James S. Bowman, Jonathan P. West

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A nonpartisan public service is a priceless asset in American governance. The articles in this issue provide insight into contemporary civil service reform. How the debate is finally resolved will affect the integrity of democracy in the years ahead.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-467
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Public Administration
Issue number5
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008


  • At-will employment
  • Civil service reform
  • Merit system
  • Public service

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Public Administration

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