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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.

The Instruments of Intergovernmental Management
The instruments of intergovernmental management
BerylA.Radin

If this Handbook had been published two decades ago, the discussion of instruments of intergovernmental management would have been a very straightforward and relatively simple exposition. For at that point it would be assumed that intergovernmental management focused almost entirely on vertical ...

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