Public Administration in Small and Island Countries

This is a book about te relationship between scale and the theory and practice of public administration—in particular, what happens to the conventional wisdom about good government when the scale factor is a very small one.
ISBN: 1-56549-001-0
Author: Randall Baker
Kumarian Press

Scale can and does have serious consequences for many aspects of life in small countries, especially in terms of economic and political viability and vulnerability. However, the focus of this book is firmly on the specifically administrative consequences of scale, though all the authors would readily admit that these different dimensions do not exist in isolation.

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