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

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

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Written by B. Guy Peters, 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 seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on bureaucracy. Updates to this edition include: All new coverage of public administration in Latin America and Africa, with special attention paid to the impact of New Public Management and other ideas for reform;An examination of the European Union and its effects on public policy and public administration in member countries, as well as an exploration of the EU as a particular type of bureaucracy;A renewed emphasis on coordination and the role of central agencies;A thorough assessment of 'internationalization' of bureaucracies and concerns with the role of international pressures on domestic governments and organizations in the public sector;Coverage of the wide-ranging impacts of the 2008 economic slowdown on public bureaucracies and public policies, and the varied success of governmental responses to the crisis. Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of political systems, The Politics of Bureaucracy, Seventh Edition, continues to be essential reading for all students of government, policy analysis, politics, and international relations.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 390 pages, 5 Line drawings, black and white; 36 Tables, black and white; 5 Illustrations, black and
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Comparative politics
  • ISBN: 9780415743396

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