The state of public administration issues, challenges, and opportunities by Donald C. Menzel

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, NY .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Donald C. Menzel and Harvey L. White
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LC ClassificationsJK421 .S718 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24452892M
ISBN 109780765625045
LC Control Number2010022573
OCLC/WorldCa636567659

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