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Title State and administration in Japan and Germany : a comparative perspective on continuity and change / edited by Michio Muramatsu and Frieder Naschold.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1997.

Series De Gruyter studies in organization ; 75
De Gruyter studies in organization ; 75.
Subject Bureaucracy -- Germany.
Bureaucracy -- Japan.
Germany -- Politics and government.
Japan -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Muramatsu, Michio, 1940-
Naschold, Frieder.
Description 1 online resource (364 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword -- Table of Contents -- Comparative Research on the State and Administration in Germany and Japan: The Framework -- 1 Comparative Goals -- 2 Comparing Policies -- I Macrostructure and Macropolitics -- Post-war Politics in Japan: Bureaucracy versus the Party/Parties in Power -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Pluralism and the Bureaucracy -- 3 Characteristics of the Japanese Bureaucracy -- 4 History of Japana?s Bureaucracy -- 5 Maximum Mobilization and Personnel Administration -- 6 Budget Formulation: The Case for Integration -- 7 Concluding Remarks -- References
From State of Authority to Network State: The German State in Developmental Perspective1 The German State as a Model for Meiji Japan -- 2 Institutional Continuity and Change in the German Policy -- 3 Institutional Options and a€œBounded Rationalitya? in State-building Processes -- 4 Institutional Layers of the German Polity: Federalism and the Legacy of the Old Reich -- 5 The Administrative State and the Varieties of State Interventionism -- 6 Parliamentarism and Party Government -- 7 The Corporatist Legacies of the a€œOld Reicha? and of the 19th Century
8 Ambiguities of Citizenship in the German Nation-state9 The German State and European Integration -- References -- Administrative Reform in Japan: Semi-autonomous Bureaucracy under the Pressure toward a Small Government -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Genesis -- 3 The Reform Agenda -- 4 Why Small Government? -- 5 The Performance of SPARC -- 6 Semi-autonomous Bureaucracy -- 7 Administrative Reform and Coalition Politics -- 8 The Local Level Reform -- 9 Concluding Remarks -- References
Modernization of the Public Sector and Public Administration in the Federal Republic of Germany a? (Mostly) A Story of Fragmented Incrementalism1 Reconstruction of Public Administration in Post-war (West- )Germany in Neglection of Reforms -- 2 Public Sector Reforms in the 1960s and Early 1970s Within an Expanded Welfare State -- 2.1 Federal Level -- 2.2 LA?nder Level -- 2.3 Local Level -- 3 Period between Mid-1970s and Late 1980s: Years of Economic Recession, Budgetary Squeeze and Neo-liberal Beliefs Gaining Ascendancy -- 3.1 Federal Level -- 3.2 LA?nder Level
3.3 Local Level4 Development Since the Late 1980s: Upsurge of a a€œModernization of the Public Sectora? Debate in Germany vis-A -vis Changed International and Domestic Contexts -- 4.1 Federal Level -- 4.2 LA?nder Level -- 4.3 Local Level -- 5 German Unification and Administrative Reform -- 6 Concluding Remarks -- References -- II Policy Arenas and Networks a? A Comparative Policy Approach -- Social Policy in Japan: Building a Welfare State in a Conservative One Dominant Party System -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Analytical Framework
Note In English.
ISBN 9783110868951 (e-book)
3110868954 (e-book)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1515/9783110868951
OCLC # 868969759
Additional Format Print version: State and administration in Japan and Germany. Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1997 xiv, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. De Gruyter studies in organization ; 75 9783110144628 (DLC) 96030384

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