The Politicization of the Civil Service in Comparative Perspective: A Quest for Control

1st Edition

B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre

Published May 8, 2015
Reference - 312 Pages
ISBN 9781138874558 - CAT# Y179322

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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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