Cezar Corneliu Manda, Teoria administraţiei publice, C.H.Beck
Publishing House, Bucharest, 2013, 232 pages.
Cristina Elena NICOLESCU
Faculty of PublicAdministration National School of Political Studies and Public Administration
The author, univ. lect. Cezar Corneliu Manda, PhD, teaching staff within the Faculty of Public Administration of the National School of Political Studies and Public Administration, PhD in legal sciences, raises the interest of the specialists in the legal and administrative field, practitioners and theoreticians, offering the volume called Teoria administraţiei publice (Theory of Public Administration), work that represents a real support in the curricular development of any
administrative sciences program.
The scientific, methodological and instrumental content of the book reflects the vast experience that univ. lect. Cezar Corneliu Manda, PhD has, both as specialist in administrative and legal sciences, and as practitioner within the Romanian public administration authorities, conferring real pedagogical support for students and teachers.
The book supplies a general reference framework of the history of Public Administration, marking its important spatial-temporal stages, its classical, but still current, theories, as well as the new paradigms in the field. The author proposes the study of the role played by public administration in society, its analysis instruments, the administration’s interactions with its environment, the problematic of the administrative models etc., aiming to identify the variables that allow the functional articulation of the structures and mechanisms pertaining to the public administration system, necessary for ensuring the sustainability of its interventions in society.