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Peters, B. Guy

Overview
Works: 358 works in 1,790 publications in 6 languages and 38,817 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks  Longitudinal studies  Case studies  Academic theses  Festschriften 
Roles: Author, Editor, edc, Other, Collector, htt, Contributor, Publishing director
Classifications: JF1351, 351
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Most widely held works by B. Guy Peters
American public policy : promise and performance by B. Guy Peters( Book )

86 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Comparing public bureaucracies : problems of theory and method by B. Guy Peters( )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comparative study of public policy once promised to make major contributions to our understanding of government. Much of that promise now appears unfulfilled. What accounts for this decline in intellectual fortunes and change in intellectual fashion? Comparing Public Bureaucracies seeks to understand why. One of the principal answers is that there is no readily accepted and dependent variable that would allow comparative public administration to conform to the usual canons of social research. In contrast, comparative public policy has a ready-made dependent variab
The politics of bureaucracy : a comparative perspective by B. Guy Peters( Book )

87 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition addresses both the bureaucracy involved in implementing government policy and the increasing role of outsiders, such as voluntary organizations and consultants. It also examines the question of accountability and control
Taking stock : assessing public sector reforms by B. Guy Peters( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the last tow decades governments have invested a great deal of time, money, and political capital in reforms to make the public sector more efficient. They have, however, invested little in evaluating the effectiveness of their efforts, accepting many of the reforms because of a belief in a particular approach to governing or an ideological commitment on the part of politicians. This collection of essays "takes stock" of these reform measures and their impact on public administration."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Governance in a changing environment by B. Guy Peters( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal cutbacks, the public's declining confidence in government, and new ideologies are forcing the public sector in industrialized democracies to undertake major reforms. In these essays contributing authors examine changes to the political and economic environment and the ways in which governments have responded. The essays explain what is happening in government in the late twentieth century and suggest changes that can be expected in the future
Comparative administrative change and reform : lessons learned by B. Guy Peters( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festschrift in honour of B. Guy Peters
Steering from the centre : strengthening political control in Western democracies by Carl Dahlström( )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume analyzes the extent to which the centre of government can retain political and administrative control when delivery of public services is increasingly done through networks, contacts, partnerships, and a host of other devolved arrangements. International in scope, Steering from the Centre covers the experiences of diverse countries and examines how various centralization/decentralization strategies have played out in these differing national and institutional contexts."--Pub. desc
Governing : essays in honour of Donald J. Savoie by James Bickerton( )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A festschrift in honour of Donald J. Savoie
Politicization of the civil service in comparative perspective : the quest for control by B. Guy Peters( )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Reward for high public office : Asian and Pacific-rim states by Grace O. M Lee( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems including case studies focusing on Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New Zealand and Singapore
The SAGE handbook of public administration by B. Guy Peters( )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive and authoritative survey of the discipline of public adminstration. Assembling a team of scholars from around the world, this book explores the state-of-the-art in academic thinking and the structures and processes for the administration of public policy
Can government go bankrupt? by Richard Rose( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of public administration by Pitezi( Book )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook provides a complete review and guide to past and present knowledge in the field of public administration. It comprehensively explores the state of the art in academic thinking and the current structures and processes for the administration of public policy
Institutional theory in political science : the new institutionalism by B. Guy Peters( Book )

62 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been a major growth of interest in institutional theory and institutional analysis in political science. This text identifies these approaches to institutions, and provides a frame of reference for the different theories
The future of governing : four emerging models by B. Guy Peters( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a guide to the fundamental ideas underlying recent reform movements and their future impact on governance. The examination of administrative models underscores their implications for reformers, bureaucrats, and public administrators, as well as the importance of integrating ideals with contexts in any attempt to make government more responsive. This revised edition includes three new chapters that add analysis and perspective to current debates surrounding the political and administrative change in less-developed countries, the deficiencies of public administration theory, and the ways in which reform begets further reform and creates a belief in the desirability of continuous reform
Modern politics and government by Alan R Ball( )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Modern Politics and Government' includes a new chapter on globalization and regionalization and broader coverage of on-democratic politics, of interests and movements, of the media, of social and cultural influences on political behaviour and of public management
Handbook of public policy by B. Guy Peters( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an invaluable survey of the major theories and approaches in this area of study and research. It explores the role of parties in the pressing contemporary problems of institutional design and democratic governance today
Rewards for high public office in Europe and North America by M Brans( )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing an important element of public governance, this book provides a unique systematic investigation of both formal and informal rewards for working in high-level positions in the public sector
Comparative politics : theory and methods by B. Guy Peters( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the issues involved in the attempts to compare political systems, and discusses how the methods and results of comparative politics can be improved
European politics reconsidered by B. Guy Peters( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Comparing public bureaucracies : problems of theory and method
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Comparing public bureaucracies : problems of theory and methodThe politics of bureaucracy : a comparative perspectiveTaking stock : assessing public sector reformsComparative administrative change and reform : lessons learnedSteering from the centre : strengthening political control in Western democraciesPoliticization of the civil service in comparative perspective : the quest for controlReward for high public office : Asian and Pacific-rim statesHandbook of public administration
Alternative Names
Guy, Peters

Guy, Peters 1944-

Guy Peters Brainard

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Peters Brainard Guy

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Petersas Brainardas Guy

Питерс Б. Г. 1944-

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