Comparative Bureaucratic Systems
The contributors to Comparative Bureaucratic Systems advance our understanding of public administration via broad-ranging research and incisive analysis. Covering the public sector in both more and less developed nations, this book sheds new light on the means by which the Ofourth branch of governmentO can be made both effective and suited to the local culture. This collection is a valuable resource for scholars of political science as well as for practictioners of public administration in the United States and abroad.
- Paperback | 484 pages
- 149.9 x 226.1 x 38.1mm | 703.08g
- 15 Feb 2005
- Lexington Books
- Lanham, MD, United States
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Prologue Chapter 2 A Comparativist's Sojourn Chapter 3 French Public Administration Chapter 4 The United Kingdom System Chapter 5 The Politicized Administrative Environment of Public Administration in the United States Chapter 6 German Public Administration: Weberian Despite "Modernization" Chapter 7 Australia's Administrative System Chapter 8 Public Administrative in Japan: The Need for Reform Chapter 9 Public Administration Singapore: The Role of the Public Bureaucracy in a One-party Dominant System Chapter 10 Korean System of Bureaucracy Chapter 11 Higher Civil Service in India Chapter 12 Pakistan's Upper Civil Service: Its Transforming Constituent Character Chapter 13 Public Administration in Bangladesh: Political and Bureaucratic Dimensions Chapter 14 Transforming the Post-apartheid South African Public Service Chapter 15 One Country, Two Systems: Political Reunification and Bureaucratic Transformation in Hong Kong Chapter 16 Administrative Reforms in China Chapter 17 Public Administration in Israel Chapter 18 A Comparative Perspective on Administrative Reform: The Arab World Chapter 19 The Administrative System of Russia Chapter 20 The Turkish Administrative System: Concepts and Issues
An exceptionally valuable country survey. CHOICE A good textbook for courses that focus on the relationship between political cultures and public bureaucracies. Perspectives on Political Science This book provides exemplary background information that not only political scientists, but also statesmen, politicians, administrators, and journalists in all countries ought to read and know about. I strongly recommend this important contribution to our literature. -- Fred Riggs, University of Hawaii, Honolulu (Emeritus)
About Krishna K. Tummala
Krishna K. Tummala is professor of political science and director of the Graduate Program in Public Administration at Kansas State University.