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The past two decades have been marked by a period of substantial and often fundamental change in public administration. Critically reflecting on the utility of scholarly theory and the extent to which government practices inform the development of this theory, the Handbook of Public Administration was a landmark publication which served as an essential guide for both the practice of public administration today and its on-going development as an academic discipline.

The Concise Paperback Edition provides a selection of 30 of the original articles in an accessible paperback format and includes a new introduction by B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre. It is an essential point of reference for all students of public administration.

Accrual Budgeting in a Comparative Perspective
Accrual budgeting in a comparative perspective
LeonardKok

Since the introduction of New Public Management (NPM), there has been increasing emphasis within the public sector on working more like a business. Those who consult Reinventing Government (Osborne and Gaebler, 1992) as the handbook of New Public Management, are confronted on almost every ...

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