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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.

Administrative Reform: Analytics
Administrative reform: Analytics
TheoA.J.Toonen
Reform Activity: An Overview

A superficial glance at reform activities in the ‘Western world’ over the past two decades might easily give the impression that in the 1980s, continued into the 1990s, many countries, irrespective of their political and administrative systems, have embarked upon a similar type of public ...

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