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Administering the summit: administration of the core executive in developed countries

Peters, B. Guy, Rhodes, R.A.W. and Wright, Vincent (eds.) (2000) Administering the summit: administration of the core executive in developed countries, New York, US, Palgrave Macmillan; St. Martin's Press, 296pp. (Understanding Governance).

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All executives need advice. However, providing advice is a dangerous game. Speaking truth to power demands diplomatic skills. This book looks at the way in which advice is provided to the summit of government in twelve advanced industrialized countries. It looks at the organization and staffing of advice for the heads of executives in eight European countries (Britain, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and Sweden) as well as Australia, Canada, Japan and the USA. The book examines the increasing pressures for centralization as core executives confront the differentiation and pluralization of government and the interplay of constitutional, political and institutional factors, and above all the governmental tradition in each system.

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Published date: 7 April 2000
Organisations: Politics & International Relations


Local EPrints ID: 336523
ISBN: 9780333752487
PURE UUID: ee1b7bfc-a707-4af1-82bc-3899b53fc77d
ORCID for R.A.W. Rhodes: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 28 Mar 2012 10:39
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:07

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Editor: B. Guy Peters
Editor: R.A.W. Rhodes ORCID iD
Editor: Vincent Wright

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