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The social construction of public administration [electronic resource] : interpretive and critical perspectives / Jong S. Jun ; foreword by Frank P. Sherwood.

Author/Creator:
Jun, Jong S.
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006.
Series:
SUNY series in public administration.
SUNY series in public administration
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (329 p.)
Subjects:
Public administration -- Social aspects.
Public administration -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""The Social Construction of Public Administration""; ""Contents ""; ""Foreword ""; ""Preface ""; ""1. Introduction""; ""THE LIMITATIONS OF MODERN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION""; ""SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION IN A DEMOCRATIC CONTEXT""; ""DIALECTICAL POSSIBILITIES""; ""LEARNING FROM A CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE""; ""THE ORIENTATION OF THIS BOOK""; ""2. The Changing Context of Public Administration""; ""UNANTICIPATED CONSEQUENCES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY""; ""LESSONS FOR THE NEW CENTURY""; ""REINTERPRETING THE MEANING OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION""; ""DIALECTIC IN ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION""; ""CONCLUSION""
""3. The Social Constructionist Approach""""THE LIMITATIONS OF THE FUNCTIONALIST PERSPECTIVE""; ""THE INTERPRETIVE, CRITICAL THEORY,AND POSTMODERN PERSPECTIVES""; ""THEORIZING THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONIST APPROACH""; ""GLOBALIZATION AS SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION""; ""REFLECTION""; ""4. Public Administration as Social Design""; ""THE USE AND ABUSE OF METAPHOR""; ""DESIGN: A BASIC CONCEPT""; ""ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE, ART, AND SOCIAL DESIGN""; ""THE MODES OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLICY DESIGN""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""5. Social Design in Practice""; ""CO-PRODUCTION AND COMMUNITY POLICING""
""BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN SILICON VALLEY""""DESIGNING THE PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM""; ""HELPING HOMELESSNESS""; ""THE CLINTON HEALTH CARE REFORM PLAN:FROM SOCIAL DESIGN TO INCREMENTALISM""; ""THE LIMITS OF SOCIAL DESIGN""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""6. Understanding Action, Praxis, and Change""; ""THE DIALECTIC OF ORGANIZATIONAL ACTION""; ""PRAXIS AND CHANGE""; ""THE PRAXIS-ORIENTED ADMINISTRATORS""; ""CHANGING ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTION RESEARCH""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""7. The Self in Social Construction""; ""SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE SELF:EASTERN AND WESTERN VIEWS""
""THE SELF AND SOCIALITY: WESTERN VIEWS""""POSTMODERN VIEWS OF THE SELF""; ""IMPLICATIONS OF EASTERN AND WESTERN VIEWS""; ""THE SELF-REFLEXIVE INDIVIDUAL IN A SOCIAL CONTEXT""; ""THE SELF IN BUREAUCRACY""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""8. The Social Construction of Ethical Responsibility""; ""THE ETHICAL DILEMMA OF THE RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATOR""; ""CONSTRUCTING ETHICS IN ORGANIZATIONS""; ""A PUBLIC CONCEPTION OF AUTONOMY:CONFUCIAN AND WESTERN VIEWS""; ""CIVIC VIRTUE AND THE PUBLIC GOOD""; ""CONNECTING ADMINISTRATORS AND CITIZENS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""9. Civil Society, Governance,and Its Potential""
""THE CIVIL SOCIETY TRIANGLE:A NEW FORM OF GOVERNANCE""""FROM HIERARCHICAL GOVERNING TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE""; ""NGOs AS A FORCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE""; ""A CASE OF LOCAL GOVERNANCE:RESOLVING THE SOUP KITCHEN CONTROVERSY""; ""DESIGNING MODERN DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS""; ""GLOBALIZATION AND DEMOCRATIZATION:A CONTRADICTION""; ""IMPLICATIONS""; ""10. Concluding Thoughts""; ""RECAPITULATION""; ""MAKING SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION EFFECTIVE""; ""THE TAO OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION""; ""Notes ""; ""References ""; ""Index ""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""
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Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-291) and index.
ISBN:
0-7914-8189-1
1-4294-1182-1
OCLC:
74809830
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