Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal / Edition 1

Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal / Edition 1

by R. Rhodes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230008402

ISBN-13: 9780230008403

Pub. Date: 11/21/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book focuses on the everyday life of ministers and senior public servants in different countries, describing the world through their eyes. It explores how their beliefs, practices and traditions create meaning in politics and public policy making. It provides unique data on life of politicians and practical advice on how to conduct fieldwork.

Overview

This book focuses on the everyday life of ministers and senior public servants in different countries, describing the world through their eyes. It explores how their beliefs, practices and traditions create meaning in politics and public policy making. It provides unique data on life of politicians and practical advice on how to conduct fieldwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230008403
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/21/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Being There; R.A.W.Rhodes, P.'t Hart & M.Noordegraaf PART I: OBSERVING AT HOME The Everyday Life of a Minister: A Confessional and Impressionist Tale; R.A.W.Rhodes Spies at the Crossroads: Observing Change in the Dutch Intelligence Service; P.'t Hart Men at Work: How Public Policy Managers Cope; M.Noordegraaf Governing Karlstad: An Insider's Story; P.O.Norell PART II: OBSERVING ABROAD Dutch Eurocrats at Work: Getting Things in Done in Europe; K.Geuijen, P.'t Hart & K.Yesilkagit The EU's Nomads: National Eurocrats in European Policy Making; R.Thedvall European Integration in Anthropological Perspective: Studying the 'Culture' of the EU Civil Service; C.Shore So What? The prospects and Pitfalls of Being There; R.A.W.Rhodes, P.'t Hart & M.Noordegraaf

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