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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xxi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The state of modern nations and the rebirth of an old paradox. Theoretical approaches to nation building ; Dilemma of governability under democratic and bureaucratic constraints --
Caught between democracy and bureaucracy: an anthology of empirical examination. The power of bureaucracy: managerial quality and performance ; The charm of democracy: building on democratic values and good citizenship ; Empirical evidence: a longitudinal national study of bureaucracy and democracy in Israel --
Strong nations and reconciliation of the democratic-bureaucratic paradox: several alternatives. Strong nations and collaboration in public administration: a myth or necessity? ; Strong nations and innovation in the public sector ; Strong nations and global reforms in public administration: a new, borderless public policy ; Building strong nations by effective governability in a democratic cosmos.
'A perception of a global chaos can be easily formed these days given the volume and diversity of our daily news. This book successfully uncovers some hidden pattern that might explain a number of