Globalization, Governance, and the Future of Public Administration: Can We Make Sense Out of the Fog of Rhetoric Surrounding the Terminology?


  • Donald E. Klingner

    1. Donald Klingner is a professor in the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado. He is coauthor of Public Personnel Management (5th ed. 2003, also published in Spanish and Chinese), an international public management consultant, visiting professor at UNAM (Mexico), Fulbright Senior Scholar in Central America, past chair of ASPA's SPALR and SICA, and coeditor of Comparative Technology Transfer and Society. E-mail:
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Books reviewed in this article:

Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, The Commanding Heights: The Battle between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World

Joseph Stiglitz, Globalization and Its Discontents

Miles Kahler and David Lake, eds., Governance in a Global Economy

Joseph Nye, Jr. and John Donahue, eds., Governance in a Globalizing World