Public Administration and the Classical Liberal Perspective

  title={Public Administration and the Classical Liberal Perspective},
  author={Paul D. Aligica},
  journal={Administration \& Society},
  pages={530 - 551}
  • Paul D. Aligica
  • Published 1 April 2017
  • Political Science
  • Administration & Society
This article argues that despite the widespread perception to the contrary, it is possible to articulate a classical liberal position on public administration that recognizes and confronts the problems of collective governance in the public domain, as opposed to either circumventing them or imposing institutional designs and policy standards not fully in accordance with the nature and structure of the collective phenomena in case. As such, the article revisits, clarifies, and elaborates a… 
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