The Politics of Bureaucracy : An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, Paperback

The Politics of Bureaucracy : An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration Paperback


Written by a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy-making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised sixth edition, offering extensive, well documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on bureaucracy.

New to the 6th edition: * More international case studies on North America, Western and Eastern European and Asian countries. * Discussion of how governments have been developing strategies to enhance co-ordination and coherence across their programmes. * Analysis of the use of performance management in public administration. * More tables, case studies and internet links. * Extensive revision and updating to take into account the wealth of new literature that has emerged in recent years, including a discussion of E-Governance and analysis of 'new public management'.

Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of political systems, The Politics of Bureaucracy continues to be essential reading for all students of government, policy analysis, and politics and international relations.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 392 pages, 5 black & white illustrations, 38 black & white tables, 5 black & white line drawings
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Public administration
  • ISBN: 9780415342100



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