2nd Edition

Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration




ISBN 9780824704360
Published June 29, 2001 by Routledge
1160 Pages

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Book Description

With contributions from nearly 80 international experts, this comprehensive resource covers diverse issues, aspects, and features of public administration and policy around the world. It focuses 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. The book covers the history of public administration and bureaucracy in Persia, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium and among the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas, public administration in small island states, Eastern Europe, and ethics and other contemporary issues in public administration.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Ferrel Heady xii

Prologue
Fred W.Riggs xiv
 Preface xvi
Contributors

UNIT ONE COMPARATIVE AND DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

Part I Comparative and Development Administration as Fields of Study:
History, Methods, Concepts, Problems, and Issues

Part II Historical Bases of Public Administration and Bureaucracy

Part III Public Administration in Developed Nations: The United States,
Western Europe, Australia, and Japan

Part IV Public Administration in Developed Nations: Russia and Eastern and
Southern Europe

Part V Public Administration in Developing Nations: Asia and Africa

Part VI Public Administration in Developing Nations: The Near and Middle
East, Latin America, and the Caribbean

Part VII Public Administration and Development, Dependency, and
Independence: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects

Part VIII Comparative Public Administration and Public Policy:
Administrative Reform, Change, and Development

Part IX Some Central Issues/Problems in Comparative and Development
Administration

Part X Ethics and Accountability in Public Administration

UNIT TWO COMPARATIVE PUBLIC BUREAUCRACIES:
ADMINISTRATIVE PERFORMANCE AND POLITICAL
RESPONSIBILITY

Part I Contemporary Bureaucratic Politics and Administrative Theory

Part II Bureaucratic Power: Administrative Performance and Regime
Maintenance

Part III Bureaucratic Power: Administrative Performance and Political
Responsibility in Europe

Part IV Bureaucratic Politics and Public Administration in Developing
Nations: Asia and Africa

Part V Bureaucratic Politics and Public Administration in Developing
Nations: The Near and Middle East and Central and Latin America

Part VI Bureaucracy, Change, and Revolution

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Biography

Ali Farazmand