Edited by Andrew Massey
While there is no universally accepted definition of civil servant and civil service, this authoritative and informative Handbook compares and contrasts various approaches to organising the structure and activities of different civil service systems.
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- International Handbook on Civil Service Systems
- Chapter 1: Civil Service Systems: Introduction and Scope of the Book
- Chapter 2: The Weberian Legacy
- Chapter 3: Contrasting Anglo-American and Continental European Civil Service Systems
- Chapter 4: Decentralization, Devolution and the Hollowing Out of the State
- Chapter 5: Experiments with Joined-up, Horizontal and Whole-of-Government in Anglophone Countries
- Chapter 6: The Civil Service in Italy
- Chapter 7: The United States Civil Service
- Chapter 8: A Splendid Ruined Reform: The Creation and Destruction of a Civil Service in Argentina
- Chapter 9: Comparative Perspectives of the Challenges and Prospects of Civil Service Reforms in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
- Chapter 10: The Public Service of India: A Mapping Expedition
- Chapter 11: Towards Public Service-oriented Governance? Administrative Reform with ‘Chinese Characteristics’
- Chapter 12: Japanese Public Administration at the Crossroads: Declining Trust in Government and Civil Service Reform in the Age of Fiscal Retrenchment
- Chapter 13: The Australian Public Service System
- Chapter 14: The Civil Service in France: Contested Complacency?
- Chapter 15: The United Kingdom Civil Service: A Devolving System
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