The Dictionary Of Public Policy And Administration

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Avalon Publishing, Aug 27, 2004 - Political Science - 240 pages
The Dictionary of Public Policy and Administration offers definitions of all the key terms, concepts, processes and practices of contemporary public policy and administration. Included are brief biographies of major scholars and influential practitioners, summaries of major rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court, overviews of significant laws, descriptions of important government agencies, and explanations of historical trends and governing doctrines. The Dictionary is designed to be the single most useful tool that a student or practitioner of public administration could have-the book to keep at their side while they are reading other textbooks in the field.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
39
Section 3
83
Section 4
99
Section 5
113
Section 6
129
Section 7
149
Section 8
165
Section 11
209
Section 12
215
Section 13
247
Section 14
249
Section 15
261
Section 16
281
Section 17
299
Section 18
309

Section 9
171
Section 10
185

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About the author (2004)

Jay M. Shafritz, Jr., professor of public and international affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, is the author of over three dozen text and reference books on various aspects of government, management, and public administration, including Classics of Public Administration, Classics of Organization Theory, Introducing Public Administration, The HarperCollins Dictionary of American Government and Politics, The Dictionary of Twentieth Century World Politics, Words on War, and Shakespeare on Management.

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