Administrative Reform in Developing Nations (Hardback)
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Administrative Reform in Developing Nations (Hardback)

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Hardback 280 Pages / Published: 30/11/2001
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Under pressure from the World Bank, the International Monetary Funds and the World Trade Organization governments of both industrialized and less developed nations have undertaken extensive reforms and reorganization to streamline their public sectors. This volume, with chapters written by authorities from around the world, provides information on administrative reform in varied nations. Following an introduction, which sets a theoretical framework, the book contains sections devoted to Asia, the Near/Middle East, Africa, and a comparison of East/South Europe and Asia. Administrative reform has become a widespread challenge to national and sub-national governments around the globe. Under pressure from the World Bank, the International Monetary Funds and the World Trade Organization governments of both industrialized and less developed nations have undertaken extensive reforms and reorganization to streamline their public sectors. This volume, with chapters written by authorities from around the world, provides information on administrative reform in varied nations. Developing nations face acute problems on a daily basis, making administrative reform an essential function of public administration. With chapters devoted to experiences in such nations as Korea, India, Iran, Turkey, the Arab States, Nigeria, and South Africa, this volume sheds valuable light on administrative reform in developing countries and provides lessons for future policy actions.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275972127
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 566 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"[p]resents original materials on administrative reform in nations around the world, with special attention on administrative reform in developing countries."-International Review of Administrative Sciences
"[p]ublication of this book is long overdue....The case studies present information that is useful in a globalising and rapidly changing world."-Development Policy Review
" p ublication of this book is long overdue....The case studies present information that is useful in a globalising and rapidly changing world."-Development Policy Review
" p resents original materials on administrative reform in nations around the world, with special attention on administrative reform in developing countries."-International Review of Administrative Sciences
?[p]ublication of this book is long overdue....The case studies present information that is useful in a globalising and rapidly changing world.?-Development Policy Review
?[p]resents original materials on administrative reform in nations around the world, with special attention on administrative reform in developing countries.?-International Review of Administrative Sciences

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