The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration

Hardcover | April 21, 2010

EditorChristopher Dunn

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The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration is a comprehensive analysis of public management and government in Canada today. With contributions from thirty-one leading Canadian scholars and specialists in the field, the text exposes students to key issues in public administration frompublic service to workplace equity. The new second edition offers the most relevant and up-to-date coverage available, making it essential reading for both students and practitioners of Canadian public administration.

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The Handbook of Canadian Public Administration is a comprehensive analysis of public management and government in Canada today. With contributions from thirty-one leading Canadian scholars and specialists in the field, the text exposes students to key issues in public administration frompublic service to workplace equity. The new seco...

Christopher Dunn is a professor of political science at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he teaches Canadian politics and public administration.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.93 inPublished:April 21, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195429834

ISBN - 13:9780195429831

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* Indicates new chapterChristopher Dunn: IntroductionPart 1: The Organizational Dimension1. Evert A. Lindquist: Surveying the Public Administration Landscape: Frameworks, Narratives, and Contours *2. Gregory Tardi: Departments and Other Institutions of Government3. Henry L. Molot: The Public Service of Canada *4. Alan Gilmore: The Canadian Accounting Officer: Has it Strengthened Parliament's Ability to Hold the Government to Account? *5. Christopher Dunn: The Central Executive in the Canadian Government: Searching for the Holy Grail6. Paul G. Thomas: Parliament and the Public Service7. Carl Baar and Ian Greene: Judicial AdministrationPart 2: The Human Resources Dimension8. Evert A. Lindquist: Public Administration Research and Organization Theory: Recovering Alternative Perspectives on Public Service Institutions *9. Nan Weiner: Workplace Equity: Human Rights, Employment, and Pay Equity10. Morley Gunderson and Robert Hebdon: Collective Bargaining and Dispute Resolution in the Public Sector11. Morley Gunderson: Compensation in the Public SectorPart 3: Changing Visions of Public Administration12. Alasdair Roberts: A Fragile State: Federal Public Administration in the Twentieth Century13. Kathy L. Brock, Matthew P.J. Burbidge, and John L. Nater: A Resilient State: The Federal Public Service, Challenges, Paradoxes, and a New Vision for the Twenty-First Century *14. David Zussman: Alternative Service Delivery in Canada15. Lorne Sossin: Democratic AdministrationPart 4: Changing Expectations of Government16. Ken Kernaghan: East Block and Westminster: Conventions, Values, and Public Service17. Bryan Evans and John Shields: The Third Sector and the Provision of Public Good: Partnerships, Contracting, and the Neo-liberal State18. Caroline Andrew: Women and the Public Sector19. Robert Shepherd: First Nations and the Public Sector: Understanding Accountability and its Impacts on Governance Relationships *20. Annis May Timpson: Inuit Approaches to Public Governance, Public Administration, and Public Policy in Nunavut *21. Lorne Sossin: Bureaucratic Independence *Part 5: The Policy Dimension22. Michael Howlett: The Policy Process23. Richard Simeon: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations24. Christopher Dunn: The Federal Spending Power25. Andrew Sancton and Scott Sams: Provincial and Local Public AdministrationPart 6: The Management Dimension26. David A. Good: Budgeting in Canada: Beyond Spenders and Guardians *27. Andrew Graham: Budgets, Budgeting, and Control in the Public Sector Context *28. Jacques Bourgault: The Role of Deputy Ministers in Canadian Government29. David C.G. Brown: Information Technology and Canadian Public Administration *Christopher Dunn: ConclusionIndex