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    Administration and the Crisis in Legitimacy

    A Review of Habermasian Thought

    William P. Foster
    The methods and values of public administration have been increasingly questioned; as they become more rational and objective, administration has divorced itself from the practical problems of institutional governance. William P. Foster examines how the Marxist scholar, Jiirgen Habermas, has analyzed the problems of modern capitalist society and relates some of Habermas's arguments to the development and structure of administrative theory in the United States.

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    Winter 1980 Issue

    Abstracts

    Socialist Criticisms of Education in the United States
    Problems and Possibilities
    William A. Proefriedt
    Early Childhood Programs in Latin America
    Robert Halpern
    Administration and the Crisis in Legitimacy
    A Review of Habermasian Thought
    William P. Foster
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