Comparative Public Administration

Comparative Public Administration

by J.A. Chandler

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This accessible introduction to the system of public administration uses a clear, country by country analysis and includes new public management approaches.

Including often neglected areas such as the European Union; Japan; Britain; France; Germany; The Republic of Ireland; Italy, Sweden and the United States, this student-friendly volume is a highly valuable resource for students of Politics and Administration at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134668113
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/11/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

J. A. Chandler is an emeritus professor of Local Governance at Sheffield Hallam University and author of several books on local government, including  Explaining Local Government (Manchester University Press, 2009). He has also edited  Local Government in Liberal Democracies (Routledge, 1993) and The Citizen’s Charter (Dartmouth, 1996). He is completing Explaining Public Policy to be published by Routledge in 2014/15.

Table of Contents


Contributors List

Chapter 1 Introduction

J.A. Chandler

Chapter 2 Public Adminstration in Britain

John Kingdom

Chapter 3 France

Barry Owen

Chapter 4 Germany

Graham Timmins

Chapter 5 The Republic of Ireland

Neil Collins and Mary O'Shea

Chapter 6 Italy

R.E. Spence

Chapter 7 Sweden

Jacqueline Yates

Chapter 8 The European Union's Administrative System

Robert A. Jones

Chapter 9 The United States

J.A. Chandler

Chapter 10 Japan

Sonia El Kahal

Chapter 11 Conclusion: Globalization and Public Administration

J.A. Chandler

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