ERIC Number: EJ613139
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Taking Stock: Evidence about the Standing of Public Administration in Academia.
Wise, Lois Recascino
Journal of Public Affairs Education, v5 n2 p145-55 Apr 1999
Reviews existing empirical evidence regarding the status of public administration as a field of study. Finds very little research, but notes indicators (such as enrollment trends, dissertation listings, and journal contributions) that offer a mixed view of the field's growth and development and suggest an apparent decline in the field's status and standing. Calls for research in five areas. (DB)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Public Administration Education, Research Needs, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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