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- ISBN: 9781439878446 | 1439878447
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/15/2025
This is the seventh edition of the late Ferrel Heady's definitive work on comparative public administration. The expanded and updated volume includes Heady's last thoughts on the methodological direction of CPA as well as work from three leading scholars. The text features additional and expanded topics including intergovernmental relations in the U.S. and Europe, performance and accountability in the U.S. and Asia, foreign aid and the realities of development administration, state capacity and security assistance and development economics, public productivity, innovation networks, the global economic crisis, and contemporary approaches to terrorism and counter-terrorism.