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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Re-Imagined Communities

Veronica Strang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Water Politics and Policy

March 2018; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10368 words.

Focusing on water as a connective material flow, this chapter reconsiders notions of community, agency, and identity from the perspective of contemporary debates on ecological ethics and...

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Public Service Motivation and Sense of Community Responsibility: Comparing Two Motivational Constructs in Understanding Leadership Within Community Collaboratives

Branda Nowell, Anne M. Izod, Katherine M. Ngaruiya and Neil M. Boyd.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10275 words.

Leadership has been recognized as one of the most critical elements to successful community collaboration. However, to date, we have limited knowledge of what drives people to embrace...

Community V. Self-Interest: Citizen Perceptions of Schools as Civic Investments

Mark A. Glaser, Janet Vinzant Denhardt and Linda K. Hamilton.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

Some have suggested that the solution to citizen decline in confidence in government is to make public organizations more responsive to citizen demands. But governmental responsiveness can...

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Public Management as Interagency Cooperation: Testing Epistemic Community Theory at the Domestic Level

Craig W. Thomas.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

Interagency cooperation—like international cooperation—occurs infrequently. Peter Haas refined the concept of epistemic community to explain international cooperation. I import the concept...

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Out of Sync and Unaware? Exploring the Effects of Problem Frame Alignment and Discordance in Community Collaboratives

Branda Nowell.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2010; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 12091 words.

In an effort to deal with complex community issues in a more comprehensive and cohesive manner, communities have increasingly created locally based interorganizational entities, referred to...

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Influences on the Size and Scope of Networks for Social Service Delivery

Elizabeth A. Graddy and Bin Chen.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7898 words.

Local social service agencies throughout the world have begun encouraging or requiring social service providers to form community-based networks for the delivery of publicly funded social...

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Self-Organizing Network Capital and the Success of Collaborative Public Programs

Manoj K. Shrestha.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2013; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10675 words.

《自组化网络资源以及合作性公共项目的成功性》

作者:马诺吉 K. 什雷斯塔

自组化政策网络(self-organized policy networks)的价值已被广为认可,然而我们对于自组化网络如何影响政策结果还所知甚少。本文旨在拓展了关于(治理)网络和合作性绩效(collaborative...

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Governance and Collaboration: An Evolutionary Study of Two Mental Health Networks

H. Brinton Milward, Keith G. Provan, Amy Fish, Kimberley R. Isett and Kun Huang.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 6888 words.

This article presents a comparative analysis of the evolution of two community mental health networks that both have similar contracts from the State of Arizona. One of the networks is...

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The Case for Public Administration with a Global Perspective

Yilin Hou, Anna Ya Ni, Ora-orn Poocharoen, Kaifeng Yang and Zhirong J. Zhao.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 2970 words.

Globalization has been challenging the theory and practice of Public Administration at an unprecedented level. Major policy issues cross national boundaries cannot be solved without...

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Reforming Mental Health Services in Illinois

Laurence E. Lynn.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

In numerous attempts to reform the administration of publicly assisted human services, failure of execution often can be traced to failure of analysis rather than to failure of leadership....

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The Evolution of Dyadic Interorganizational Relationships in a Network of Publicly Funded Nonprofit Agencies

Kimberley Roussin Isett and Keith G. Provan.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

This article addresses a gap in the extant literature on networks by assessing how interorganizational relationships evolve in a public sector network setting. The context for the research...

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Representative Bureaucracy: Exploring the Potential for Active Representation in Local Government

Mark D. Bradbury and J. Edward Kellough.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

October 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7864 words.

The theory of representative bureaucracy suggests that a demographically diverse public sector workforce (passive representation) will lead to policy outcomes that reflect the interests of...

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Agency Theory and Beyond: Contracted Providers' Motivations to Properly Use Service Monitoring Tools

Kristina T. Lambright.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2009; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 9634 words.

This article uses agency and stewardship theories to explain different motivations for contracted providers to properly use service monitoring tools. To examine different motivations for...

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Toward Open Public Administration Scholarship

Charles M. Schweik, Ines Mergel, Jodi R. Sandfort and Zhirong J. Zhao.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10247 words.

This essay focuses on the potential of information communication technologies to move the Public Administration (PA) scholarly community into a new information paradigm. We begin with a...

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Public Sector Management and the Democratic Ethos: A 5-Year Study of Key Relationships in Israel

Eran Vigoda-Gadot and Shlomo Mizrahi.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2008; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 12121 words.

This article deals with the nexus between bureaucracy and democracy in a management-oriented public sector. The article develops the idea that public administration plays a major role in...

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Institutional Design and Information Revelation: Evidence from Environmental Right-to-Know

Andrew B. Whitford.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 7157 words.

How governments design institutions for the revelation of information depends on how the costs and benefits are distributed across affected groups. In this study I examine the incidence of...

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The Shadow of the Politics of Deservedness? The Implications of Group-Centric Policy Context for Environmental Policy Implementation Inequalities in the United States

Jiaqi Liang.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

July 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 13944 words.

Despite considerable evidence indicating that racial minorities are more likely to reside in communities surrounding the sources of environmental risks or live with higher levels of...

Race, Respect, and Red Tape: Inside the Black Box of Racially Representative Bureaucracies

Celeste Watkins-Hayes.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 10306 words.

Racially representative bureaucracy theory suggests that black and Latino clients of street-level bureaucracies will uniformly experience the benefits of a racially diverse staff within...

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New Localism and Neutralizing Local Government: Has Anyone Bothered Asking the Public for Its Opinion?

Itai Beeri and Fany Yuval.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

April 2015; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 14181 words.

New Localism has attracted growing interest among both researchers and practitioners who deal with local governance. Although most research on the subject has emphasized institutional and...

Public Management and Organizational Performance: The Case of Law Enforcement Agencies

Sean Nicholson-Crotty and Laurence J. O'Toole.

in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Administration. 0 words.

Investigating the impact of management on performance in public organizations is a key challenge for public administration. To that end, we apply to a national sample of law enforcement...

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