The Future of Governing
University Press of Kansas, 2001 - 260 pages
Global politics have been transformed by revolution and reformation in the last two decades. As political systems crashed or teetered precariously and entire governments and national boundaries dissolved, even the relatively stable industrialized democracies have been forced to reorganize their governments in the face of the increasing discontent of their citizens. Peters provides a concise and insightful guide to the fundamental ideas underlying these reform movements and their future impact on governance.
This revised edition includes three new chapters that add valuable analysis and perspective to current debates surrounding the political and administrative change in less-developed countries, the deficiencies of public administration theory, and the ways in which reform begets further reform and creates a belief in the desirability of continuous reform.
Results 1-3 of 33
It is a debate over whether formal rules are really capable of preventing the dishonest civil servant from engaging in corrupt activities or the inept civil ...
Reregulation therefore does raise important questions about how to control the activities of government organizations . There appears to be some general ...
On the other hand , linking implementation more closely with policymaking may improve the quality of both activities . The now familiar literature on ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Changing States Governance and the Public Service
Market Models for Reforming Government
The Participatory State
9 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Tourism Planning: Policies, Processes and Relationships
Colin Michael Hall
No preview available - 2008