Public Administration Review

Articles from Vol. 59, No. 6, November

Challenges and Opportunities for Women to Advance in the Federal Civil Service: Veterans' Preference and Promotions
This study deals with the effects of veterans' preference on women careers in the federal civil service between 1975 and 1995. This analysis applies time series regression and logistic regression to employment, promotion, age, and salary data)Or males...
Comparative Study and the Section on International and Comparative and Administration (SICA)
The Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA), the very first section of ASPA, is 25 years old this year. To commemorate this silver jubilee anniversary, a decision was made while I served as the Section Chair in 1976 that two...
Corruption in Asian Countries: Can It Be Minimized?
Can corruption be combatted? Yes, but only under certain circumstances! That appears to be the experience of Asian countries where corruption is ubiquitous with the exception of Singapore--a country that proved to be the only success story with a strong...
Globalization and Public Administration
This article discusses globalization and its implications for public administration. Using a political economy approach, an analysis is made of the different meanings and perspectives of globalization, of the causes and consequences of globalization,...
Governance at Ground Level: The Frontline Bureaucrat in the Age of Markets and Networks
Many governments have attempted to rearm their public management systems over the past decade. But how do reforms play out at the ontline of government where the work is done? We looked at the impacts of system changes on frontline staff. In an effort...
Policy of Preference: Lessons from India, the United States, and South Africa
Has the sanguine public policy of preference turned out to be a political soccer game? Has it been a victim of ideological fights? Can it undo the past? In India, it has become a tool of competitive populism. In the United States, it has been subjected...