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  1. The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective

    A Quest for Control

    Edited by B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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...

    Published May 5th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Local Governance in England and France

    By Alistair Cole, Peter John

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Local Governance in England and France addresses issues at the cutting edge of comparative politics and public policy. The book is based on extensive research and interviews, over 300 in total, with local decision makers in two pairs of cities in England and France: Lille and Leeds; Rennes and...

    Published June 27th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Local Partnership and Social Exclusion in the European Union

    New Forms of Local Social Governance?

    Edited by John Benington, Mike Geddes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This book explores local partnership-based initiatives to tackle European-wide problems of poverty and social exclusion. A major comparative study of the fast developing theme of social exclusion, the contributors look at its causes, effects and at the ways it might be combatted. Based on in-depth,...

    Published April 18th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Why Does Policy Change?

    Lessons from British Transport Policy 1945-99

    By Dr Geoffrey Dudley, Geoffrey Dudley, Jeremy Richardson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    The tension between policy stability and change is a key political phenomenon, but its dynamics have been little understood. Why Does Policy Change? examines and explains the dynamics of major policy change by looking at case studies from British Transport policy since 1945. The significant...

    Published January 17th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Social Relations and Social Exclusion

    Rethinking Political Economy

    By Peter Somerville

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Examining the rational individual, this book develops a new approach to the theory of social relations. It explores how far we make sense of society on the assumption that people act as independent and free individuals, exercising rational choice. Re-examining the family, community, workplace and...

    Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Public Sector Ethics

    Finding and Implementing Values

    Edited by Noel Preston, Charles Sampford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    This study, with contributions from both scholars and practitioners, examines the theory and practice of public sector ethics across a broad range of environments....

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  7. Ethics and Political Practice

    Perspectives on Legislative Ethics

    Edited by Noel Preston, Charles Sampford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    Scrutinizing the practice of legislators and politicians from an ethical perspective, this work looks closely at various methods to facilitate ethical conduct....

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge