Publications:

Books:

In Defense of Politics in Public Administration.  Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2010.

Public Administration and the State.  Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2001.

The Founders, the Constitution, and Public Administration.  Washington, D.C.:  Georgetown University Press, 1995.

with R. B. Bingham et al.  Managing Local Government:  Public Administration in Practice.  (multi-authored text book)  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage Publications, 1991.


Academic Journal Articles (peer-reviewed):

with W.M. Bowen. Are You Scared Yet? On the Ethic of Sustainability and the Politics of Fear in Public Administration.  Public Integrity. Vol. 19 (4), 2017, 301-315.

Neutrality, Adversary Argument, and Constitutionalism in Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 37 (3), 2015, 188-202.  

Public Administration in a Disenchanted World: Reflections on Max Weber's Value Pluralism and his Views on Politics and Bureaucracy. Administration and Society.  Vol. 47 (1), 2015, 24-43.

Justice, Conflict, and Adversary Argument: An Examination of Stuart Hampshire¿s Ideas and their Implications for American Public Administration. Public Administration Quarterly. Vol. 38 (4), 2014: 445-465.

The Virtues of Politics in Fearful Times. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior. Vol.17 (1), 2014: 65-88.

Passion, Power, and Political Conflict: An Examination of Cato's Letters and their Implications for American Constitutionalism and Public Administration. Administration and Society. Vol. 44 (5), 2012: 523-545.

Embracing Political Conflict: An Examination of the Agonistic Character of Politics and its Relationship to Public Administration. Public Integrity.  Vol.14 (4), 2012 : 383 ¿ 398.

Reconciling Postmodern Public Administration and Constitutionalism: Some Reflections on the Ideas of Stuart Hampshire.  International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior. Vol. 13 (1), 2010: 39-59.

Value Conflict and Legal Reasoning in Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis Vol. 3, (4), 2009: 537-555.

The History of Ideas and Normative Research in Public Administration: Some Personal Reflections. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 30 (1), 2008: 50-70.

Politics and The Limits Of A Science Of Governance: Some Reflections on The Thought Of Bernard Crick. Public Administration Review. Vol. 67 (4), 2007: 768-779.

Public Administration Enquiry and Social Science in the Postmodern Condition. Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 27 (4), 2005: 669-688.

Determinism, Social Science, and Public Administration: Lessons from Isaiah Berlin. American Review of Public Administration, Vol. 35 (3), 2005, 256-269.

The English Levellers and American Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis, Vol. 26 (4), 2004, 566-587.

Public Administration, the History of Ideas, and the Reinventing Government Movement. Public Administration Review.  Vol. 64 (3), 2004, 353-362.

With A. Molina. Aristotelian Rhetoric, Pluralism, and Public Administration. Administration and Society. Vol. 36 (3), 2004, 282-305.

The War on Terrorism and the Administration of the American State. Public Administration Review. Vol. 62, Special Issue, 2002: 63-68.

Value Pluralism and Its Implications for American Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 23 (4), 2001: 507-528.

Reinventing Federal Government and the Constitution: An Essay on Conflicting Visions of the State. Journal of Economics and Politics. Vol. 13(1), 1999-2000: 59-72.

Justices of the Peace in Stuart England and American Public Administration. Public Voices. Vol. 4 (3), 2000: 7-27.

Herder on Cultural Pluralism and the State: An Examination of His Views and Their Implications for Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 22 (2), 2000: 287-308.

Cameralist thought and Public Administration. Journal of Management History. Vol. 4 (3), 1998: 149-159.

Frederick the Great on Government and Public Administration.  American Review of Public Administration. Vol. 28 (3), 1998: 287-304.

Public Administration, Social Science, and Political Association. Administration and Society. Vol. 30 (1), 1998: 35-42

The Science of Administration, The Founders, and Theories of Political Association. International Journal of Public Administration. Vol. 21 (2-4), 1998: 299-321.

Public Administration under Enlightened Despotism in Prussia: An Examination of Frederick the Great's Administrative Practice. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 20 (1), 1998: 23-31.

Public Administration, the State, and the Postmodern Condition. American Behavioral Scientist. Vol. 41 (1), 1997: 90-102.

The Influence of Hume on American Public Administration.  Journal of  Management History. Vol. 3 (3), 1997: 338-245

with A. Haque.  Reason, Discretion, and Tradition: A Reflection on the Burkean World-View and Its Implications for Public Administration. Administration and Society. Vol. 29 (1), 1997: 78-96.

with L. D. Terry. Administrative Interpretation of Statutes. Public Administration Review. Vol, 56 (1), 1996: 38-47. (This article received the William E. Mosher and Frederick C. Mosher Award from the Public Administration Review and the American Society for Public Administration.)

On Friedrich Hayek and Taxation. National Tax Journal. Vol. 48 (1), 1995: 103-112.

Public Administration and the Constitution:  A Conflict in World-Views.  American Review of Public Administration.  Vol. 24 (1), 1994: 85-97.

On Friedrich Hayek and Public Administration.  Administration and Society.  Vol. 25 (1), 1993:  41-59.

A Contractarian Approach:  Rules Which Shape Tax Expenditure Decisions and Policies.  Public Budgeting and Financial Management. Vol. 5 (2), 1993:  265-282.

with L. D. Terry.  Legitimacy, History and Logic:  Public Administration and the Constitution.  Public Administration Review. Vol. 53 (3), 1993:  239-241.

On the Desirability of  Tax Evasion:  Conventional Versus Constitutional Economic Perspectives.  Public Finance. Vol. 45 (1), 1990:  118-127.

with E.W. Hill.  Evaluating Parental Choice in Public Education:  Policy Beyond the Monopoly Model.  American Journal of Education. Volume 98 (2), 1990:  97-113.

A Contractarian Approach to Public Administration.  Administration and Society. Vol. 22 (3), 1990:  303-316.

The Effect of Tax Evasion on Tax Rates Under Leviathan."  The National Tax Journal. Vol. 40 (4), 1987:  625-628.

Civilization at a Discount:  The Problem of Tax Evasion.  The National Tax Journal. Vol. 39 (1), 1986:  13-20.

with R.E. Hero.  Tax Evasion and Heuristics:  A Research Note.  Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 26, 1985:  263-267.

A Public Choice Approach to Motivation in Bureaucratic Organizations.  Academy of Management Review. Vol. 10, 1985:  518-525.

The Economics of Bureaucracy and the British National Health Service. Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly/Health and Society. Vol. 60 (4), 1982:  657-672.

with J.E. Thomas.  Audit Probabilities and the Tax Evasion Decision:  An Experimental Approach.  Journal of Economic Psychology. Vol. 2, 1982:  241-245.

The British Health Care System:  A Comparative Economic Perspective.  British Medical Journal. Vol. 282, April 18, 1982:  1334-1336.

with L.S. Becker.  Fiscal Inequity and Tax Evasion:  An Experimental Approach.  National Tax Journal. Vol. 33 (2), 1980:  171-176.

The Annan Report and the Economics of Broadcasting Reform in the United Kingdom.  European Broadcasting Union Review. Volume 30 (2), 1979:  36-40.


with S. Lundstedt.  Understanding Tax Evasion.  Public Finance. Vol. 30 (4), 1976:  295-305.


New Approaches to the Problem of Tax Evasion.  British Tax Review. 1975 (3):  152-154.


Book chapters and other editor-reviewed essays:

On Attacking and Defending American Democracy (Book review essay). Public Administration Review. Volume 77(3), 2017, 454-457.

On Value Pluralism, Its Implications, and the Nature of Philosophy. Administration and Society. Volume 47 (9), 2015, 1077-1086

In Defense of Value Pluralism in Public Administration. Administration and Society. Volume 46(8), 2014: 1010-1019.

In Pursuit of Liberty, Equality, and Solidarity: Reflections on Pluralism and Anarchism. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Volume 36 (4), 2014, 539-544.

Reflections on John Rohr¿s `Regime Values, Neorepublican Freedom, and Public Administration. Administration and Society. Vol. 46 (2), 2014: 153-159.

Two Kinds of Rationality and their Implications for New Public Governance. In B. Cook and D. Morgan. New Public Governance: A Regime-Centered Perspective. M.E. Sharpe, 2014.

Neorepublican Freedom and Public Administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 36 (1), 2014: 119-123.

Contesting Narratives in Politics (Book review essay). Public Administration Review. Vol.23(5), 2013: 768-771.

On Defending Politics. PA Times. Vol.35 (1), 2012.

With M. D, Domoracki and L. F. Keller. Public Administration and Fiction:  Kicking the Hornet's Nest of Administrative Ambiguity. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 32 (4), 2011: 610-615.

Some Reflections On Rationality, Argument, And Conflict.  Administrative Theory and Practice. Vol. 32 (3), 2011: 473-477.

Arthur Bentley and the Narrative of Politics in Public Administration. Public Administration Review. Vol. 71, (4), July/August 2011: 643-647.

Charles Abel and Arthur J. Sementelli. 'Justice and Public Administration'. Administrative Theory and Practice. Vol. 32 (4), 2010: 631-640 (Book Review Essay).

Some Reflections on Democracy and their Implications for American Public Administration. (Book Review Essay).  Public Administration Review. Vol. 67 (2), 2007: 343-350.
(This review essay received the Laverne Burchfield Award from the Public Administration Review and the American Society for Public Administration.)

History, Constitutionalism, And Democracy: Some Reflections on My Work with Larry Terry, Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 29 (2), 2007: 163-172.

The Legacy of David Hume for American Public Administration. In Thomas Lynch and Peter Cruise, Handbook of Organization Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach. Second Edition. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2006.

A Note on Origins: Hegel, Weber, and Frederician Prussia. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 26 (1), 2004: 97-102.

Masks of Freedom: An Examination of Isaiah Berlin's Ideas on Freedom and their Implications for Public Administration. (Invited essay). Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 25 (4), 2003: 545-563.

Negative Freedom and public administration. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 25 (4), 2003: 583-588.

Some Reflections on the `Prosecutorial State. Administrative Theory and Praxis. Vol. 25 (1), 2003: 72-77.

On Happiness, Cultural Conflict, and Trust. (Book Review Essay). Public Performance and Management Review.  Vol. 24 (1), 2000: 88-92.

David Hume and Public Administration. In Thomas Lynch (ed.).  Handbook of Organization Theory and Management. New York: Marcel Decker, 1998 .

Contractarianism. In Jay M. Shafritz (ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Boulder: Westview Press, 1997.

Postmodern Philosophy and Public Administration: Some Reflections on 'Deconstruction and Pragmatism. (Book Review Essay)  American Review of Public Administration. Vol. 2 (3), 1997: 300-304.

with L. Keller. Political Science and Public Administration: A Necessary Cleft? Public Administration Review. Vol. 57 (3), 1997: 270- 271.

Postmodernism, Public Administration, and Political Association: Some Reflections on Fox and Miller. (Book Review Essay)  American  Review of Public Administration. Vol. 26 (2), 1996: 251-261.

with L.D. Terry.  Advancing the Dialogue:  Legitimacy, The Founders, and the Contractarian Argument. Public Administration Review.  Vol 53 (3), 1993:  264-267.

Underground Economies,  Survey of Social Science:  Economics.
Edited by F.B. Magill.  Pasadena, California:  Salem Press, 1991.

Psychology and Economics.  Survey of Social Science:  Economics.  Edited by F.B. Magill.  Pasadena, California:  Salem Press, 1991.

with S.B. Lundstedt.  Latent Policy and the Federal Communications Commission.  Telecommunications, Values and the Public Interest.  Edited by S.B. Lundstedt.  Norwood, NJ:  Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1990.

Self-interest, Public Spirit and Public Policy (Book Review Essay) Public Administration Review. Vol. 48 (4), 1988:  924-925.

On Social Aspects of Consumer Behavior - Comment.  American Journal of Economics and Sociology. Vol. 38 (4), 1979:  435-436.

with J.D. Abel and R.A. Hill.  The Political Economy of British Broadcasting.  Lloyd's Bank Review. January 1976, No. 119:  23-27.