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Structure, culture, and governance : a comparison of Norway and the United States

Author: Tom Christensen; B Guy Peters
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comparison of the political-administrative systems of Norway and the USA. It measures the capacity to govern and the influence of structure and culture in each case. The authors seek to provide a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christensen, Tom, 1949-
Structure, culture, and governance.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)607354522
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Christensen; B Guy Peters
ISBN: 0847693147 9780847693146 0847693139 9780847693139
OCLC Number: 41326741
Description: v, 195 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Norway, the United States, and Comparative Politics --
Macropolitical Design of Government: The Legislative and Executive Related --
Legislatures: Historical Trends and Contemporary Structure and Decision-Making Processes --
The Political Executive --
The Structure of the Executive Bureaucracy --
Cultural Variables and Governance in Norway and the United States --
Governance in the Two Societies.
Responsibility: Tom Christensen and B. Guy Peters.

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