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|All Authors / Contributors:||
H George Frederickson; Kevin B Smith
|ISBN:||0813340713 9780813340715 0813398045 9780813398044|
|Description:||viii, 279 : ill. p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The possibilities of theory --
Theories of political control of bureaucracy --
Theories of bureaucratic politics --
Public institutional theory --
Theories of public management --
Postmodern theory --
Decision theory --
Rational choice theory --
Theories of governance --
A bright future for theory?
|Series Title:||Essentials of public policy and administration series.|
|Responsibility:||George Frederickson, Kevin B. Smith.|
Can theory be so important in a field as applied, practical, and interdisciplinary as public administration? This book answers this question with a firm yes.
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