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Theory and Practice of Public Administration

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
6
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1-3 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Public Administration Theory is the amalgamation of history, organizational theory, social theory, political theory and related studies focused on the meanings, structures and functions of public service in all its forms. It often recounts major historical foundations for the study of bureaucracy as well as epistemological issues associated with public service as a profession and as an academic field.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The objectives of the development of the discipline "Theory and mechanisms of modern public administration" are:increasing the level of scientific and theoretical knowledge in the field of public administration; generalization of theoretical knowledge about the modern public administration system in Russia; deepening professional competencies in the field of public administration in the context of socio-political transformations of the modern Russian management system.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • know the main theoretical concepts and legal framework in the field of state administration and local self-government
  • own special terminology and modern scientific methodology in the field of the modern theory of public administration
  • professionally understand (be able) in the organization and functioning of modern public administration and the specific activities of state bodies at local, regional and federal levels
  • professionally understand (be able) the process and technologies of Public Administration
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Section 1. General Theory of Public Administration
  • Section 2. The modern system of government
  • Section 3. Institute of Public Administration
  • Section 4. The process and technologies of public administration
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Seminar work
  • non-blocking Independent work
  • non-blocking Control work
  • non-blocking In-class exam
    The examination is conducted in the audience in the form of univariate test of 30 questions.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 3rd module
    0.2 * Control work + 0.4 * In-class exam + 0.2 * Seminar work + 0.2 * Independent work
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Marin, R. (2019). Methods of Analyzing the Functioning of a Public Administration System. Ovidius University Annals, Series Economic Sciences, 19(1), 461–464. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=bsu&AN=138041085
  • Simon, H. A., Smithburg, D. W., & Thompson, V. A. (2017). Public Administration. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1565143

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Peters, B. G., Erkkilä, T., & Maravić, P. von. (2016). Public Administration : Research Strategies, Concepts, and Methods. New York: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1067662
  • Swiss public administration making the state work successfully Andreas Ladner, Nils Soguel, Yves Emery, Sophie Weerts, Stéphane Nahrath, editors. (2019). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.510623514