Academic journal article Public Administration Quarterly

Public Administration: The State of the Discipline, Part I: A Symposium

Academic journal article Public Administration Quarterly

Public Administration: The State of the Discipline, Part I: A Symposium

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INTRODUCTION

The articles included in this issue were presented initially during a panel session in October, 1996, at the Region Five Conference of the American Society for Public Administration. The program session was entitled, "Public Administration: The State of the Discipline."

This set of articles is the first in a series with the objective of delineating the body of knowledge in the field of public administration. Each author was (and will be) asked to identify the major theories, concepts, and ideas which comprise his or her assigned field or subfield.

Thus, the articles in this first set are diverse in subject matter, reflecting the great heterogeneity and inter-disciplinary nature of public administration.

A project like this is most appropriate considering our inexorable advance into a new millennium and century. What is the state of our disciplinary health? From where have we come? What, at least in outline form, is the nature of the corpus of our thinking?

This editor hopes that this project will be a contribution and encourages feedback. …

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