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Public administration : a comparative perspective / Ferrel Heady.

By: Heady, Ferrel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Public administration and public policy ; 89. Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, c2001Edition: 6th ed.Description: x, 467 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0824704800 (alk. paper); 9780824704803.Subject(s): Public administrationDDC classification: 351 Online resources: Publisher description | WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents 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 --
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Table of contents 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 --

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.

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