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Public Policy and Administration: Challenges and Synergies

Editor(s): Katarina Staronova, Laszlo Vass

Date: 2009

ISBN: 978-80-89013-43-2

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Publisher: NISPAcee Press

Price: 12 €

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The book contains selected papers from the 16th NISPAcee Annual Conference hled in Bratislava 2008. These proceedings attempt to provide new and interesting perspectives on the subject for use by both academics and practitioners. This volume brings together new perspectives from a wide range of thinkers - from academics to government officials, from young to more experienced –on the challenges of public policy and administration. This book brings together original and high quality research connected to the main conference theme, but also selected papers from panels and working groups.


 

Table ofContents

Preface................................................................................................................................7

Policy Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe

Jak Jabes.................................................................................................................9

SECTIONI

Public Policy andAdministration

Management of the Policies of Development in the Czech Republic: CzechInvest as an Example of Public Administration Competence

Vladimír Benáček............................................................................................... 15

Policy Actors and Policy Making in Contemporary Hungary

Terry Cox, Sandor Gallai...................................................................................37

Policy Implications for Visegrad Four Countries in Potential Policy Spaces Deriving from Demographic Change as a ‘Systemic’ Variable

Donald E. Fuller.................................................................................................55

Policy Failures in Hungary – in Search of New Failure Mechanisms

György Hajnal ....................................................................................................99

Political and Governmental Response to Ethnic and Linguistic Diversity: The Cases of Romania and Ukraine

Natalia Kolisnichenko, Mykola Izha, Allan Rosenbaum................................129

SECTIONII

Public AdministrationReform

National Assessment of Excellence in Slovenian Public Administration – Pilot Project 2007

Polona Kovač, Nina Tomaževič.......................................................................145

Decentralisation Process in Romania

Marius Profiroiu, Andrei Tudorel, Alina Profiroiu.........................................165

Searching for Professionalism: The Provision of Technical Assistance to Loca heir Transition Process

Iwona Sobis, Michiel S. de Vries ......................................................................181

SECTIONIII

E-government

Trusted Computing in Public Management

Franziska Cecon, Wolfgang Eixelsberger ........................................................215

E-government Readiness for Long-Term Preservation: The Progress of Slovenia

Mitja Decman ..................................................................................................229

Turkey’s E-government Strategy: Is there any Chance for a Transformation of the Traditional State Model?

Gülgün Tosun ...................................................................................................241

SECTIONIV

Civil Service Training

Human Resource Development in the Public Financial Sector of Central and Eastern Europe

Eugenijus Chlivickas........................................................................................ 251

Experiences of Civil Servants Training in Serbia

Ivana Zlatanović, Snezana Antonijević ..........................................................257

Modern PA Education in Postmodern Conditions: Risks of Cultural Iatrogenesis

Inesa Vorontchuk, Aivars Kalnins ...................................................................279

About the Authors........................................................................................................295

Index ..............................................................................................................................299



 

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