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European Administrative Space. Balkan Realities

Matei, Lucica and Vašiček, Davor and Kastelan-Mrak, Marija (2011) European Administrative Space. Balkan Realities. The Economica Publishing House, Bucharest,Romania. ISBN 9789737095527

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    Since the conceptual framework of the European Administrative Space (EAS) in 1990s, at least two convergent trends may be found out. The first trend refers to EAS operationalisation as instrument and mechanism for assessing the reforms of the national public administrations. Herewith, we refer to the deepness of EAS content, which has become more comprehensive, incorporating the most significant aspects on the public administrations reforms. The second trend refers to continuous enlargement of EAS area. The limits of this area are not the same with the EU limits and the internal processes of EAS do not have the same intensity as those of the European integration. Therefore, we may assert that the EAS reveals specific developments related to the traditions, history, administrative culture, national identity etc., of every state. The regional characteristics on the development of public administrations are decisive and the administrative convergence will take them into account. In this context, the current volume aims to reveal a few Balkan realities on EAS. Of course our approach is far from presenting the whole complexity of the phenomena and processes of public administrations in the Balkan states. The arguments on the above difficulty refer to:

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    Item Type: Book
    Uncontrolled Keywords: European administrative space; Balkan states; administrative convergence; europeanization of public administration.
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Other > civil society
    Other > integration theory (see also researching and writing the EU in this section)
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > environmental policy (including international arena)
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > regional policy/structural funds
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > public policy/public administration
    Countries > Greece
    Countries > Italy
    Countries > Romania
    Countries > Slovak Republic
    Countries > Slovenia
    Countries > Bulgaria
    Countries > Croatia
    Countries > Serbia (June 2006-on)
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > europeanisation/europeanization & European identity
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Lucica Matei
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: Multilingual
    Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2011 10:08
    Number of Pages: 311
    Last Modified: 21 Oct 2011 10:08

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