A Coherent Framework for the Study of Public Administration

Raadschelders, Jos C.N.
April 1999
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p281
Academic Journal
Presents a coherent framework for the study of public administration. Identity crisis; Debate about both its academic stature and its relevance to society; Difference between the American approach, which is generally inductive, and the continental-European approach, which is generally deductive, to the identity crisis; Metatheoretical solution that transcends practical, deductive approach as well as inductive approaches.


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