The SAGE Handbook of Public Administration

Editors: Peters, B. Guy and Pierre, Jon
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-4462-6891-9
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Assembling an outstanding team of scholars from around the world, the Second Edition explores the current state-of-the-art in academic thinking and the current structures and processes for the administration of public policy.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction: The Role of Public Administration in Governing - B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre
  • Section 1 Public Management: Old and New
  • Introduction Hal G. Rainey
  • 2 Public Management - Laurence E. Lynn, Jr
  • 3 Measuring Public Sector Performance and Effectiveness - Carolyn J. Heinrich
  • 4 Strategic Planning and Management - John M. Bryson
  • Section 2 Human Resource Management
  • Introduction Patricia W. Ingraham
  • 5 Comparative Performance Pay - Michael Katula and James L. Perry
  • 6 Innovations and Global Trends in Human Resource Management Practices - Sally Coleman Selden
  • 7 Pay and Perquisites for Government Executives - Jørgen Grønnegaard Christensen
  • 8 Labor-Management Relations and Partnerships: Were They Reinvented? - James R. Thompson
  • 9 Leadership and the Senior Service from a Comparative Perspective - John Halligan
  • Section 3 Organization Theory and Public Administration
  • Introduction Tom Christensen
  • 10 How Bureaucratic Structure Matters: An Organizational Perspective - Morten Egeberg
  • 11 Institutional Theories and Public Institutions: Traditions and Appropriateness - Jean-Claude Thoenig
  • 12 Formal Theory and Public Administration - Jack H. Knott and and Thomas H. Hammond
  • 13 Environmental Perspectives on Public Institutions - Karen M. Hult
  • Section 4 Administrative History
  • Introduction Jos C.N. Raadschelders
  • 14 Administrative State and Society: A Case Study of the United States of America - Larry S. Luton
  • 15 Administrative Traditions in Western Europe - Fabio Rugge
  • 16 South Asian and Western Administrative Experience: The Past in the Present - James Warner Björkman
  • Section 5 Implementation
  • Introduction Søren C. Winter
  • 17 Implementation Perspectives: Status and Reconsideration - Søren C. Winter
  • 18 Policy Design and Implementation - Peter J. May
  • 19 Interorganizational Relations in Implementation - Laurence J. O'Toole, Jr
  • 20 Street-Level Bureaucrats and the Implementation of Public Policy - Marcia K. Meyers and and Susan Vorsanger
  • Section 6 Law and Administration
  • Introduction Gavin Drewry
  • 21 The Continental System of Administrative Legality - Jacques Ziller
  • 22 Administrative Law in the Anglo-American Tradition - Paul Craig
  • 23 The Limits of Law: Can Laws Regulate Public Administration? - David Feldman
  • Section 7 Politics and Administration
  • Introduction Nicole de Montricher
  • 24 Public Organizations and Public Policies - Gary C. Bryner
  • 25 Politicization of the Civil Service - Luc Rouban
  • 26 Interest Groups and Public Organizations in Europe - Pierre Lascoumes and Patrick Le Galès
  • Section 8 Administration and Society
  • Introduction Bo Rothstein
  • 27 Political Legitimacy for Public Administration - Bo Rothstein
  • 28 Representative Bureaucracy - Lois R. Wise
  • 29 Street-Level Bureaucracy and Public Policy - Steven Rathgeb Smith
  • 30 Electronic Government: A Revolution in Public Administration? - Helen Margetts
  • Section 9 Budgeting and Finance
  • Introduction Frans K.M. van Nispen
  • 31 Critical Choices for Design and Operation of Public Revenue Systems - John L. Mikesell
  • 32 Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Policy - Mark Hallerberg
  • 33 Performance Information and Budgeting in Historical and Comparative Perspective - Rita M. Hilton and Philip G. Joyce
  • 34 Accrual Budgeting in a Comparative Perspective - Leonard Kok
  • Section 10 Comparative and International Public Administration
  • Introduction Edward C. Page
  • 35 Comparative Public Administration: From General Theory to General Frameworks - Marleen Brans
  • 36 International Organizations and Domestic Administrative Reform - Dionyssis G Dimitrakopoulos and Argyris G Passas
  • 37 Administrative Patterns and National Politics - Martin Lodge
  • Section 11 Administrative Reform
  • Introduction Theo A.J. Toonen
  • 38 Administrative Reform: Analytics - Theo A.J. Toonen
  • 39 The Administrative State in Western Democracies - Elke Löffler
  • 40 Public Administration in Post-Communist States - A.J.G Verheijen
  • Section 12 Public Administration in Developing and Transitional Societies
  • Introduction Goran Hyden
  • 41 The Crisis in African Public Administration - Dele Olowu
  • 42 Challenges of Culture and Governance in Asian Public Administration - O.P. Dwivedi
  • 43 Public Administration and Public Sector Reform in Latin America - Jorge Nef
  • 44 Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe - Attila Ágh
  • Section 13 Accountability
  • Introduction Paul G. Thomas
  • 45 Accountability in Modern Government - Robert Gregory
  • 46 On Acting Responsibly in a Disorderly World: Individual Ethics and Administrative Responsibility - Linda deLeon
  • 47 Accountability in a Seamless Economy - Kevin P. Kearns
  • Section 14 Intergovernmental Relations and Public Administration
  • Introduction Martin Painter
  • 48 Coordination in the Intergovernmental Setting - Hellmut Wollmann
  • 49 The Instruments of Intergovernmental Management - Beryl A. Radin
  • 50 Multi-Level Governance: What it is and How it Can Be Studied - Andy Smith