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: British Public Administration: Dodo, Phoenix or Chameleon?

Christopher Hood

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses three possible interpretations of the development of British Public Administration over the twentieth century as a way of assessing its contribution to political science. Those ... More


A Fair Deal or a Raw Deal?

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the first New Deal and access to Federal Emergency Relief, as well as the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration, and the Civil Works Administration. ... More


The civil service

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter documents the development of the Kosovo civil service under UN administration. It discusses ideas about the role of civil service bureaucracy in economic development and describes the ... More


Civil Servants and Cold Warriors: Technical Assistance in Public Administration

Jessica Elkind

in Aid Under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165837
eISBN:
9780813167183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165837.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on efforts to shore up the South Vietnamese state by improving public administration in the country.It considers the important role played by scholars from Michigan State ... More


Economic Equality, Racial Erasure: The Spatial and Cultural Interventions of Federal Public Works Agencies

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the Mission District suffered through the Great Depression, a number of New Deal agencies intervened to invest in infrastructure. The Mission hosted major projects from the Works Progress ... More


Contemporary challenges for public administration

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 1 explores a number of the broader, contemporary challenges facing public administration, in Ireland and more generally. The first challenge concerns the role of the administration system, in ... More


The role of public administration in promoting and protecting social justice

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 provides a conceptual rationale for public administration to play a proactive role in the pursuit of social justice objectives. It firstly situates the administrative function within a ... More


The evolution of public administration in Ireland

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 5 discusses some of the main elements of Irish public administration, exploring the origins of contemporary administration and the main pillars around which it is built. This discussion ... More


Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Mary Venner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The reconstruction of Kosovo after 1999 was one of the largest and most ambitious international interventions in a post conflict country. Kosovo was seen by many international actors as a ‘green ... More


A Formula for Urban Redevelopment

Joel Rast

in The Origins of the Dual City: Housing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661445
eISBN:
9780226661612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661612.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes the set of events leading to the passage of the Illinois Blighted Areas Redevelopment Act in 1947. The law created a new formula for attacking the slums based on the concept of ... More


Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Chris McInerney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book explores the relationship between public administration and social justice in Ireland. It argues that public administration, at a variety of levels, is challenged to consider its unique and ... More


Newcomer to Washington: The Securities Act of 1933

William Lasser

in Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the start of Cohen's role in the New Deal. The discussions include the Lowenthal–Cohen critique of the Hastings bill; the Thompson bill on securities reform; Cohen's jobs as ... More


Building a Research University

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses Cornell University's transformation into a research university after World War II. It examines the role played by two Cornell presidents, Edmund Ezra Day and Deane Waldo ... More


Assessing the state of social justice in Irish public administration

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 offers a more detailed examination of the role of the Irish public administration system in promoting social justice. It draws on a range of primary and secondary sources to assess its ... More


Towards a social justice agenda in public administration

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The final chapter of the book takes on a deliberately normative tone. In setting out an agenda for social justice within public administration it presents ten conclusions and associated avenues of ... More


Administrative Procedures

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with administrative procedures. Centralized administrative procedures for the application of Union law have been established only in limited areas, such as competition, state aid, ... More


Conclusion: Grand Challenges

Alasdair Roberts

in Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter looks at the National Academy of Public Administration's project in which they made a public call for comments about the “grand challenges of public administration.” ... More


Efficient, Honest, and Democratic: U.S. Aid, Public Administration, and the Campaign against Corruption

Colleen Woods

in Freedom Incorporated: Anticommunism and Philippine Independence in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749131
eISBN:
9781501749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749131.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates U.S.-sponsored technocratic development and aid programs in the Philippines in the context of the local anticommunist politics that coexisted—and sometimes conflicted—under ... More


Building the Chicago Housing Authority

in Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226360850
eISBN:
9780226360874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360874.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The reformers who wrote the Housing Act of 1937 soon took the helm of the new United States Housing Authority to implement their handiwork. Nathan Straus, a housing reformer who built one of the ... More


Once Inside the Chamber … Participation in the Politics of Local Administration

M. Safa Saraçoglu

in Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria: Politics in Provincial Councils

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430999
eISBN:
9781474449762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430999.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores the members’ involvement with the provincial councils to identify the patterns in member participation. These councils handled majority of the local administrative and judiciary ... More


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