This undergraduate textbook introduces students to the subjects of public administration, government and governance. It provides an accessible and informative overview of the various substantive areas that comprise the study of public administration, drawing on examples and case studies from around the world. The opening chapters outline some of the basics of the political-administrative institutional arrangements for governing. The following chapters introduce students to the fundamentals of public administration. Study questions, supplemental guidance for instructors, and a glossary of terms will be useful for both students and teachers.
About the authors:
Aimee L. Franklin is a Presidential Professor in the Department of Political Science, The University of Oklahoma, USA
Jos C.N. Raadschelders is a Professor at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University, USA