In Pursuit of Liberty, Equality, and Solidarity in Public Administration

  title={In Pursuit of Liberty, Equality, and Solidarity in Public Administration},
  author={Michael W. Spicer},
  journal={Administrative Theory \& Praxis},
  pages={539 - 544}
  • M. Spicer
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Administrative Theory & Praxis
(2014). In Pursuit of Liberty, Equality, and Solidarity in Public Administration. Administrative Theory & Praxis: Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 539-544. 


In Defense of Politics in Public Administration: A Value Pluralist Perspective
Scholars of public administration have historically too often been disdainful toward politics in the field, viewing political activities and interests as opportunities for corruption, mismanagement,Expand
Equality versus solidarity.
Although equality and solidarity are often thought of as constituent parts of the same ideological framework, there are inconsistencies between them. Both concepts refer to a range of meanings:Expand
Four Essays on Liberty
The four essays are `Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century'; `Historical Inevitability', which the Economist described as `a magnificent assertion of the reality of human freedom, of the role ofExpand
The crooked timber of humanity
Putting the finishing touches to an editorial some years ago, I decided at the last minute that “Wanted: guidelines that doctors will follow” was a better title than “Wanted: doctors who will followExpand
Introduction: Listening to other voices
  • D.J. Farmer (Ed.), papers on the art of anti-administration (pp. 5–12). Burke, VA: Chatelaine Press.
  • 1998
) is professor of public administration and urban affairs at the Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • His current research is on the conflictual character of politics and its relationship to freedom and public administration
  • 1995
Essentially Contested Concepts