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Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration

2004 - 2019

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Volume 41, issue 4, 2019

Municipal amalgamations in international perspective: motives addressed in scholarly research pp. 187-202 Downloads
Naci Karkin, Volkan Gocoglu and Pinar Savas Yavuzcehre
Persistence of bureaucratic over-representativeness or under-representativeness: experience of the civil service in Malaysia pp. 203-216 Downloads
Nadia Hezlin Yashaiya and Abdillah Noh
Why does innovation in government occur and persist? Evidence from the Australian government pp. 217-229 Downloads
Mehmet Akif Demircioglu
Participation as aid conditionality: parliamentary engagement in Bangladesh’s poverty reduction strategy pp. 230-236 Downloads
Mohammad Mizanur Rahman
Environmental governance and sustainable development in Bangladesh: millennium development goals and sustainable development goals pp. 237-245 Downloads
Bulbul Ahmed
Public-private partnerships in solid waste management in Indonesia: the need for technical regulation pp. 246-250 Downloads
Erwin Sondang Siagian, Asep Sumaryana, Ida Widianingsih and Heru Nurasa

Volume 41, issue 3, 2019

Linking socio-economic performance, quality of governance, and trust in the civil service: does culture intercede in the perceived relationships? Evidence from and beyond Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka pp. 127-141 Downloads
Hasan Muhammad Baniamin
Citizen expectations and satisfaction of service performance: lessons from subnational governments in Japan pp. 142-156 Downloads
Yu Noda
Managerial flexibility versus employee-friendly flexibility: the internal labour market of Taiwan’s civil service pp. 157-168 Downloads
Bennis Wai Yip So and Hsin-Chung Liao
Bureaucratic and political leadership in Bangladesh: dynamics of administrative reform and the public interest pp. 169-180 Downloads
Ahmed Shafiqul Huque and Jannatul Ferdous
Approaches to well-being policy and practice:New Zealand initiatives in comparative perspective pp. 181-186 Downloads
Peter McKinlay

Volume 41, issue 2, 2019

Private military and security companies: legal and political ambiguities impacting the global governance of warfare in public arenas pp. 63-71 Downloads
Raymond Saner, Amaka Uchegbu and Lichia Yiu
Oversight and legislative activity concerning Pacific Island territories of the United States: a balancing of partisanship and autonomy pp. 72-84 Downloads
Sean A. Cain
Public participation in local governments in Bangladesh: experience, challenges and the future pp. 85-96 Downloads
Pranab Kumar Panday
Neoliberal and post-political urban governance: local government amalgamations in New South Wales, Australia pp. 97-109 Downloads
Khandakar Al Farid Uddin
Questioning cross-cultural applicability of public administration knowledge: a critical Asian perspective pp. 110-118 Downloads
M. Shamsul Haque
Strategic performance management in local governments in the Philippines: work and rating challenges pp. 119-125 Downloads
Arneil G. Gabriel and Nimfa S. Villaroman

Volume 41, issue 1, 2019

The risky business of urban water innovation in Australia: looking through the harm lens pp. 1-18 Downloads
Graeme Hodge, Tara McCallum and Colin Campbell
The evolution of public enterprise in Australia: disillusion and dissolution pp. 19-32 Downloads
Chris Aulich and Roger Wettenhall
The Ombudsman and good governance: Tonga’s experience pp. 33-41 Downloads
‘Aisea H. Taumoepeau
The dismissal and re-positioning of government ministers and senior administrators in Tonga: leadership and performance challenges pp. 42-47 Downloads
Albert Vaea
Leadership capabilities in Fiji’s civil service: perspectives of senior officials pp. 48-55 Downloads
Kelvin Andrews
Public-private partnerships in solid waste management: arrangements in Indonesia pp. 56-62 Downloads
Erwin Sondang Siagian, Asep Sumaryana, Ida Widianingsih and Heru Nurasa

Volume 40, issue 4, 2018

Special Issue on public sector enhancement in Pacific Island states pp. 207-211 Downloads
Graham Hassall
Public sector management and reform: Cook Islands experience pp. 212-218 Downloads
Nandi T. Glassie
Public sector coordination in Papua New Guinea: responsibilities and experience of central coordination agencies pp. 219-227 Downloads
Robyn Ata
E-government in Vanuatu: a whole-of-government approach pp. 228-234 Downloads
John Jack
The Solomon Islands public service: organisations, challenges and reform pp. 235-244 Downloads
Jude Devesi
Performance management in the Vanuatu public service: foundations, achievements and challenges pp. 245-251 Downloads
Nanise Lapi
Public trading bodies in Samoa: performance management, results and challenges pp. 252-259 Downloads
Elita Tooala and Faafetai Golovale-Leiofi
From design to action: Papua New Guinea’s latest state-owned enterprise policy pp. 260-269 Downloads
Bronwyn E. Howell, Petrus H. Potgieter and Ronald Sofe

Volume 40, issue 3, 2018

Policy on the move: how policy advocates have framed the international transfer of Australia’s asylum seeker policies pp. 147-158 Downloads
Ella Weisbrot
The civil service’s “fast food approach†to development policy-making in Bangladesh: critique and agenda for reform pp. 159-174 Downloads
Mohammad Mizanur Rahman and Fahimul Quadir
Building public sector integrity in Indonesia: the role and challenges of ethical leadership pp. 175-185 Downloads
Iris van Eeden Jones and Karin Lasthuizen
The capacity of local governments in Nepal: from government to governance and governability? pp. 186-197 Downloads
Keshav K. Acharya
Inter-organisational coordination: structures and dynamics of subnational project management in Bangladesh pp. 198-205 Downloads
A. H. M. Kamrul Ahsan

Volume 40, issue 2, 2018

Donor policy domains in official development assistance: ideas, actors and rules in and beyond Asia pp. 83-97 Downloads
Joanna Spratt
Environmental sustainability and poverty alleviation in India: a study of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme pp. 98-114 Downloads
B. S. Ghuman and Ranjeet Singh
Fiscal decentralisation and good governance: convergence or divergence? The experience of commune councils in Cambodia pp. 115-131 Downloads
Theara Khoun
Do government web portals matter for citizen engagement in governance? A study of rural local government digital centres in Bangladesh pp. 132-141 Downloads
Shuvra Chowdhury
Brunei Darussalam’s institutional development strategy: components, achievements and challenges pp. 142-146 Downloads
Nurul Afiqah Nor Amin

Volume 40, issue 1, 2018

Policy work and capacities in a developing country: evidence from the Philippines pp. 1-22 Downloads
Kidjie Saguin, M. Ramesh and Michael Howlett
The role of the government in poverty alleviation in Hong Kong: Part II – diversity of instrument choice pp. 23-42 Downloads
Jennifer Shin-Chon Wong
Dunedin’s arts and culture strategy: a case study of the challenges of participatory governance in New Zealand pp. 43-56 Downloads
Jennifer Cattermole
Do legal prescriptions ensure public accountability? Insights and lessons from local governments in Bangladesh pp. 57-67 Downloads
A. H. M. Kamrul Ahsan, Mst. Shuvra Chowdhury and Pranab Panday
Have foundations become an independent sector in China? Exploring the links between foundations and the state pp. 68-73 Downloads
Qun Wang
Access to better health? The impact of the Benazir Income Support Programme in Pakistan pp. 74-81 Downloads
Muhammad Waqas and Masood Awan

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 systemsâ€: 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 Systemâ€: 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
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