TITLE

What Lies Beneath: The Political Roots of State Merit Systems

AUTHOR(S)
Ruhil, Anirudh V.S.; Camões, Pedro J.
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jan2003, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of the rise and diffusion of the merit principle in American government. Reasons behind differences in the periods when states adopted the merit principle; State-specific demographic, economic, structural and political factors that affect the adoption of the merit principle; Implications on public administration.
ACCESSION #
10017645

 

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