Public Administration G (8556.3)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Institute For Governance And Policy Analysis||Graduate Level|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the principles and values underpinning traditional and contemporary models of public administration; comprehend the agendas, values and processes involved in the current reform of public sectors; and
2. Critically appreciate the patterns of change across systems and over time; demonstrate basic competencies in the written and oral presentation of academic work.
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4: Unit Resources
4a General public administration readings
Aulich, C. & Evans, M. (eds.), (2012), The Rudd Government, ANU Press.
Aulich, C. (ed), (2014), The Gillard Governments, University of Melbourne Press.
Aulich, C. (2016), From Abbott to Turnbull: a New Direction, Canberra, Echo Books.
Bovaird, T and Loffler, E. (2003), Public Management and Governance Routledge, London.
Christensen,T. Laegreid, P. Roness, P & Rovik, K (2007), Organization Theory and the Public Sector, Routledge, London.
Evans, M., Grattan M., and McCaffrie, B. (2019) From Turnbull to Morrison: The Trust Divide, Melbourne: MUP
Flynn, N (2007), Public Sector Management (5th edition) Sage, London.
Pollitt, C. and Bouckaert, G. (2011), Public Management Reform: A Comparative Analysis, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Stoker, G. and Evans, M. (eds). (2016), Evidence-based Policymaking in the Social Sciences: Methods that Matter, Bristol, Policy Press.
Journals you may wish to consult include:
American Review of Public Administration
Australian Journal of Political Science
Australian Journal of Public Administration
International Journal of Public Administration
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
Journal of Public Policy
Public Administration Today
Public Administration Review
Public Money and Management
Policy and Politics
The Canvas site for this Unit will contain a number of readings which students will find useful. All pre-readings will be posted and we will add additional readings for assessment tasks.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums