Tradition and Public Administration

  • Martin Painter
  • B. Guy Peters

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Martin Painter, B. Guy Peters
      Pages 3-16
  3. Empirical Analysis of Administrative Traditions

  4. Legacy Effects: Administrative Reform and Administrative Tradition

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

bureaucracy Central government communism European Union (EU) Familie Government Nation public administration public management reforms service

Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Painter
    • 1
  • B. Guy Peters
    • 2
  1. 1.City University of Hong KongHong Kong
  2. 2.University of PittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230289635
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36572-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-28963-5
  • About this book