Diversity and Public Administration: Theory, Issues, and Perspectives

Editor/Author Rice, Mitchell F.
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $262.50
ISBN: 978-0-7656-2263-1
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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Featuring all original chapters, this book presents a balanced, comprehensive overview of the policies and practices for achieving racial and ethnic diversity in public organizations, with a strong orientation toward improving diversity management in the public sector. The book can be used both as a main text and a supplementary text in classes that focus on diversity, diversity management, public administration and multiculturalism, diversity and public productivity, public service delivery and diverse populations, and public policy and changing demographics.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Multiple Dimensions of Diversity and Culture - Harvey L. White; Mitchell F. Rice
  • 2. Diversity Ideology in the United States: Historical, Contemporary, and Sociological Perspectives - David G. Embrick; Mitchell F. Rice
  • 3. Managing Diversity in Communities, Workplaces, and Society - Brenda L.H. Marina
  • 4. Managing Diversity Moving Beyond Organizational Conflict - RaJade M. Berry-James
  • 5. Institutional Racism, Diversity and Public Administration - Mario A. Rivera; James D. Ward
  • 6. Workforce Diversity in Business and Governmental Organizations - Mitchell F. Rice
  • 7. Teaching Public Administration Education in the Postmodern Era: Connecting Organizational Culture to Diversity to Social Equity - Mitchell F. Rice
  • 8. The Challenge of Balancing Organizational Expectations Revisited: A Perspective on the Challenges of Assuming Professional Responsibility for Diversity - Mylon Winn; Leslie Taylor-Grover
  • 9. Networking, Career Management, and Diversity in the Public Sector - Wilbur C. Rich
  • 10. Cultural Competency and the Practice of Public Administration - Margo L. Bailey
  • 11. Cultural Competency, Public Administration, and Public Service Delivery in an Era of Diversity - Mitchell F. Rice
  • 12. Diversity Management and Cultural Competency - Audrey L. Mathews
  • 13. Cultural Diversity and Productivity - Audrey L. Mathews
  • 14. Embracing Workplace Diversity in Public Organizations Some Further Considerations - Mitchell F. Rice; Harvey L. White
  • About the Editor and Contributors