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.
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The policy role of civil servants is most obvious at the implementation stage , where the role of implementors in determining real policies occurred as ...
Policymaking The " temporary state ” approach to questions of governance appears to have little to say directly about the role of the public service in ...
The deregulatory model would appear to assign a somewhat stronger role to the bureaucracy in making policy . The logic is that these organizations tend to ...
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