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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 and Public Sector Reform in Latin America
Public administration and public sector reform in latin america
JorgeNef

This chapter intends to provide a general overview of Latin America's public sector restructuring in the context of the broader economic, social and political changes in the past two decades. Administrative reform may evoke a ...

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