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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.

Comparative Public Administration: From General Theory to General Frameworks
Comparative public administration: From general theory to general frameworks
MarleenBrans
On Value, Definitions and Problems of CPA
‘Compare or perish’, or the value of CPA for PA and p.a.1

‘Compare or perish’ is perhaps too strong a motto for founding the rationale of comparative public administration (CPA) research. However, ...

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