. The Handbook offers students of public policy and administration state-of-the-art insights into the enduring impact of key contributions to the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Political planning.
Public administration.
Political planning.
Public administration.
Statsvetenskap -- mottagande -- historia.
Form Electronic book
Author Balla, Steven J., editor.
Lodge, Martin, 1972- editor.
Page, Edward, editor.
ISBN 9780191643330
Other Titles Classics in public policy and administration