3rd Edition

Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy - 5 Volume Set




ISBN 9781466569096
Published November 6, 2015 by Routledge
4196 Pages

USD $2,700.00

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Book 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

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Editor(s)

Biography

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.