Economic restructuring and African public administration

issues, actions, and future choices

Publisher: Kumarian Press in West Hartford, Conn

Written in English
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  • Administrative agencies -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Economic policy,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, M.Jide Balogun, Gelase Mutahaba.
SeriesThe Kumarian Press library of management for development
ContributionsBalogun, M. J., Mutahaba, G. R.
LC ClassificationsHC800 .E278 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2184790M
ISBN 100931816920
LC Control Number89002677

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This book is a successor volume to my Public Administration: A Nigerian and Comparative Perspective (). From its publication until the early s, it was used widely in many sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries as a textbook in universities and in polytechnics as well as in specialized schools and institutes of public administration and management. enduring feature of the economic landscape and will remain an influential force globally for some years to come. As such, it is • The position in the public administration hierarchy. • The purpose of the SOE. restructuring corporations and development lenders. • . Books shelved as public-policy: Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making by Deborah Stone, A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfo. Since this book was first printed in , a number of studies on the politics of economic reform and political and economic liberalisation have been published. These include Haggard, S. & Kaufman, R. (eds) (), The Politics of Economic Adjustment, Princeton; and Bates, R. &.

This review provides a brief history of the South African public service, with its colonial and apartheid roots. It dates back to the formation of the Union of South Africa in As Miller ( 52) observes, the South African government of “focused on using the public service as a sector to provide employment for the.   2. Sources: Private Security Regulatory Authority – annual report; International Trade Administration; the Graduate Institute of Geneva Small Arms Survey 3. Source: Statistics South Africa, “Poverty Trends in South Africa: An Examination of Absolute Poverty Between . UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICY – Vol. I - New Public Management: Origins, Dimensions and Critical Implications - M. Shamsul Haque ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) were initiatives such as the Fundamental Policy of Administrative Reform () in. Read more about this on Questia. Africa (ăf´rĬkə), second largest continent ( est. pop. 1,,,), c,, sq mi (30,, sq km) including adjacent to the north (c.4, mi/7, km wide), Africa straddles the equator and stretches c.5, mi (8, km) from Cape Blanc (Tunisia) in the north to Cape Agulhas (South Africa) in the south.

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