Civil Servants and Politics: A Delicate Balance by C. NeuholdCivil Servants and Politics: A Delicate Balance by C. Neuhold

Civil Servants and Politics: A Delicate Balance

EditorC. Neuhold, S. Vanhoonacker, Luc Verhey

Hardcover | March 25, 2013

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This comparative study focuses on the changing relations between civil servants and politicians in the European Union in the last two decades. As well as national case studies this book also looks into politico-administrative relations in supranational institutions such as the European Commission and the European Parliament.
CHRISTINE NEUHOLD is Associate Professor of European Governance within the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. She is a political scientist by training and holds her doctoral degree from the University of Vienna. Her main research interests include the role of pa...
Title:Civil Servants and Politics: A Delicate BalanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pagesPublished:March 25, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230304834

ISBN - 13:9780230304833


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures List of Abbreviations PART I: CIVIL SERVANTS AND POLITICS: SETTING THE SCENE Introduction; C.Neuhold & S.Vanhoonacker Politicisation: What is it and why should we care?; B.G.Peters Civil Servants and Politicians: Problems and Future Prospects; L.Verhey Civil Servants and Whistle-blowing: Loyal Neutrality and/or Democratic Ideal?; G.Hunt PART II: POLITICISATION OF CIVIL SERVANTS BETWEEN NEUTRALITY AND POLITICAL ACTIVISM? COUNTRY STUDIES Civil Servants and Politicians: A Very British Relationship; D.Woodhouse Managerialism and politicisation in the Dutch Civil Service; S.van Thiel Civil Servants: How to Support the Political Level: The French Case; F.Baron Civil Service Reform in Slovakia and Hungary: The Road to Professionalisation?; K.Staronova Civil Servants and Politics in Germany; U.Battis PART III: SUPRANATIONAL BUREAUCRACIES AND CONSEQUENCES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PLAYERS Commission Civil Servants and Politics: De-politicised Bureaucrats in an Increasingly Political Organisation; M.W.Bauer & J.Ege The European Parliament's Administration: Between Neutral and Politicised Competence; C.Neuhold & I.Romanyshyn Conclusion; S.Vanhoonacker, C.Neuhold & L.Verhey

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