Continuing an Alternative View of Public Administration

  title={Continuing an Alternative View of Public Administration},
  author={John McGuire},
  journal={Administration \& Society},
  pages={66 - 86}
  • John McGuire
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • History
  • Administration & Society
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