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Culture, Development, and Public Administration in Africa

Culture, Development, and Public Administration in Africa

by Ogwo Jombo Umeh, Greg Andranovich


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ISBN-13: 9781565492011
Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Greg Andranovich is Professor of Political Science at California State University, Los Angeles, where he teaches in the public administration program. His research is in urban and regional policy making, and comparative public administration; his publications focus on issues of economic growth and development and collaborative processes.

Ogwo Jombo Umeh is Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Affairs and Administration at California State University, East Bay. His research is in comparative and development public administration and focuses on sub-Saharan Africa, democratic governance, organizational management and public policy. His publications focus on comparative administration and democratic governance issues.

Table of Contents

1) Introduction; 2) Characteristics of Administration in Developing Countries; 3) The Interpretive Dimension of Administration: Culture and its Impacts; 4) The SADCC Studies; 5) The Interpretive Framework and Public Administration; 6) Bringing Culture Back into the Mix: Some Reflections; 7) Epilogue: Post-Apartheid South Africa

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