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Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Alasdair Roberts


With the fields of public administration and public management suffering a crisis of relevance, this book offers a provocative assessment of their shortfalls. The two fields, it finds, no longer address urgent questions of governance in a turbulent and dangerous world. The book offers a new path forward for research, teaching, and practice. Leaders of states are constantly reinventing strategies for governing. Experts in public administration must give advice on the design as well as execution of strategies that is effective, robust, and principled. The book challenges us to reinvigorate publi ... More

Keywords: public administration, public management, governance, state leaders, governing strategies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501714405
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alasdair Roberts, author
University of Massachusetts Amherst