Politics and Administration in U.S. Local Governments

Dunn, Delmer D.; Legg Jr., Jerome S.
July 2002
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jul2002, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p401
Academic Journal
Assesses the extent to which the relationship between U.S. public adminstrators and elected officials conforms to scholarly theories. Models of orthodox politics-administration dichotomy, the modified dichotomy, and partnership model; Demographic, structural, and experiential variables in relationship to study respondent preferences for each model; Support for the potential strengths of blending politics and administration in policy development and administration.


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