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“Large Forces” discussed in ARPA

Large_Forces_Cover_for_KindleMy work on Large Forces is discussed in an article just published in the American Review of Public Administration. “But equally in need of buttressing [in American public administration] are the macrodynamic foundations of public administration,” write Robert Durant and David Rosenbloom.  “As Alasdair Roberts has argued, although public administration is typically conceived today as a battle for ascendancy between Dwight Waldo and Herbert Simon, a third—largely abandoned—tradition studying the macrodynamics of public administration existed in the work of Leonard D. White. White’s four-volume study of the evolution of administration in the United States placed each administrative era’s focus within a larger ‘macrodynamic’ cultural, economic, technological, philosophical, and political context, much as earlier scholars had done.”  Read the article.

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