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Tales of Two Cities: The Administrative Facade of Social Security
This article presents history (stories) about a political landmark—Social Security—long topical in the discourse on societal versus individual responsibility to provide for retirement and disability. These stories are ...
Who are the Public Equity Holders? Partnerships for Urban Sustainability in Philadelphia and Baltimore
The Great Recession has strained governments at all levels and presented cities, especially formerly industrial cities, with nearly unprecedented budgetary challenges. This paper examines the long-term implications for ...
Assessing Virtual Students' Quiz Performance in Web-Mediated Synchronous Instruction
(Policy Studies Organization, 2012-09-01)
Differences in teaching presence between virtual and traditional venues for a synchronous public budgeting class are examined by comparing the results of lecture-based quizzes. Previous studies, usually ...
Admitting a Bad Influence: Contracting the Public Service
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Emulation of the private sector is a longstanding controversy in public administration, but could it constitute a bad influence, of the kind that parents seek to guard against by scrutinizing their children's peers? ...
Toward Financial Freedom: Budgetary Reform in the U.S. Courts
(CRC Press, 2006-01)
Perspectives on Corruption: He Who Pays the Piper
Corruption is historical and global, existing in every society regardless of time and place. However, the extent and impact of corruption range from various acts of transgression in some societies to being deeply imbedded ...