<i>Handbook of Public Administration, Third Edition</i>

Handbook of Public Administration, Third Edition



Editors: Jack Rabin, W. Bartley Hildreth, and Gerald J. Miller

Chapter 12, Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations: Theories, Ideas, and Concepts, co-authored by Dale Krane, UNO faculty member.

Since the publication of the previous edition, the best-selling Handbook of Public Administration enters its third edition with substantially revised, updated, and expanded coverage of public administration history, theory, and practice.

Edited by preeminent authorities in the field, this work is unparalleled in its thorough coverage and comprehensive references. This handbook examines the major areas in public administration including public budgeting and financial management, human resourcemanagement, decision making, public law and regulation, and political economy. Providing a strong platform for further research and advancement in the field, this book is a necessity for anyone involved in public administration, policy, and management.

This edition includes entirely new chapters on information technology and conduct of inquiry. In each area of public administration, there are two bibliographic treatises written from different perspectives. The first examines the developments in the field. The second analyzes theories, concepts, or ideas in the field’s literature.



Publication Date



CRC Press


Boca Raton, Florida


Public Administration


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<i>Handbook of Public Administration, Third Edition</i>