Legitimacy in Public Administration: A Discourse Analysis

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SAGE Publications, Jul 2, 1997 - Political Science - 306 pages
This volume faces the challenge of the 21st century in this masterly analysis of the legitimate options open to public administration in a democratic society. Against a background of globalization of markets, increased prejudice, and racial and ethnic violence, the author demonstrates the centrality of administrative legitimacy to a 21st century that is an improvement over the 20th.

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Contents

The Framing of the Issue
27
The Political Background of the Issue
53
The Misfounding of the Field
99
A Selected Intellectual History of the Field
153
From Minnowbrook to the Present
198
Beyond Reason
238
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