Classic Readings In Canadian Public Administration

Paperback | May 16, 2005

EditorBarbara Carroll, David Siegel, Mark Sproule-Jones

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Classics Readings in Canadian Public Administration is a collection of 28 influential articles in Canadian public administration. It brings together articles from the pre-1985 period to provide a picture of a rich, distinctive era in Canadian public administration. The articles are dividedinto four parts: Structures, Human Resources, Financial Management, and Policy and Administration, each with an introduction that explores the issues that bind the articles together. This collection provides a useful historical approach to the discipline allowing students to see the continuities inthe field as well as the areas in which major changes have occured, and encourages them to refer to the valuable theoretical history of Canadian public administration.

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Classics Readings in Canadian Public Administration is a collection of 28 influential articles in Canadian public administration. It brings together articles from the pre-1985 period to provide a picture of a rich, distinctive era in Canadian public administration. The articles are dividedinto four parts: Structures, Human Resources, F...

Barbara Carroll is at Department of Political Science, McMaster University. David Siegel is at Department of Political Science, Brock University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:May 16, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionPart I: Structures1. J.E. Hodgetts: Challenge and Response: A Retrospective View of the Public Service of Canada2. Royal Commission on Government Organization: The Tasks of Management: A New Approach3. H.L. LaFramboise: Administrative Reform in the Federal Public Service: Signs of a Saturation Psychosis4. Colin Campbell and George J. Szablowski: What Central Agencies May and Ought to Do: Structure of Authority5. Mitchell Sharp: The Role of the Mandarins: The Case for a Non-Partisan Senior Public Service6. Hugh D. Segal: The Accountability of Public Servants: Our Government Would be Better if Senior Mandarins Were Less Secure7. J.E. Hodgetts: Structural Heretics: The Non-Departmental Forms8. G. Bruce Doern: Regulatory Processes and Regulatory Agencies9. C.A. Ashley and R.G.H. Smails: From Canadian Crown Corporations10. Donald C. Rowat: From The Ombudsman Plan: The Case for the Plan in Canada11. Donald V. Smiley: An Outsider's Observations of Federal-Provincial Relations among Consenting AdultsPart II: Human Resources12. Kenneth Kernaghan: Changing Concepts of Power and Responsibility in the Canadian Public Service13. Kenneth Kernaghan: Codes of Ethics and Public Administration: Progress, Problems and Prospects14. Robert A. Vaison: Collective Bargaining in the Federal Public Service: The Achievement of a Milestone in Personnel Relations15. V. Seymour Wilson and Willard A. Mullins: Representative Bureaucracy: Linguistic/Ethnic Aspects in Canadian Public Policy16. Kathleen Archibald: From Sex and the Public Service17. William A.W. Nielson: Service at the Pleasure of the CrownPart III: Financial Management18. A.W. Johnson: Efficiency in Government and Business19. Aaron Wildavsky: A Budget for All Seasons? Why the Traditional Budget Lasts20. Sharon Sutherland: On the Audit Trail of the Auditor General: Parliament's Servant, 1973-198021. Rodney Dobell and David Zussman: An Evaluation System for Government: If Politics is Theatre, Then Evaluation is (Mostly) ArtPart IV: Policy and Administration22. Peter Aucoin and Herman Bakvis: Organizational differentiation and integration: the case of regional economic development policy in Canada23. J. Stefan Dupre: Reflections on the Workability of Executive Federalism24. Albert Breton and Ronald Wintrobe: Bureaucracy and State Intervention: Parkinson's Law?25. F.L. Morton and Leslie A. Pal: The Impact of the Charter of Rights on Public Administration: A Case Study of Sex Discrimination in the Unemployment Insurance Act26. Michael J. Prince and John A. Chenier: The Rise and Fall of Policy Planning and Research Units: An Organizational Perspective27. Mark Sproule-Jones: Coordination and the Management of Estuarine Water Quality28. Kenneth Woodside: The Political Economy of Policy Instruments: Tax Expenditures and Subsidies in Canada