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Ethics and Public Administration : Bureaucracies, Public Administration, & Public Policy - H. George Frederickson

Ethics and Public Administration

Bureaucracies, Public Administration, & Public Policy

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Published: 1st January 1993
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"Ethics and Public Administration" refutes the arguments that administrative ethics cannot be studied in an empirical manner and that empirical analysis can deal only with the trivial issues in administrative ethics. Within a theoretical perspective,the authors qualify their findings and take care not to over-generalise results. The findings are relevant to the practice of public administration. Specific areas addressed include understanding public corruption, ethics as control, and ethics as administration and policy

About the Contributors
Foreword
Introductionp. 3
The Problem - Understanding Public Corruption
Public Attitudes toward Corruption: Twenty-five Years of Researchp. 13
Politics, Bureaucracy, and Political Corruption: A Comparative State Analysisp. 28
Public-Sector Conflict of Interest at the Federal Level in Canada and the U.S.: Differences in Understanding and Approachp. 52
Ethics As Control
Whistleblowing, Organizational Performance, and Organizational Controlp. 79
Federal Ethics Controls: The Role of Inspectors Generalp. 100
The Ethics of Physicians and Citizens: An Empirical Test of the "Separatist Thesis"p. 121
Ethics Codes and Ethics Agencies: Current Practices and Emerging Trendsp. 136
The Realpolitik of Ethics Codes: An Implementation Approach to Public Ethicsp. 158
Ethics as Administration and Policy
The American Odyssey of the Career Public Service: The Ethical Crisis of Role Reversalp. 177
The Ethics Factor in Local Government: An Empirical Analysisp. 191
The Impact of Demographic, Professional, and Organizational Variables and Domain on the Moral Reasoning of Public Administratorsp. 205
Ethical Attitudes of Members of Congress and American Military Officers toward Warp. 220
Conclusions
Ethics and Public Administration: Some Assertionsp. 243
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9781563240973
ISBN-10: 1563240971
Series: Bureaucracies, Public Administration, & Public Policy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 15.65  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.47