croatian and comparative public administration

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 2/2016 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. 

The new issue of the journal contains six scientific papers of which three written in English and three in Croatian. Within first thematic bloc Aleksandra Maksimovska i Aleksandar Stojkov are writing about social responsiveness and service performance of local governments in the case of Macedonia, while Romea Manojlović focuses on the organizational size as a determining factor of performance and quality measurement. Second thematic bloc on public services contains three papers. Mauricio Covarrubias, Adriana Plasencia Diaz and Mauricio Covarrubias Romero write about decentralisation and governance of the education system in Mexico, Desanka Servan focuses on water management as a factor of territorial integration of local units, and Kristijan Karajić is preoccupied with management of archival institutions and programmes. The last thematic block contains a paper on constitutionality and legality control over independent regulatory bodies written by Josip Vučković.

Alongside the scientific articles, this issue contains court and administrative practice of Supreme Administrative court of Croatia and of Ministry of Finance, and a glossary written by Teo Giljević. 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 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.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 3/2014 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with the topic of public services, civil service, local democracy and security and intelligence services. All papers are written in Croatian.

In the first part of the new issue two papers dealing with the topic of public services are published. Emina Ahmetović, Medina Ahmedić, Almira Muharemović, Edina Nožinović, Aleksandar Draganić, Vesna Katić, Edin Islamović are writing about the puls methodology in examining the level of citizens’ satisfaction with public services, while Desanka Sarvan analyses the implementation of new public management measures in water management. The second part of the journal also contains two papers, dealing with the topic of civil service. In his paper, Damir Juras focuses on disciplinary measures of customs servants, while Alen Benazić analyses the impact of organizational reforms and downsizing on the quality of human resources in public administration. In the following section Vojko Rešetar deals with conducting referendum on the local level in Croatia, while Krešimir Margaletić in the last section analyses normative framework of the security and intelligence system in Croatia.

Alongside the scientific articles, the new issue contains book review, court practice and a number of news and information about relevant conferences and round tables. In addition, a glossary written by Jasmina Džinić has been published.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 2/2014 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with European governance, public sector ethics, public finances and decentralization, Croatian state and election rights, as well as administrative law. Four papers are written in English and three papers in Croatian.

The first part of the issue deals with European governance containing two papers. Paper published by assistant professor Anamarija Musa is devoted to the topic of reforming the European Union’s Agency Governance. In his paper, Paweł Swianiewicz deals with Polish regions and the impact of Europeanization. The second part of the journal comprises two papers dealing with the topic of public sector ethics. Tony Evans is analysing the moral economy of street-level service, while Dagmar Radin and Brian Shoup deal with the question of party instability, institutional incentive, and corruption in emerging democracies. The third part of the journal, covering the issue public finances and decentralization, includes paper about fiscal decentralization and fiscal imbalance in Croatia and European Union countries written by Anto Bajo and Marko Primorac. In thematic block devoted to the question of Croatian state and election rights Ivan Kosnica explains Croatian-Slavonian Affiliation in Croatia and Slavonia in the Period after the Croatian-Hungarian Agreement of 1868. The last section of the journal contains paper dealing with the legal nature of public procurement contract published by Anica Drmić.

Alongside the scientific articles, issue contains book review, court practice and a number of news and information about relevant conferences and round tables. In addition, Recommendations adopted by the Forum of public administration on reforming public administration in Croatia have been published.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 1/2014 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with local self-government and relationship between citizens and public administration. The new issue contains nine scientific papers - of which three are original scientific papers, four review scientific papers and two preview scientific reports. Seven papers are published in English and two in English.

The first part of the journal deals with local self-government, containing six papers. Paper written by professo Paweł Swianiewicz is devoted to the topic of europeanization of Polish local politics and policy making, while Marta Lackowska, PhD, analyses Europeanization of Polish Cities. Professor Fred Lazin writes about local government reforms in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The topic of the paper written by professor Miro Haček and Irena Bačlija, PhD, is administrative capacity in Slovenian municipalities, while Zoran Radman, PhD, deals with the realisation of the right to local self-government in spatial planning. Professor Ivan Koprić devoted his paper to the problems with decentralisation of power in Croatia. The second part of the journal comprises three papers dealing with the topic of citizens and public administration. Igor Vidačak, PhD, and Marina Škrabalo analyse the effects of europeanisation on openness of the public administration in Croatia, Wolfgang Rusch writes about modernisation of the system of administrative procedures in South Eastern Europe, while the topic of the paper written by Iskra Akimovska Maletić, PhD, refers to the human rights and public services.

Alongside the scientific articles, this issue contains one book review, glossary written by Mihovil Škarica, PhD, and court practice by the High administrative court of the Republic of Croatia, Administrative courts in Zagreb, Rijeka and Osijek. 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 4/2013 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with administrative theory, public sector economy, politics and public administration as well as with civil service. The new issue contains eight scientific papers - of which two are original scientific papers and six review scientific papers - and one professional paper. Six papers are published in Croatian and three in English.

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New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 3/2013 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with Europeanization of public administration, local and urban governance, services of general interest and public law. The new issue contains eight scientific papers, three them of original scientific papers, four review scientific papers and one preliminary scientific reports. Seven papers are published in English and one in Croatian.

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"Croatian and Comparative Public Administration" - call for subscription in 2014

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New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 2/2013 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with administrative theory, European Union and europeanization, public servants, local self government with the focus on local self-government in Bosnia and Hercegovina and with public finances. The new issue contains ten scientific and professional papers, two thereof original scientific papers, three review scientific papers, four preliminary scientific report and one professional paper. Eight papers are published in Croatian and two in English.

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New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 1/2013 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. 

The new issue of the journal contains papers dealing with public administration education, administrative law and local self-government. The new issue contains ten scientific papers, three them of original scientific papers, four review scientific papers and three preliminary scientific reports. Eight papers are published in English and two in Croatian
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Information for subscribers of "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear subscribers and followers of the journal "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration",

We apologize for the delay in publishing the issue number 1/2013. The delay is caused by technical reasons, which we have now solved. You can expect to receive the issue no. 1/2013 in the course of June and issue no. 2/013 by the end of July.

We hope the quality of the papers that will be published in the following issued will compensate this delay.

We thank you for your patience and understanding and we are looking forward to future collaboration.

Sincerely,

Editorial board of the journal

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 4/2012 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. 

The new issue contains articles dealing with the topics of administrative theory, relationship between civil society and public administration, administrative contracts and public procurements, performance management in the public sector and the theory of local self-government.

In total nine scientific papers have been published, comprising four original scientific papers, two review scientific papers and three preliminary scientific reports. Six papers are written in English and three in Croatian.

Professor John Halligan has devoted his paper to the explanation of the reforms undertaken in Australia and the outcomes of these reforms with the focus on present reforms and the problem that have arisen. Also, the author uses the comparative approach, explaining similar reforms undertaken in New Zealand and Great Britain. Jasmina Džinić writes about the quality of public administration, with a special emphasis on the public sector awards as an instrument to stimulate and enhance the quality of public sector. Jelena Matančević analyses the challenges and specificities that appear during the conduction of international comparative civil sector researches. The paper also contains the review of most important researches. Professor Marc Gjidara has devoted his paper to the contractual relations between public law partners in France, with special emphasis on the contracts between central state and local units, whose number has increased after the start of the decentralization process in 1980s. Professor Didier Truchet deals with the basic principles of the public procurement procedure in France and the influence EU law has had on it. Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović, PhD and Sunčana Slijepčević, PhD, analyse the possibility of the introduction of performance measurement at sub-national level in Croatia and they try to point out the main obstacles preventing the introduction of this system, which would certainly bring to faster local and regional development. Professor Mohan S. Kashikar explains the performance appraisal system in India, its main weaknesses and suggests possible solutions. Professor Ivan Koprić analyses the changes in the territorial structure in European countries, grouping these countries into three categories. The paper also discusses the question how to solve the problems emerging from different needs, interests and circumstances in territorially different units. Anamarija Musa, PhD, has devoted her paper to the topic of agencification as a new form of decentralization basing on the tasks. In her paper she has explained the good and bad sides of agencification and the development and progression of this trend in Croatia.

Besides scientific paper, this issue of the journal contains also one book review, glossary, court practice from the Administrative court in Rijeka and High administrative court of the Republic of Croatia, practice of the Civil Service Commission of the Republic of Croatia, as well as a number of news from Croatian and international conferences and events.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration" – September 2012

Dear readers and followers, the number 3/2012 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued.

The papers published in this issue of the journal deal with the status of the capital cities in some European countries, two papers deal with the local self-government in Slovenia and two papers explain the process of decentralization in Serbia. Three papers are devoted to local self-government in Croatia and one paper deals with the question of environmental governance.

This issue of the journal contains ten scientific papers and one professional paper. Five scientific papers are published in English, four in Croatian and one in Serbian, while the professional paper is published in Croatian.

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New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

Dear readers and followers, the number 2/2012 of the journal Croatian and Comparative Public Administration has just been issued. This issue of the journal contains eight scientific and three professional papers. Among them five scientific papers have been published in English and three in Croatian. Among the professional paper, two have been published in Croatian and one in English.

The new issue of the journal contains topics dealing with local public policies, administrative reforms in South-East Europe, regional policy in Croatian, public law and papers devoted to the life and work of Academy member Eugen Pusić.

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New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

The majority of scientific and professional papers published in the new issue of the „Croatian and Comparative Public Administration“ Journal (No. 1/2012) deal with various topics on local self-government in Europe as well as with certain aspects of public management in Croatia. Prof. István Temesi, Ándras Szalai and Renáta Tábit deal with various aspects of local self-government in Hungary. In that respect, prof. Temesi writes on status of capital city of Budapest, Szalai explains status of Hungarian villages, whereas Tabit deals with towns with county status. Prof. Michêle Breuillard, prof. Stéphane Guérard and prof. Guillaume Protiêre are concerned with local self-government in France. Breuillard explains the status of Paris, Guérard deals with decentralization process and regulation of French «new communes» while Protiêre elaborates the status of French metropolises. Frédéric Delauneville deals also with local self-government by explaining the special status of the city of Bratislava. Three papers deal with public management in Croatia. Prof. Jure Šimović and doc. Tereza Rogić Lugarić explain public utilities services and financial instruments, Morena Mičetić-Fabić analyses the organizational adjustment of Croatian local units for the implementation of EU funds, while Nada Pejić and Krešimir Buntak research whether delegation may increase the efficiency of state administration. Prof. Kristian Sabo, prof. Rudolf Scitovski and mr.sc. Petar Taler apply the mathematic model on the analysis of the possible number of constituencies in Croatia.
In this issue you may also find new court and administrative practice of the European Court of Human Rights, the Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia and Civil Service Commission of the Republic of Croatia. Three news from international and domestic conferences have been published, as well as an interview in English language given by prof. Ivan Koprić and Tijana Vukojičić Tomić on the right to vote for Croatian citizens living abroad. The new issue is concluded with glossary on public policy. In total, this issue contains nine scientific papers (five thereof written in English) and two professional papers written in English.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

The new issue 4/2011 of Croatian and Comparative Public Administration Journal brings numerous interesting topics from the field of public services and public management, administrative education, regional self-government, public administration reforms in the Republic of Serbia, all written by domestic and foreign authors, experts in public administration. Prof. emeritus Hellmut Wollmann discusses different modes of public service provision in European countries; prof.dr.sc. Miro Hacek on introduction of entrepreneurial principles in Slovenian municipal administration; prof.dr.sc. Snezana Djordjevic on reforms of public services in Serbia. Professors Ian D. Clark and Leslie Pal analyse and compare existing academic programs and professional competencies of Masters of public administration and of public policy in Canada. Professors Konrad de Ceuninck and Herwig Reynaert interpret future state reforms in Flanders; dr.sc. Vedran Djulabic and Romea Manojlović deal with administrative aspects of regional and cohesion policy in Croatia. Jasmina Dzinic writes on public administration reform in Serbia and prof.dr.sc. Stevan Lilic provides a review of strategy for public administration reform in Serbia in the context of European integration. Academic Jaksa Barbic and retired prof.dr.sc. Vlado Puljiz write about work of deceased academic Eugen Pusic; Barbic on Pusic’s activities within Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and Puljiz on Pusic’s considerations regarding social state, social policy and social welfare.

New issue also contains a review of prof.dr.sc. Stevan Lilić's book „Administrative Lawp/administrative procedural law“; recent jurisprudence of Croatian Constitutional Court and Administrative Court as well as recent administrative practice of Civil Service Committee; an interview with Joško Klisović, Head of Department of President of the Republic of Croatia on new initiative Open Government Partnership in Croatia; news from the conference Administrative Justice Coping with European Challenges, three round tables: Challenges for Citizens Inclusion in Creating Public Policies; Open Government Partnership; Decentralization, news from representation of the study Ten topics in the Public Administration Reform in Croatia and from commemorative meeting held in honour of deceased academic Eugen Pusic, and finally a glossary with expropriation terms. New issue contains nine scientific papers (eight of them written in English) and one professional paper.

New issue of the "Croatian and Comparative Public Administration"

New issue of Croatian and Comparative Public Administration journal (no. 3/2011) has just been published. It contains numerous scientific and professional papers on topical issues of administrative reforms, local self-government, administrative procedural law and europeanisation of public administration. You may also get information on the newest court and administrative practice, read a review of book about development of the Slovenian public administration 1991-2011 edited by Polonca Kovač and Gregor Virant; news from several recently held domestic and international conferences held both in Croatia and abroad in the field of public administration, public policy and administrative law and news from the lecture held in Zagreb by the eminent professor B.Guy Peters on theory and practice of public administration in the last fifty years, as well as to find out on different structures and forms of sub-municipal self-government in the countries throughout Europe from the glossary. This issue has three original scientific papers, three review scientific papers, one preliminary scientific report and two professional papers, whereof four papers have been written in English.