Government Budgeting: Theory, Process, and Politics

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2002 - Political Science - 608 pages
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GOVERNMENT BUDGETEING: THEORY, PROCESS, AND POLITICS is a blend of classic and current readings that introduces students to both the historical and contemporary theoretical foundations of public budgeting. Fourteen of the forty-three readings included in this edition are new, representing recent trends in budget reform, new public management developments, and recent fiscal assessments of the states and federal government. Each major section of the book begins with an introduction that provides historical context and background for the readings that follow.

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Albert C. Hyde is a senior consultant and adjunct faculty member with the Brookings Institution's Center for Public Policy Education in Washington D.C. His previous academic experience includes visiting professor at American University's school of public affairs, director of the public policy and management program at the graduate school of public and international affairs, University of Pittsburgh, and director of the public administration program at San Francisco State University. He also has taught at the University of Colorado at Denver, University of Houston-Clear Lake, and Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. As a practitioner, he served as foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State and was a senior associate with the New York State Legislative Commission on Expenditure Review. He is co-author of PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT, FIFTH EDITION and co-editor of CLASSICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (fifth edition forthcoming). He has written more than fifty articles and book chapters on public management trends and issues. Dr. Hyde received his M.P.A in public budgeting and finance and his Ph.D. degree in political science from State University of New York at Albany.

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