Global dimensions of public administration and governance : a comparative voyage / Jos C.N. Raadschelders, Eran Vigoda-Gadot ; with Mirit Kisner.
Contributor(s): Vigoda-Gadot, Eran | Kisner, Mirit.Material type: BookCall no.: PLSC JF 2015 668146Publication: Hoboken, N.J. : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand, c2015Description: xxiv, 552 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1119026199; 9781119026198.Subject(s): Public administration | Globalization -- Social aspects | Globalization -- Political aspects
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-524) and index.
I. Globalization and government: Combining global and comparative perspectives upon the state of modern government -- Part 1: The origin, development, and dissemination of government: Structuring territory and organization -- 2. The roots and development of governance, government, and public administration: The envelopment of local communities in upper-local polities over time -- 3. Structuring governance and government: The layered territorial and bureaucratic organization of the world -- 4. State making, nation building, and citizenship -- 5. Political-administrative systems and multilevel government -- 6. Bureaucratic organization and culture -- 7. Organization, management, and policy: Comparing the competencies of government and public administration -- 8. Bureaucracy as personnel system and political-administrative relations -- Part 2. Managing policies: Continuity, change, and diversity -- 9. Traditional government activities I: National defense, police, law and order -- 10. Traditional government activities II: Economy, finance, and taxation systems -- 11. Social-economic services: Energy management, planning and zoning, industry and trade -- 12. Welfare services and policies: Health care, education, and social services -- 13. A vision for comparative theory and practice: Horizons of the comparative voyage -- Appendix 1: Structural similarities -- cultural differences: The need for and development of comparative government studies -- Appendix 2: Motives, types and theories, methods for, and challenges of comparative perspectives.
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