Public Administration in Germany

  • This open access book presents a topical, comprehensive and differentiated analysis of Germany’s public administration and reforms. It provides an overview on key elements of German public administration at the federal, Länder and local levels of government as well as on current reform activities of the public sector. It examines the key institutional features of German public administration; the changing relationships between public administration, society and the private sector; the administrative reforms at different levels of the federal system and numerous sectors; and new challenges and modernization approaches like digitalization, Open Government and Better Regulation. Each chapter offers a combination of descriptive information and problem-oriented analysis, presenting key topical issues in Germany which are relevant to an international readership.

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Author details:Karl-Peter Sommermann, Nathalie Behnke, Sabine Kropp, Hans Hofmann, Julia FleischerORCiDGND, Hans-Heinrich von Knobloch, Dieter Schimanke, Ludger Schrapper, Kay Ruge, Klaus Ritgen, Werner JannORCiDGND, Sylvia Veit, Jan Ziekow, Veith Mehde, Christoph ReichardORCiDGND, Eckhard Schröter, Gisela Färber, Hellmut Wollmann, Sabine KuhlmannGND, Jörg Bogumil
Title of parent work (German):Postprints der Universität Potsdam : Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Reihe
Publication series (Volume number):Postprints der Universität Potsdam : Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Reihe (140)
Editor(s):Sabine Kuhlmann, Isabella Proeller, Dieter Schimanke, Jan Ziekow
Publication type:Postprint
Date of first publication:2021/06/10
Completion year:2021
Publishing institution:Universität Potsdam
Release date:2021/06/10
Tag:Administrative federalism; European Union (EU); Federal Constitutional Court; German administrative system; German public administration; Open Access; decentralisation; federal administration; governance; institutions; multilevel governance; public administration; reforms; self-government; social security; the Basic Law; the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI); the German Constitution; the German federal architecture; the Länder
Number of pages:417
Source:Kuhlmann, S., Proeller, I., Schimanke, D. & Ziekow, J. (eds) (2021). Public Administration in Germany. Part of: Governance and Public Management. Springer Publishing. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-53697-8
Organizational units:Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Wirtschaftswissenschaften / Fachgruppe Betriebswirtschaftslehre
DDC classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 330 Wirtschaft
Peer review:Referiert
Publishing method:Open Access / Green Open-Access
License (German):License LogoCC BY - Namensnennung, 4.0 International
External remark:Bibliographieeintrag der Originalveröffentlichung/Quelle