Journal of
Public Administration and Policy Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2480
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAPR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 147

Table of Content: March 2012; 4(2)

March 2012

Ethics in Public Administration

  The modern world has seen an increase in interest in the areas related to the ethics of the sovereign good. A number of studies have focused on this subject matter and several academicians have exposed a number of ethical and philosophical dilemmas related to the concept of ethics in public administration.Despite the increasing number of studies that have focused on the importance of administrative ethics,...

Author(s): D. Radhika

March 2012

Unitarism and presidentialism: Political institutions and corruption in public management in Ghana

  This paper examines the compatibility of democratization and corruption in Ghana. It uses institutional explanations of unitarism and presidentialism as independent variables to explicate why the adoption of democratic government has not addressed the problem of corruption and the consequent inefficiencies in public sector management. While unitarism draws attention to how the supremacy of national...

Author(s): Bossman E. Asare

March 2012

The prospects of new local government system: An empirical study of the local government in District Dera Ismail Khan (DIK)

  The objective of this paper is to study the ground-realities of the system by gathering empirical facts and figures from the real actors of the local government work. Empirical results show that there is a lack of understanding of the system itself by all the users, which is making the system-performance-evaluation more ambiguous, complicated and thus, subject to a variety of interpretations. The regression...

Author(s):   Najeebullah Khan, Ghulam Muhammad Kundi, Bahadar Shah, Amanullah Khan and Sher Kamal