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Title Tradition and public administration / edited by Martin Painter, B. Guy Peters
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents The analysis of administrative traditions / Martin Painter and B. Guy Peters -- Administrative traditions in comparative perspective: families, groups and hybrids / Martin Painter and B. Guy Peters -- Checks and balance in China's administrative traditions: a preliminary assessment / Anthony B.L. Cheung -- Administrative tradition in India: issues of convergence, persistence, divergence and challenges / O.P. Dwivedi and D.S. Mishra -- Traditions and bureaucracy in Bangladesh / Ahmed Shafiqul Huque -- Where administrative traditions are alien: implications for reform in Africa / Goran Hyden -- Legacies remembered, lessons forgotten: the case of Japan / Martin Painter -- Public service bargains in British central government: multiplication, diversification and reassertion? / Martin Lodge -- Public administration in the United States: Anglo-American, just American, or which American? / B. Guy Peters -- The fate of administrative tradition in Anglophone countries during the reform era / John Halligan -- The future of administrative tradition: tradition as ideas and structure / Kutsal Yesilkagit -- Path-dependent and path-breaking changes in the French administrative system: the weight of legacy explanations / Philippe Bezes -- The Napoleonic adminstrative tradition and public management reform in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain / Edoardo Ongaro -- Administrative reform in Sweden: the resilience of administrative tradition? / Jon Pierre -- In search of the shadow of the past: legacy explanations and administrative reform in post-Communist East Central Europe / Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling -- The new member states of the European Union: constructed and historical traditions and reform trajectories / Tony Verheijen -- Conclusion: Administrative traditions in an era of administrative change / B. Guy Peters and Martin Painter
Summary "Contemporary administrative reforms push administrative systems to homogenize. This book documents, however, the persistence of administrative traditions in a number of countries that tend to maintain existing administrative patterns and reduce the impact of pressures for reform"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Administrative agencies -- Reorganization -- Evaluation.
Comparative government.
Public administration.
Form Electronic book
Author Painter, Martin, 1947-
Peters, B. Guy.
LC no. 2010002708
ISBN 0230289630 (electronic bk.)
9780230289635 (electronic bk.)