Government Capacity and the Hong Kong Civil Service

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Political Science - 468 pages
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This book examines, in detail, the political context within which the civil service operates, including the role of the central government in Hong Kong SAR civil service policy making, the changing leadership role of Hong Kong's administrative elite, and attempts by the government to boost executive accountability since 2002.

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Context and Civil Service Structure
3 Policy and Institutions
The Administrative Elite

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John P. Burns is Chair Professor of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong.

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