POL413 - Comparative Public Administration

2 Unit(s)

Comparative analysis of private large-scale organizations and public (state) administrative organizations; of public administration in federal and unitary states; of state bureaucracies and state parastatals; of public administration in selected countries: liberal democracies, communist systems and the Third World. Also, a comparative analysis of government and politics based on selected area studies (such as Western Europe and North America; Communist Party States of Eastern Europe; Middle East and North Africa; South East Asia; Latin America). Which area to select for substantive discussions in a given year will depend on available staff and/or research needs and interests.