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Administration & Society

Administration & Society

Karen Hult Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

eISSN: 15523039 | ISSN: 00953997 | Current volume: 56 | Current issue: 6 Frequency: 10 Times/Year

Administration & Society advances understanding of public and nonprofit organizations, their administrative processes, their effects on society, and their place in governing systems.

Today's Topics and Problems

For over fifty years, Administration & Society has served as a leading forum for the exchange of ideas and information on current topics, research questions, and philosophical dilemmas of interest to scholars and practitioners in public administration and related disciplines. Administration & Society publishes ten issues a year, providing up-to-date scholarship that enables researchers and practitioners to stay ahead in their fields.

In-Depth Analyses

Empirical research reports and theoretical articles provide thoughtful and significant analyses of administrative issues at the cross-national and international levels, and at the federal, state and local levels in the United States. Written by authors from a variety of fields, articles address such concerns as:

  • political, social, economic, psychological forces that shape administrative goals and performance processes by which policies are formulated, implemented and changed
  • relationships between societal groups and public and nonprofit organizations
  • theory and practice of bureaucratic politics
  • evaluation of the effects of policies on society

International and Interdisciplinary

Each issue of Administration & Society delivers the latest thinking in the study of public administration across disciplines and across the globe, reporting new research as it develops.

Administration & Society seeks to further the understanding of public and human service organizations, their administrative processes, and their effect on society. The peer reviewed journal publishes empirically oriented research reports and theoretically specific articles that synthesize or contribute to the advancement of understanding and explanation in these fields. Of particular interest are (1) studies that analyze the effects of the introduction of administrative strategies, programs, change interventions, and training; and (2) studies of intergroup, interorganizational, and organization-environment relationships and policy processes.

Journal Editor
Karen Hult Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Associate Editor
Adam Eckerd Old Dominion University, USA
Managing Editor
Kyla Yeadon Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Editor Emeritus
Brian J. Cook Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Gary L. Wamsley Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Editorial Board
Jennifer Alexander Cleveland State University, USA
Richard C. Box University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
Barry Bozeman Arizona State University, USA
Lori A. Brainard George Washington University, USA
Thomas J. Catlaw Public Administration Theory Network, USA
Phillip J. Cooper Portland State University, USA
Terry L. Cooper University of Southern California, USA
Christine Demchak U.S. Naval War College, USA
Robert F. Durant American University, USA
Charles T. Goodsell Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Mary Ellen Guy University of Colorado, Denver, USA
A. B. Hoflund University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Laura S. Jensen Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Donald F. Kettl University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Robert S. Kravchuk Indiana University, USA
Laurence E. Lynn Jr. University of Texas, Austin, USA
Rene McEldowney Auburn University, USA
Kenneth J. Meier American University, USA
Matthew S. Mingus Western Michigan University, USA
Rosemary O'Leary University of Kansas, USA
Laurence J. O'Toole Jr. University of Georgia, USA
B. Guy Peters University of Pittsburgh, USA
Jos C. N. Raadschelders The Ohio State University, USA
Hal G. Rainey University of Georgia, USA
Norma M. Riccucci Rutgers University, Newark, USA
Alasdair Roberts University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
David H. Rosenbloom American University, USA
Mark Rutgers University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Patricia Shields Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
Michael Spicer Cleveland State University, USA
Camilla M. Stivers Cleveland State University, USA
Richard M. Walker City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
William L. Waugh Georgia State University, USA
Edward Weber Oregon State University, USA
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