2015

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 2/2015 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains eight scientific papers in English dealing with local self-government. In his paper, Norbert Kersting deals with local political participation in Europe, focusing on elections and referendums, Anamarija Musa, Domagoj Bebić and Petra Đurman analyse transparency and openness in the case of Croatian cities, while Simona Kukovič and Marjan Brezovšek analyse e-democracy and e-participation in Slovenian local self-government. Colin Copus deals with the question of ideology and realism in local governance, Ivan Koprić and Mirko Klarić analyse new developments in local democracy in Croatia, while Michele Breuillard focuses on local democracy in France. In his paper, Dawid Sześciło is preoccupied with participatory budgeting in Poland, while Ivan Koprić, Daria Dubajić and Tijana Vukojičić Tomić analyse county elections in Croatia.

Alongside the scientific articles, this issue contains views on open questions on property restitution or the compensation for the property of former land communities, court practice by the County court in Zagreb, practice of Administrative court in Osijek and Civil service commission. Finally, a number of news and information about relevant conferences and round tables is published as well.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 1/2015 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with comparative public administration. The new issue contains seven scientific papers written in Croatian.

Within the thematic block on comparative public administration, Ivan Koprić introduces the structure of the papers and Goranka Lalić Novak explains appliance of comparative research method in studying public administration. Gordana Marčetić gives an overview of comparative civil service systems. The following papers are focused on public administration and political system of four European countries, dealing with political and constitutional arrangements, territorial organisation, state administration, public services, personal systems and administrative reforms. Petra Đurman writes about public administration and political system in the United Kingdom, Iva Lopižić gives an overview of this issue in the case of France, Romea Manojlović deals with the case of Germany, Jasmina Džinić with Estonian case and Mihovil Škarica with Albania. Within the rubric on current issues, Hrvoje Marušić is writing about public administration reform in the context of Eurointegration processes.

Alongside the scientific articles, this issue contains one book review, court practice by the High administrative court of the Republic of Croatia, Administrative courts in Split and Rijeka, and the Civil Service Commission of the Republic of Croatia. The journal also contains a number of news and information about relevant conferences and round tables

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 4/2014 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with the protection of human rights in administrative and judicial proceedings. The paper published in this issue of the journal are the product of the joint bilateral project between the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb and the Graduate School for Government and European Studies, Kranj, Slovenia.

In the first paper, professor Ivan Koprić gives an overview of Croatian-Slovenian Project Protection of Human Rights in Administrative and Judicial Proceedings, which is followed by five papers of Slovenian and another five papers of Croatian authors. The first part of the journal contains five papers written in Slovenian. Matej Avbelj is writting about the legal protection of individuals in administrative law of the European Union, while Polonca Kovač assesses trends in Slovenia and European Union regarding participation and information access in administrative procedure. Jernej Podlipnik deals with the taxation of unreported personal income, Vojko Strahovnik, and Gašper Škarja focus on ethics and integrity management and the codes of ethics in administration, while Jernej Letnar Černič: gives an critical evaluation of the operation of the Slovenian ombudsman. The second block contains five papers in Croatian. Goranka Lalić Novak deals with the right to asylum in case law, Frane Staničić and Ana Đanić write about legality and constitutionality of general acts in Croatian law and the practice of the High administrative court of the Republic of Croatia, Lana Ofak is focused on the question of limiting the legal position of the parties in the special administrative procedures, Marko Turudić deals with administrative court supervision of the regulatory agencies for network industries, while Mateja Crnković examines administrative contracts in Croatian legal system.

Alongside the scientific articles, this issue contains opinions on the proposal of the Strategy for the development of Croatian public administration 2014-2020, court practice by the High administrative court of the Republic of Croatia, Administrative courts in Rijeka and Split, and a number of news and information about relevant conferences and round tables.

"Croatian and Comparative Public Administration" - call for subscription in 2015

Institute for Public Administration invites you to subscribe for the periodical “Croatian and Comparative Public Administration” in 2015. Periodical “Croatian and Comparative Public Administration” is the first and only periodical in Croatia specialised for the public administration topics, established in 1999. The periodical is published quarterly, and besides scientific papers, it includes book reviews, the review of court decisions and practices of administration bodies, as well as news related to scientific and professional community.

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