1: A contemporary overview 2: The journey from Westphalia to Philadelphia 3: Progressive reform across the globe 4: The rise of the modern welfare state 5: The New Public Management goes global 6: The new administrative age 7: Globalization and the rise of network governance 8: The future of public administration References and Further reading Index
Stella Z. Theodoulou is the Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge. She is the former chair of the Political Science Department at CSUN. Dr. Theodoulou is the author of numerous articles and eight books, including Policy and Politics in Six Nations: A Comparative Perspective on Policy Making (Prentice Hall, 2001). Ravi K. Roy is the Director of the Public Administration program at Southern Utah University. Prior to this, he served as both the Director of the Post-Graduate Program in International Development at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia as well as the Director of MPA program at California State University, Northridge. Along with Manfred Steger he is the co-author of Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2010).
A crisp, surprisingly thorough, and highly-readable historical/developmental overview of public administration world-wideaits inclusion of trends and examples from countries around the globe makes this volume a unique contribution to the literature of our field. * Professor Steve Ott, Director at the Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah *