ISBN-10:
0803977425
ISBN-13:
9780803977426
Pub. Date:
04/15/1994
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Rewards at the Top: A Comparative Study of High Public Office / Edition 1

Rewards at the Top: A Comparative Study of High Public Office / Edition 1

by Christopher Hood, B. Guy Peters

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803977426
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/15/1994
Series: SAGE Modern Politics Series , #33
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of American Government at the University of Pittsburgh. He has written extensively in the areas of public administration and public policy, both for the United States and comparatively. Among his recent publications are the Handbook of Public Administration and The Quest for Control: Politicization of the Public Service.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE RHPO PROBLEM
Understanding RHPOs - Christopher Hood and B Guy Peters
Mountain Tops or Iceberg Tips? - Christopher Hood and Sonia Lambert with associate authors
Some Comparative Data on RHPOs
PART TWO: LOOKING AFTER NUMBER ONE?
The UK - Christopher Hood
Denmark - J[sl]orgen Gr[sl]onnegaard Christensen
Institutional Constraint and the Advancement of Individual Self-Interest in HPO
PART THREE: TRANSPARENCY AND THECUMUL DES MANDATES
France - Luc Rouban
Political Argument and Institutional Change
Belguim - Marleen Brans
Public Office and Private Rewards
PART FOUR:GOING AGAINST THE CULTURAL GRAIN
Sweden - Maivor Sj[um]olund
Norway PART FIVE - Per Laegreid
SIMILAR INSTITUTIONS, VARYING OUTCOMES
The United States - Desmond King and B Guy Peters
Germany - Hans-Ulrich Derlien
The Structure and Dynamics of the Reward System for Bureaucratic and Political Elites
Switzerland - Ulrich Kl[um]oti
Serving the State and Maximizing Income
PART SIX: BEYOND THE NATIONAL LEVEL
Paying the Top People In Europe - Edward C Page and Linda Wouters
PART SEVEN: RHPO IN PERSPECTIVE
Conclusion - B Guy Peters and Christopher Hood
What Have We Learned?

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