Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Third Edition - 5 Volume Set

Domonic A. Bearfield, Melvin J. Dubnick

November 6, 2015 by Routledge
Reference - 3786 Pages
ISBN 9781466569096 - CAT# K16418

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  • Contains 625 entries on topics in public administration and public policy
  • Includes key regions in Asia and the Middle East
  • Provides factual, foundational information, as well as penetrating insights into the surrounding practicalities and debates
  • Introduces references to additional sources for further study


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.


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