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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.

Public Administration in Post-Communist States
Public administration in post-communist states
A.J.G.Verheijen

The post-Communist states of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union provide a microcosm of the problems inherent in comprehensive public administration reform processes. These states range from EU candidate states to states that have slid to extreme levels of poverty and have fallen back to the ...

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