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Public Administration

Public administration entails civil servants implementing a specified policy within the confines of a government executive framework.

(Public at accessed 23 December 2013)


Merriam-Webster defines the academic field of public administration as: a branch of political science dealing primarily with the structure and workings of agencies charged with the administration of governmental functions (at, accessed 23 December 2013).


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