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Aaron Wildavsky, <i>The Politics of the Budgetary Process</i>

Joachim Wehner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Public Policy and Administration

March 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 4351 words.

This chapter comments on Aaron Wildavsky’s seminal work, The Politics of the Budgetary Process, an in-depth look at the norms and rules of budgeting in the United States and the stable...

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Abbott, Samuel Warren

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration. 887 words.

Abbott, Samuel Warren (12 June 1837–22 October 1904), public health official, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Abbott, an army captain, and Ruth Winn. He completed his...

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The ABCs of Public Service Motivation: Altruism, Behavior, and Compensation

Randall S. Davis.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 5320 words.

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Abetot, Urse d'

J. H. Round.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration. 661 words.

Abetot, Urse d' (c. 1040–1108), administrator, derived his name from St Jean d'Abbetot, near Tancarville (Seine Inférieure) where he was probably born. He appears in Domesday Book as a...

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Abingdon [Abyndon], Richard

J. R. S. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration. 790 words.

Abingdon [Abyndon], Richard (d. in or before 1322), administrator, was probably a native of Abingdon in Berkshire, and possibly a relation both of Stephen Abingdon, who became butler of the...

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Abney, Sir Thomas

Gary S. De Krey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1557 words.

Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London, was born at Willesley, Derbyshire, the youngest of four sons of James Abney, landowner, and Jane Mainwaring (d. after 1640)....

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Above Politics: Credible Commitment and Efficiency in the Design of Public Agencies

Gary Miller.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

The state has, since its origins, been characterized both by the production of public goods and a competition for the surplus benefits generated by the creation of those goods. Holmstrom's...

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Accountability Agreements in Ontario Hospitals: Are They Fair?

David Reeleder, Vivek Goel, Peter A. Singer and Douglas K. Martin.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2008; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 6055 words.

Governments can be accountable for improving the fairness of their priority setting through enhanced transparency and stakeholder engagement. A case analysis is conducted of priority...

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Accountability and Ambiguity

Johan P. Olsen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 7706 words.

Ambiguity is intrinsic to life. Yet, mainstream accountability theory reduces its area of application by not taking ambiguity seriously. The literature treats too many aspects as exogenous...

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Accountability and Blame–Avoidance

Christopher Hood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 6823 words.

This chapter advances three claims. First, it argues that the concepts of accountability and blame-avoidance have much in common and can be understood as mirror-image concepts for the...

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