Public Administration in Contested Societies

  • Karl O’Connor

About this book


Why are some conflicts managed better than others? Social scientists have used various disciplinary lenses to answer this question but until now, public administration has not been used to understand how conflict is managed. This book explores the everyday management of conflict in two cases of power-sharing from the view of elite level bureaucrats


bureaucracy conflict conflict management conflicts decision-making Policy policy-making public administration

Authors and affiliations

  • Karl O’Connor
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Criminology, Politics and Social PolicyUniversity of UlsterNorthern Ireland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45230-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29815-7
  • About this book