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The Resource Public administration : traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge, Norma M. Riccucci

Public administration : traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge, Norma M. Riccucci

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Public administration : traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge
Title
Public administration
Title remainder
traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Norma M. Riccucci
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Is public administration an art or a science? This question of whether the field is driven by values or facts will never be definitively answered due to a lack of consensus among scholars. The resulting divide has produced many heated debates; however, in this pioneering volume, Norma Riccucci embraces the diversity of research methods rather than suggesting that there is one best way to conduct research in public administration. Public Administration examines the intellectual origins and identity of the discipline of public administration, its diverse research traditions, and how public admin
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Riccucci, Norma
Dewey number
351
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1351
LC item number
.R4648 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Public management and change series
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  • Public administration
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Public administration
Label
Public administration : traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge, Norma M. Riccucci
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-156) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Intellectual heritage and theoretical developments : is public administration an art or a science? -- Searching for a paradigm : public administration as a postnormal science -- Identity crises in the social sciences -- Searching for truth : the logic of inquiry in public administration -- Theory building through qualitative approaches -- Theory building through quantitative research -- Theory building through mixed-method research -- Heterogeneity in epistemic traditions
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654471752
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1 online resource (xi, 162 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017047
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654471752
Label
Public administration : traditions of inquiry and philosophies of knowledge, Norma M. Riccucci
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-156) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intellectual heritage and theoretical developments : is public administration an art or a science? -- Searching for a paradigm : public administration as a postnormal science -- Identity crises in the social sciences -- Searching for truth : the logic of inquiry in public administration -- Theory building through qualitative approaches -- Theory building through quantitative research -- Theory building through mixed-method research -- Heterogeneity in epistemic traditions
Control code
654471752
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 162 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017047
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654471752

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