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What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer Hardcover – Sep 1 2015

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  • Hardcover: 388 pages
  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (Sept. 1 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773546219
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773546219
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 612 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #151,776 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"What Is Government Good At? is a major contribution to research on Canadian government and the threats to Canadian democracy and public administration. Savoie writes with skill and flair and there are excellent and interesting insights in every chapter of this book." G. Bruce Doern, Carleton University
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“Can we get a copy of Donald J. Savoie’s “What Is Government Good At? A Canadian Answer” onto the reading stand of every candidate for president of the United States?... Savoie’s book is not a prescription as much as it is a field guide to government and
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"Savoie draws clear distinctions between what government is good at, largely those things it is uniquely placed to deliver – and a much longer list of things at which government is not good. Savoie makes a strong case that government must focus on its str

About the Author

Donald J. Savoie holds the Canada Research Chair in public administration and governance at the Université de Moncton and is the author of numerous books including Whatever Happened to the Music Teacher?


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