Introduction

James S. Bowman, Jonathan 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
Volume31
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2008

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Keywords

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

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Introduction. / Bowman, James S.; West, Jonathan.

In: International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 31, No. 5, 04.2008, p. 461-467.

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Bowman, James S. ; West, Jonathan. / Introduction. In: International Journal of Public Administration. 2008 ; Vol. 31, No. 5. pp. 461-467.
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