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Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration

2004 - 2017

Current editor(s): Ian Thynne and Danny Lam

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Volume 39, issue 4, 2017

Competitive neutrality in public-private partnership evaluations: a non-neutral interpretation in comparative perspective pp. 225-237 Downloads
Sebastian Zwalf
The role of the government in poverty alleviation in Hong Kong: Part I – dynamics of policy attention, choice and change pp. 238-257 Downloads
Jennifer Shin-Chon Wong
Government expenditure cuts and voluntary activities of citizens: the experience of Japanese municipalities pp. 258-275 Downloads
Kohei Suzuki
Service delivery and development at the grassroots: the evolution and contribution of community-based organisations in Nepal pp. 276-286 Downloads
Keshav K. Acharya and Habib Zafarullah
Climate change in Asia and the Pacific: challenges and perspectives pp. 287-296 Downloads
Jan-Erik Lane and Florent Dieterlen
Make way for smart cities: opportunities, challenges and capacities of New Zealand local governments pp. 297-303 Downloads
Peter McKinlay

Volume 39, issue 3, 2017

Relationship between politics and administration: a comparative analysis of legislation and governance in Pacific Island governmental systems pp. 153-162 Downloads
Lhawang Ugyel
Corporatist governance in Hong Kong: The case of the sports and arts functional constituency pp. 163-176 Downloads
Rikkie L. K. Yeung, Francesca T. C. Chiu and James Y. C. Kwok
Decentralisation without decentralisation: Bangladesh’s failed attempt to transfer power from the central government to local governments pp. 177-188 Downloads
Pranab Panday
Bargaining between local governments and multinational corporations in a decentralised system of governance: the cases of Ogan Komering Ilir and Banyuwangi districts in Indonesia pp. 189-201 Downloads
K. Kuswanto, Herman W. Hoen and Ronald L. Holzhacker
What might it take to achieve sustainable development? Three contrasting sets of perspectives pp. 202-210 Downloads
Priya A. Kurian
Public sector appointments, political influence and performance: perceptions of the situation in Pakistan pp. 211-216 Downloads
Junaid Ashraf
Transparency and accountability in local government: levels of commitment of municipal councillors in Bongabon in the Philippines pp. 217-223 Downloads
Arneil G. Gabriel

Volume 39, issue 2, 2017

Special Issue on the second decade of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China: themes and overview pp. 79-82 Downloads
John P. Burns
“One country, two systems”: the end of a legitimating ideology? pp. 83-99 Downloads
Ian Scott
Factionalism and Chinese-style democracy: the 2017 Hong Kong Chief Executive election pp. 100-119 Downloads
Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo
The “Principal Officials Accountability System”: its underdevelopment as a system of ministerial government pp. 120-134 Downloads
Eliza W.Y. Lee and Rikkie L.K. Yeung
Hong Kong 2007-2017: a backlash in civil society pp. 135-152 Downloads
Elaine Chan and Joseph Chan

Volume 39, issue 1, 2017

Centralisation, decentralisation and outsourcing of civil service training: Hong Kong, Singapore and United Kingdom experience in comparative perspective pp. 1-15 Downloads
Lina Vyas and Yida Zhu
Social safety nets in the development of a welfare system in Pakistan: an analysis of the Benazir Income Support Programme pp. 16-38 Downloads
Zahid Mumtaz and Peter Whiteford
Forms and effects of shared services: an assessment of local government arrangements in Japan pp. 39-50 Downloads
Yu Noda
Anti-money laundering governance in the Philippines: legal foundations, institutional dynamics and policy challenges pp. 51-62 Downloads
Dennis Vicencio Blanco
Agricultural insurance in Vietnam: pilot programme and pre-conditions for a public-private partnership approach pp. 63-71 Downloads
Dang Minh Duc
Public-private partnerships in Indonesia: a comprehensive legal framework of significance to action and analysis pp. 72-78 Downloads
Erwin Sondang Siagian

Volume 38, issue 4, 2016

Role and significance of political incentives: understanding institutional collective action in local inter-governmental arrangements in China pp. 211-222 Downloads
Chen Shaowei, Li Rui and Wang Youqiang
Impact of municipal mergers on local population growth: an assessment of the merger of Japanese municipalities pp. 223-238 Downloads
Kohei Suzuki and Kentaro Sakuwa
International inter-sectoral collaboration in university research centres: innovation systems in the United States and beyond in comparative perspective pp. 239-250 Downloads
Jennifer M. Miller
Small and medium-sized enterprises in Thailand: government policy and economic development pp. 251-269 Downloads
Mark Turner, Sineenat Sermcheep, Seksan Anantasirijkiat and Piti Srisangnam
Welfare-to-work: experience in the emerging Vietnamese welfare state pp. 270-280 Downloads
Phuc Nguyen, Mark Considine and Siobhan O’Sullivan
Problem-structuring methods: collaborative action with an application to the healthcare sector in Iran pp. 281-288 Downloads
Khadijeh Rouzbehani
Building effective local government in New Zealand: creatures of statute or expressions of local democracy? pp. 289-295 Downloads
Peter McKinlay

Volume 38, issue 3, 2016

Gambling regulatory regimes and the framing of “responsible gambling” by transnational casino corporations: Asia-Pacific regimes in comparative perspective pp. 139-153 Downloads
Linda Hancock and Zhidong Hao
Discerning the air: locating local government community engagement practice – reflections on selected Australian experience pp. 154-167 Downloads
Lisa McDonald, Andrew Hickey and Paul Reynolds
Public service happiness and morale in the context of development: the case of Bhutan pp. 168-185 Downloads
Karma Tshiteem and Max Everest-Phillips
Public finance, political manoeuvering, and the role of independent and controlled commissions: contrasting experience of the Finance and Planning Commissions in India pp. 186-203 Downloads
Masroor Ahmad
Policy analysis: a rich array of country and comparative insights pp. 204-210 Downloads
Joselyn Muhleisen and Ishani Mukherjee

Volume 38, issue 2, 2016

The Asian miracles: implementing the COP21 agreement pp. 75-86 Downloads
Jan-Erik Lane
Governance challenge: Australia’s Indian Ocean Island Territories pp. 87-102 Downloads
Jon Stanhope, Roger Wettenhall and Thaneshwar Bhusal
Municipal relationship modifications by the Great Heisei Consolidation in Japan pp. 103-117 Downloads
Yu Noda
Convergences and divergences of public sector reform in Bhutan: dynamics of incremental and transformational policies pp. 118-130 Downloads
Lhawang Ugyel
Bridging a strategic gap: a think tank for local government in New Zealand pp. 131-137 Downloads
Peter McKinlay

Volume 38, issue 1, 2016

The state and public administration: have instruments of governance outrun governments? Introductory perspectives II pp. 1-6 Downloads
H. Brinton Milward
Governance and the economy in Asia and the United States: institutions, instruments and reform pp. 7-23 Downloads
Jack H. Knott
An Asian perspective on policy instruments: policy styles, governance modes and critical capacity challenges pp. 24-42 Downloads
Ishani Mukherjee and Michael Howlett
Humanitarian NGOs as instruments, partners, advocates and critics in the governance of international humanitarian response: complementary or conflicting roles? pp. 43-59 Downloads
Eric P. Schwartz
Alignments of instruments and action in governance: a synthesis -- revisited and extended pp. 60-73 Downloads
Ian Thynne

Volume 37, issue 4, 2015

The state and public administration: have instruments of governance outrun governments? Introductory perspectives pp. 217-223 Downloads
H. Brinton Milward
Governance and policy problems: instruments as unitary and mixed modes of policy intervention pp. 224-235 Downloads
B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre
De-institutionalising governance? Instrument diversity and feedback dynamics pp. 236-246 Downloads
Adrian Kay and Carsten Daugbjerg
Syncing the instruments and missions of government: re-thinking the roots of decay pp. 247-252 Downloads
Donald F. Kettl
The global vernacular of governance and instruments: translating between the operating systems of China and the United States pp. 253-263 Downloads
Dan Guttman
Alignments of instruments and action in governance: a synthesis pp. 264-272 Downloads
Ian Thynne

Volume 37, issue 3, 2015

Does Asia have a unique theory of public administration for all seasons? An exploratory essay pp. 143-160 Downloads
Ali Farazmand and Arjola Balilaj
Micro and macro approaches to social innovation: mapping the approaches of significant funders and advocates - comparative experience in East Asia, Europe and the United States pp. 161-181 Downloads
Beryl A. Radin and Wai Fung Lam
The growing movement for enterprise risk management in government: the United States begins to catch up pp. 182-192 Downloads
Thomas H. Stanton
Access to water in developing countries: four options for provision and regulation in the water sector pp. 193-206 Downloads
Raymond Saner, Lichia Yiu, Mario Filadoro and Victoria Khusainova
Monetising social and environmental costs in infrastructure evaluation: the case of Hong Kong's third international airport runway pp. 207-215 Downloads
Rikkie L. K. Yeung, Anthony H. F. Li and Samuel K. Hung

Volume 37, issue 2, 2015

"All quiet on the non-Western front?" A review of public service motivation scholarship in non-Western contexts pp. 69-86 Downloads
Zeger Van der Wal
Evidence-based policy-making for corruption prevention in Hong Kong: a bottom-up approach pp. 87-101 Downloads
Ian Scott and Ting Gong
Shared services in Australia: is it not time for some clarity? pp. 102-114 Downloads
Richard Reid and Roger Wettenhall
Protecting the wellbeing of Nepalese migrant workers: the nature and extent of interventions by the government of Nepal pp. 115-127 Downloads
Jhalak Sharma Sapkota
Innovation in local government and governance: observations on emerging practice in New Zealand pp. 128-141 Downloads
Peter McKinlay

Volume 37, issue 1, 2015

Resourcefulness opportunities and challenges in local government: Australian perspectives - guest editor's introduction pp. 1-3 Downloads
John Martin
Understanding community to engage community: the use of qualitative research techniques in local government community engagement pp. 4-17 Downloads
Andrew Hickey, Paul Reynolds and Lisa McDonald
Community visioning: the role of traditional and online public participation in local government pp. 18-32 Downloads
Robyn Cochrane
Missed opportunities for democratic engagement: the adoption of community indicators in local government pp. 33-43 Downloads
Roberta Ryan and Catherine Hastings
Cultural development and local government: analytical frames, insights and observations pp. 44-55 Downloads
John Lavarack and Roberta Ryan
Future-proofing local government: strategies to address language, literacy and numeracy skills in the sector's workforce pp. 56-67 Downloads
Alex Kats, John Martin and Angela Zivkovic
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