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Public Administration

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

(Public Administration.net at http://www.publicadministration.net/resources/what-is-public-administration/ accessed 23 December 2013)

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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 http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/public%20administration, accessed 23 December 2013).

     

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