Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance: A Comparative Voyage

Jos C.N. Raadschelders, Eran Vigoda-Gadot, Mirit Kisner

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A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of the mechanisms behind public administration Global Dimensions of Public Administration and Governance is a comprehensive, comparative text on the structure and function of governments around the world. Written by two of the field's leading public administration scholars, this book provides an interdisciplinary perspective and a global, historical, and theoretical examination of the management and governance of the modern state. Readers learn how territory, bureaucracy, and political systems influence policy and reform in over thirty countries, and how these mechanisms affect the everyday lives of citizens. This comparative approach features rich examples of how policy is shaped by culture, and how modern policy principles are filtered to fit a country's needs and expectations
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHoboken, New Jersey
Number of pages579
ISBN (Electronic)9781119026129
ISBN (Print) 9781119026259
StatePublished - 2015


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