The Library of Public Policy and Public Administration is a major peer-reviewed international book series that publishes original, previously unpublished material in the fast developing and interdisciplinary field of public policy and public administration. The series includes studies in public finance, public law, political science and (organizational) sociology. The broadening of the concept of government to that of governance, i.e., the performance of public tasks by private organizations; Interactive administration, which covers all kinds of `horizontal' transactions and their private counterparts; Internationalization, covering the tendency of nearly all government problems to transcend national boundaries; Information and communication technology (ICT), especially the need for `knowledge and information management' in the public sector.£/LIST£ The Library of Public Policy and Public Administration is an indispensable tool for academics, researchers, policy makers, journalists, consultants and those working in government ministries and agencies, and in industry.
Volumes published in the Library of Public Policy and Public Administration reflect the major transitions the field is currently undergoing. For example, the series publishes studies about: