State and Local Government Reforms in France and Germany

Divergence and Convergence

  • Editors
  • Vincent Hoffmann-Martinot
  • Hellmut Wollmann

Part of the Urban and Regional Research International book series (URI, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-10
  2. Arthur Benz, Anna Meincke
    Pages 59-74
  3. Sabine Kuhlmann, Manfred Röber
    Pages 89-109
  4. Vincent Hoffmann-Martinot
    Pages 231-251

About this book


The edited book aims at comparatively analysing the development and current situation of
state and local government reforms in France and Germany. The articles address State and administrative traditions, intergovernmental relations, decentralisation, administrative modernisation, public finances, public sector personnel, local democracy, local (mayoral) leadership and decentral/local social policy.


Administration Institution Mayor Policy Public Sector Reform Region Verwaltung democracy employment policy local government organization public finance public management social policy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, Wiesbaden 2006
  • Publisher Name VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-531-14596-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-531-90271-5
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