Work Package 2

LOCAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND GOVERNANCE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

Duration: 6 months

Activity Type: Review of the Literature / Desk Top Research

Objectives
Work package 2 analyses the embeddedness and nestedness of social policy in the local administrative and governance context of the cities under investigation in China and Germany. This translates into:

  • a systematic, cross-nationally comparative analysis of the traditions and current structures of local public administration in China and Germany
  • an in-depth comparative analysis of the traditions and structures of local social policies in the cities under investigation.

Aims:
To conduct a comparative analyses of:

  • traditions, administrative structures, procedures and problems of local governments
  • traditions and administrative structures of local social policy.

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