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Reclaiming Our Past: Linking Theory and Practice

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 January 2013

Beryl A. Radin*
Affiliation:
Georgetown University

Extract

As others have done before me, I am honored to receive the APSA John Gaus Award. As I prepared this lecture, I realized that the Gaus award has been given by APSA 26 times; mine is the 27th. The first was awarded to Herbert Kaufman whose work set a very high standard for this honor. Reviewing the list of the other Gaus award recipients provides a picture of the development of our field. It includes a variety of individuals who represent different approaches to the intersection of public administration and political science. Among the recipients are seven individuals who had a major and personal influence on my work: Aaron Wildavsky, Frank Rourke, George Frederickson, Martha Derthick, Lou Gawthrop, Larry Lynn, and David Rosenbloom. Others are people who have been important to my own intellectual development.

Type
The 2012 John Gaus Lecture
Copyright
Copyright © American Political Science Association 2013

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