The Civil Service Today

The Civil Service Today

by Gavin Drewry, Tony Butcher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631181729
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/16/1992
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Gavin Drewry is Professor of Public Administration in the Department of Social Policy, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London.

Tony Butcher is Lecturer in Government in the Department of Social Science and Administration, Goldsmith's College, London.

Table of Contents



Prologue: Some Crises of the 1980s.

1. Charting the Territory.

2. How Things Came to Be.

3. Some Facts and Figures.

4. The Universal Department.

5. Recruitment and Training.

6. Conditions of Service.

7. The Working Context.

8. Ministers and Civil Servants.

9. The Public Face of Private Government.

10. Slimmer and Fitter: the Quest for Efficiency and Effectiveness.

11. The Civil Service at the Crossroads?.

12. The 'Next Steps' Programme.


Select Bibliography.


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