Comparative Public Administration

Subject: 
Political Science (PSCI)
Catalog number: 
634
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
SEM
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
N/A
Description: 
A comparative survey of public administration in both developed and developing areas. The focus is on the rise of the administrative state in a variety of cultural and political contexts, and on the study of general concepts which can then be applied in a variety of settings. Among the topics to be discussed are: comparison in the study of public administration; bureaucracy as a focus for comparison; the concept of the administrative state; the evolution of national administrative systems; the politics-administration interface and the senior civil service; bureaucracy and democracy; representative bureaucracy; bureaucratic ethics and morality; and the ombudsman and government secrecy.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Arts (ART)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
002433