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Unmasking Administrative Evil

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Danny L. Balfour is Professor of Public Administration at Grand Valley State University, USA, where he teaches public management,... Weiterlesen
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Danny L. Balfour is Professor of Public Administration at Grand Valley State University, USA, where he teaches public management, ethics, organization theory, strategic management, and history of the Holocaust. He has published extensively in public administration journals and books, served as book review editor for Public Administration Review, was the founding managing editor of the Journal of Public Affairs Education, and serves on the editorial board of several public affairs journals.

Guy B. Adams is Professor Emeritus of Public Affairs in the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri, USA. He has more than 60 publications, including books, book chapters, and articles in top national and international public administration journals, and served for many years as the co-editor-in-chief of the American Review of Public Administration. In 2017, Adams received the Dwight Waldo Award from the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) and the Lifetime Achievement Award from ASPA's Section on Ethics and Integrity in Governance.

Ashley E. Nickels is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kent State University, USA. As an interdisciplinary scholar, her research focuses on issues of power, privilege, and democratic participation in the fields of urban politics, nonprofit management, and public administration, and she is highly influenced by her years working in feminist community activism. Dr. Nickels is the author of the forthcoming book, Power Participation and Protest in Flint, Michigan and co-editor (with Jason D. Rivera) of Community Development and Public Administration Theory (Routledge, 2018). She also serves on the board of editors for the Journal of Public Affairs Education, and as chair-elect of ARNOVA's section on Community and Grassroots Associations.



Introduction and Overview

Part I: What is Administrative Evil?

1. The Dynamics of Evil and Administrative Evil

2. Compliance, Technical Rationality, and Administrative Evil

Part II: History and Cases

3. Administrative Evil Unmasked: The Holocaust and Public Service

4. Administrative Evil in the 21st Century: Abu Ghraib, Moral Inversion, and Torture Policy

5. Public Policy and Administrative Evil: Mass Incarceration and Surplus Populations

6. The Flint Water Disaster: From "Emergency Management" to Administrative Evil

Part III: The Future of Ethics in Praetorian Times

7. Administrative Evil and Public Ethics in Praetorian Times

8. Towards a New Context for Public Ethics

Afterword: Expiating Evil and Administrative Evil

Appendix A: Foreword to the Third Edition, Philip G. Zimbardo

Appendix B: Foreword to the Second Edition, Charles B. Perrow

Appendix C: Foreword to the First Edition, Curtis Ventriss



About the Authors


Titel: Unmasking Administrative Evil
EAN: 9780429778568
Digitaler Kopierschutz: frei
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Veröffentlichung: 21.08.2019
Dateigrösse: 1.9 MB