Tradition and Public Administration

Authors: Painter, Martin

Editors: Peters, B. (Ed.)

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Contributors examine the persistence of administrative patterns in the face of pressures for globablization by developing a concept of administrative traditions and describing the traditions that exist around the world. They assess the impact of traditions on administrative reforms and the capacities of government to change public administration.

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PHILIPPE BEZES Senior Research Fellow (National Center for Scientific Research) at the the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Science Administrative (CERSA, Université of Paris 2) and lecturer in Public Policy and Public Administration at Sciences-Po in Paris, France ANTHONY B. L. CHEUNG President of The Hong Kong Institute of Education, and also Chair Professor of Public Administration O. P. DWIVEDI, Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph, Canada JOHN HALLIGAN Research Professor of Government and Public Administration, Faculty of Business and Government, University of Canberra, Australia AHMED SHAFIQUL HUQUE Associate Professor, Department of Political Science at McMaster University, Canada GORAN HYDEN Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, USA MARTIN LODGE Reader in Political Science and Public Policy at the Department of Government and the ESRC Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics, UK D. S. MISHRA is an Indian Administrative Service officer and is currently Chief Vigilance Officer in the Airports Authority of India EDOARDO ONGARO is Professor of Public Management at SDA Bocconi School of Management and a lecturer of Management of International and Supranational Organisations at Università Bocconi of Milan, Italy JON PIERRE Research Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA JAN-HINRIK MEYER-SAHLING Lecturer in European Politics at the University of Nottingham, School of Politics and International Relations, UK TONY VERHEIJEN Senior Public Sector Specialist at the Africa Public Sector Reform and Capacity Building Department of the World Bank KUTSAL YESILKAGIT Associate Professor at the School of Governance of the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • The Analysis of Administrative Traditions

    Pages 3-16

    Painter, Martin (et al.)

  • Administrative Traditions in Comparative Perspective: Families, Groups and Hybrids

    Pages 19-30

    Painter, Martin (et al.)

  • Checks and Balance in China’s Administrative Traditions: A Preliminary Assessment

    Pages 31-43

    Cheung, Anthony B. L.

  • Administrative Tradition in India: Issues of Convergence, Persistence, Divergence and Challenges

    Pages 44-56

    Dwivedi, O. P., Order of Canada, PhD, LL.D (Hon.), Dr. Env.S. (Hon.) (et al.)

  • Traditions and Bureaucracy in Bangladesh

    Pages 57-68

    Huque, Ahmed Shapqul

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tradition and Public Administration
Authors
Editors
  • B. Peters
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28963-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230289635
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57566-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 274
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