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Modernizing civil services

Author: Tony Butcher; Andrew Massey
Publisher: Cheltenhma, UK ; Northampton, MA : E. Elgar Pub., ©2003.
Series: New horizons in public policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Civil services in Western liberal democracies have undergone significant changes since the early 1980s, so much so that many of the traditional assumptions underpinning their role and operating  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Butcher; Andrew Massey
ISBN: 1843762013 9781843762010
OCLC Number: 53123854
Description: xii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Modernizing civil services: an era of reform / Tony Butcher --
2. Localism and exceptionalism: comparing public sector reforms in European and Westminster systems / R.A.W. Rhodes and Patrick Weller --
3. Protecting liberty and benefiting society: can market-based administrative reforms and market-based political institutions effectively co-exist in the US? / Joel D. Aberbach --
4. Modernization as Europeanization: the impact of the European Union on public administration / Andrew Massey --
5. Executive agencies and 'modernizing government' / Oliver James --
6. Devolution, integration and modernization in the United Kingdom civil service / Richard Parry.
Series Title: New horizons in public policy.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Butcher, Andrew Massey.

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