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Public Administration

This guide is intended to assist those doing research in the field of public administration. There is a separate guide for non-profit management.

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Search WorldCat to find books in libraries throughout the United States and in selected libraries worldwide.  Books not available at Gelman can be requested via Consortium loan or Interlibrary loan.  In WorldCat look for the "Request this item through ILL" note in individual records.

Some subject terms for the GW and Consortium catalogue and Worldcat

  • Public administration
  • Decentralization in government
  • Local government
  • Public officers
  • Administrative agencies
  • Brokers in public contracts, etc.
  • Budget
  • Budget process
  • Bureaucracy
  • Civil Service
  • Communication in public administration
  • County government
  • County services
  • County officials and employees
  • Crisis management in government
  • Expenditures, public
  • Federal government
  • Finance, public
  • Government productivity
  • Government property
  • Government spending policy
  • Intergovernmental cooperation
  • Intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • Investment of public funds
  • Local finance
  • Mentoring in public administration
  • Metropolitan finance
  • Metropolitan government
  • Municipal corporations
  • Municipal government
  • Municipal officials and employees
  • Municipal services
  • Political planning
  • Public administration literature
  • Public goods
  • Public records
  • Revenue
  • State governments
  • State-local relations
  • Sunset reviews of government programs
  • Taxation
  • Total quality management in government
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