Public administration :

Heady, Ferrel.

Public administration : a comparative perspective / Ferrel Heady. - 6th ed. - New York : Marcel Dekker, c2001. - x, 467 p. ; 24 cm. - Public administration and public policy ; 89. .

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Comparison in the Study of Public Administration --
Public Administration as a Field of Study --
Significance of Comparison --
Problems of Comparison --
Postwar Evolution of Comparative Studies --
The Heyday of the Comparative Administration Movement --
Retrenchment, Reappraisals, and Recommendations --
Prospects and Options --
A Focus for Comparison --
Bureaucracy as a Focus --
Concepts of Bureaucracy --
The Prevalence of Public Bureaucracy --
Organizational Setting --
The Ecology of Administration --
Models of Administrative Systems --
Concepts of System Transformation --
Modernization --
Development --
Change -- TOC

Summary:

Assesses the bureaucracies and development of governments around the world - providing helpful and revealing analyses of the relationships between bureaucracies and political regimes. This book reflects changes in the political systems of the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and the developing world.



0824704800 (alk. paper) 9780824704803

2001028068


Public administration.

JF1351 / .H4 2001

351 / HEP 2001

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