An examination of rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems including case studies focusing on Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand and Singapore.
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Reward for High Public Office

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An examination of rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems including case studies focusing on Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand and Singapore.
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Christopher Hood is Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow of All Souls College at the University of Oxford. He currently chairs the Politics Section of the British Academy. B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of American Government at the University of Pittsburgh and has published and lectured extensively in the areas of comparative public administration, comparative policy studies and European politics.
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Table of Contents

Clay Wescott and Barbara Nunberg Foreword
Part I Top Level Rewards in Public Office: An Overview
1. Christopher Hood and Guy Peters with Grace Lee Introduction
2. Christopher Hood and Jostein Askim with John Burns, Kousaku Dairokuno, Bob Gregory, Pan-Suk Kim, Grace Lee, Akira Nakamura, Martin Painter, Guy Peters and Jon Quah Alike at the Summit?
Part II The Politics Behind the Numbers: Seven Cases
3. John Burns Rewarding Comrades at the Top in China
4. Martin Painter Rots, Perks and Fat Cats: Rewards for High Public Office in Australia
5. Robert Gregory New Zealand - the End of Egalitarianism?
6. Akira Nakamura and Kousaku Dairokuno Japan's Pattern of Rewards for High Public Office - A Cultural Perspective
7. Pan-Suk Kim The Politics of Rewards for High Public Office in Korea
8. Grace Lee Hong Kong: Institutional Inheritance from Colony to Special Administrative Region
9. Jon Quah Paying for the 'Best and Brightest': Rewards for High Public Office in Singapore
Part III Conclusion
10. Christopher Hood and Guy Peters Conclusions: The Top Pay Game and Good Governance - Where Immodest Theories Meet Slippery Facts
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