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The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

A Quest for Control

Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

© 2004 – Routledge

312 pages

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About the Book

This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and systems used to handle appointees of prior administrations in the US, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Greece.

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Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / National