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A critical analysis of emergency management
(Administrative Theory & Praxis, 2007)
This article examines the underlying assumptions, imagery, and ideology of the discourse on emergency management that emerged among politicians, the media, and political appointees following Hurricane Katrina. The purpose ...
Integrating Police Academy Training with Higher Education
(Virginia Police Chief, 2000-01)
Articles in professional journals and discussion among law enforcement executives, educators and trainers reveal a heightened interest in the relationship between higher education and entry level law enforcement. This is ...
Case Study: Female-Friendly Policies in the Academe
(Sudbury: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2011)
This chapter explores the linkages between gendered public administration and structural inequalities in academia. Changing demographics highlight the importance of family-friendly policies in the workplace. According to ...
Ethics training in law enforcement agencies
(Public Integrity, 2009)
Professional organizations in the law enforcement community have brought attention to the importance of ethics training. Many police chiefs believe that it reinforces the mission of the organization, adherence to policy ...
Inequality: Underrepresentation of African American Males in U.S. Higher Education
(Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2015)
Although the percentage of Blacks earning college degrees has nearly doubled over the past 20 years, Blacks earn only 10% of college degrees, 12% of graduate degrees, and 7% of doctoral degrees (U.S. Census Bureau, 2013). ...
Rainbow Rulings: Separate But Equal Is Unconstitutional
(American Society for Public Administration, 2013)
Sexual Orientation and Mental Health: Incremental Progression or Radical Change?
(Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 2014)
This manuscript provides a critical historic analysis of the status of sexual orientation nondiscrimination within the context of the mental health profession. The declassification and reclassification of homosexuality ...
The Policy Landscape of Sexual Orientation
(Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, 19(1), 5-18., 2013)
This paper examines the intersection of public administration and sexual orientation through a policy process framework that combines the stages model of policymaking and elements of the policy streams metaphor. Within ...
A View from the 50th Street Gate on Washington Avenue: Reflections of a Working Class Academic.
(Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2012)
This manuscript offers a firsthand account of obstacles I experienced as a working-class, first-generation college student and how my origins still affect my thoughts and actions as a professor of Public Administration. ...
The Enduring Myth of the American Dream: Mobility, Marginalization, and Hope.
The American Dream functions as a myth within our political discourse by providing hope to citizens and reinforcing beliefs in the protestant work ethic and meritocracy. This article examines the myth through categories ...