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Public Administration in Europe: The Contribution of EGPA

Ongaro, Edoardo ed. (2018). Public Administration in Europe: The Contribution of EGPA. Governance and Public Management (GPM). Springer.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92856-2
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Abstract

This book considers the ways in which public administration (PA) has been studied in Europe over the last forty years, and examines in particular the contribution of EGPA, the European Group for Public Administration, both to the growth of a truly pan-European PA, and to the future of PA in Europe. The book provides a lively reflection on the state of the art of PA both over the past forty years and over the next forty years. It reflects on the consolidation and institutionalisation of EGPA as the European community for the study of PA in Europe, and demonstrates the need for such a regional group for PA in Europe, as well as for regional groups for the study of PA in other parts of the world. The book also demonstrates the functional, cultural and institutional reasons that underpin the significance of a regional group for researching and studying PA at an ‘intermediate level of governance’ between the national and the global levels. The book provides rich insights about the state of the art of PA in Europe from the leading public administration scholars.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 3-319-92855-4, 978-3-319-92855-5
Keywords: Public administration; Europe; administrative sciences; EGPA; Trans-Atlantic Dialogue; Informatisation; e-Government; Public Personnel Policies; local governance; local democracy; subnational government; reform; Quality and Integrity of Governance; Civil Society; Law and Public Administration; strategic management; financial management; justice; sociology of state-reforms
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
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Item ID: 59711
Depositing User: ORO Import
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2019 10:03
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 12:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/59711
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