Public Administration: Understanding Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector

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This work asserts that management, politics and law are central to public administration and that ignoring one or another leads to failures in both the practice of and in academic treatments of the field. The book divides management into two subsets: traditional and the "new public management".

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David H. Rosenbloom is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, DC. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago. He is the 2001 recipient of the American Political Science Association’s John Gaus Award for exemplary scholarship in the joint tradition of political science and public administration. In 1999, he received the American Society for Public Administration's Dwight Waldo Award for his outstanding contributions to the field. He is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, from which he received the 2001 Louis Brownlow Award for his book on Building a Legislative-Centered Public Administration. Professor Rosenbloom serves on the editorial boards of about a dozen leading public administration journals and is a member of the Marietta College Board of Trustees. He frequently guest lectures at universities and public service organizations in the U.S. and abroad.

Robert S. Kravchuk is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. His teaching and research focus on public budgeting and finance, administrative theory and the political economy of former socialist countries in transition, with a special emphasis on Ukraine and Russia. His current research projects include an exploration of the root concepts of American administrative theory, and a comprehensive history of Russian public administration from Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin. His administrative experience includes service as Under Secretary in the Connecticut State budget office, U.S. Treasury Department Resident Budget Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Ukraine, and appointment by the U.S. Secretaries of State and the Treasury as the Financial Advisor to the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina. A frequent writer and lecturer on public budgeting and administrative reform and capacity building, Professor Kravchuk has taught at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the University of Connecticut, the University of Hartford, and Le Moyne College. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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David H. Rosenbloom is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago in 1969. Professor Rosenbloom writes extensively about public administration and democratic-constitutionalism. His most recent book is Building A Legislative-Centered Public Administration: Congress and the Administrative State, 1946-1999 (University of Alabama Press, 2000). In 1999, he received the American Society for Public Administration's Dwight Waldo Award for his outstanding contributions to the field. He is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration and served on the 1992 Clinton-Gore Presidential Transition Team for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. David Rosenbloom is the 2001 recipient of the APSA's Gaus Award "to honor the recipient's lifetime of exemplary scholarship in the joint tradition of political science and public administration and, more generally, to recognize achievement and encourage scholarship in public administration. Robert S. Kravchuk is Associate Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. His teaching and research focus on budget and administrative reform, budgetary politics, and the political economy of former socialist economies in transition, with a special emphasis on Ukraine. His administrative experience includes service as Under Secretary in the Connecticut State budget office, U.S. Treasury Department Resident Budget Advisor to the Ukrainian Minister of Finance, and appointment by the U.S. Secretaries of State and the Treasury as the Financial Advisor to the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina. A frequent writer and lecturer on public budgeting and administrative reform and capacity building, Professor Kravchuk has taught at the University of Connecticut, the University of Hartford, and Le Moyne College. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana with his wife and two children.

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