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Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration : Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
by Ali Farazmand


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Contains a new group of essays detailing the history of public administration and bureaucracy in Persia, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium and among the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, as well as original essays on public administration in small island states, Eastern Europe, and on ethics and other contemporary issues in public administration and governance!  Read more...


 
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Overview

Contains a new group of essays detailing the history of public administration and bureaucracy in Persia, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium and among the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, as well as original essays on public administration in small island states, Eastern Europe, and on ethics and other contemporary issues in public administration and governance!

This larger, more comprehensive, and up-to-date reference/text covers diverse issues, aspects, and features of public administration and policy around the world, focusing on bureaucracy and bureaucratic politics in developing and industrialized countries and emphasizing administrative performance and policy implementation, as well as political system maintenance and regime enhancement.

Second Edition contains 20 new chapters not found in the previous edition and 76 informative essays making it by far the largest and most comprehensive volume ever published in the world on the twin fields of comparative and development public administration as well as on bureaucratic politics and administrative theory.

With over 1800 references that encourage further study and contributions from nearly 80 international experts who cover virtually every continent and region worldwide, the Handbook

  • includes chapters on historical antecedents that put contemporary conditions and systems of public administration and policy into context
  • addresses challenges, and offers reforms, for public policy making and fulfillment
  • considers differences and diversity across varying cultures
  • discusses organization theory and behavior, democratic politics, and policy implementation
  • examines merit-based systems and political patronage
  • presents comprehensive analyses and understanding of bureaucratic politics in terms of administrative performance and political system maintenance, efficiency, and effectiveness
  • addresses key ethical and moral challenges in governance and public administration
  • raises fundamental issues in contemporary administrative reform and governance reorganization around the world
  • provides insights on the relationship between bureaucracy and revolution, and post-revolutionary challenges in administration and politics
  • and much more!


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  • ISBN: 0824742028
  • Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
  • Date: Aug 2003
 
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