Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy - 5 Volume Set: 3rd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy - 5 Volume Set

3rd Edition

Edited by Domonic A. Bearfield, Evan M Berman, Melvin J. Dubnick

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3,786 pages

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Description

Now in its third edition, Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy remains the definitive source for article-length presentations spanning the fields of public administration and public policy. It includes entries for:

  • Budgeting
  • Bureaucracy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Countries and regions
  • Court administration
  • Gender issues
  • Health care
  • Human resource management
  • Law
  • Local government
  • Methods
  • Organization
  • Performance
  • Policy areas
  • Policy-making process
  • Procurement
  • State government
  • Theories

This revamped five-volume edition is a reconceptualization of the first edition by Jack Rabin. It incorporates over 225 new entries and over 100 revisions, including a range of contributions and updates from the renowned academic and practitioner leaders of today as well as the next generation of top scholars. The entries address topics in clear and coherent language and include references to additional sources for further study.

Table of Contents

Abridged Contents:

AMERICAN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Budgeting

Bureaucracy

Civil Service

Courts and Legal Issues

Federal Agencies

U.S. Presidency

COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL ADMINISTRATION

Asia

Central and South America

Europe

Middle East and Africa

CONCEPTS, MOVEMENTS, AND INNOVATIONS

DEFENSE POLICIES AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Defense and Military Management

Defense Strategies and Military Policies

ETHICS AND PUBLIC INTEGRITY

Ethical Concepts and Principles

Ethics and Management

Ethics and Public Policy

Ethics: Legal Aspects

Human Rights

HOMELAND SECURITY, NATIONAL SECURITY AND TERRORISM

Foreign Policy and International Relations

Homeland Security

National Security and Intelligence

ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES

MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS

Accountability

Budget and Finance

Conflict Management

Decision Making

Management Theory and Concepts

Performance Management and Productivity

Strategic Management

METHODS AND THEORIES

Methods

Theories

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

NOTABLES

PUBLIC POLICIES

Criminal Justice Policy and Administration

Defense and Military Policy

Economic Policy

Education Policy

Emergency Management

Environmental Policy and Management

Foreign Policy and International Relations

Health Care Policy

Policy Making and Analysis

Regulatory Policy

Social Policy

Transportation Policy

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Forms of Government

Municipal Government

State Governance

About the Editors

Domonic A. Bearfield, PhD, is an associate professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, where he also serves as the public management track coordinator. He earned his PhD in public administration from Rutgers University–Newark. He previously taught at the University of New Hampshire. His research focuses on issues related to governance in public administration and on improving the understanding of public sector patronage. Dr. Bearfield's work has appeared in Public Administration Review, Review of Public Personnel Administration, and other leading journals.

Melvin J. Dubnick, PhD, is a professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Colorado–Boulder and has taught at Emporia State University, Loyola University of Chicago, the University of Kansas, and Rutgers University–Newark, where he is emeritus professor of political science and public administration. He has served as co-editor-in-chief of the Policy Studies Journal and managing editor of Public Administration Review. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles, mostly focused on accountable governance and public sector ethics, as well as textbooks on public policy, public administration, and American government.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General