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The European Public Servant: A Shared Administrative Identity?

Does a shared idea of the ‘public servant’ exist in Europe? Sager, Overeem, and others explore.

Fritz Sager & Patrick Overeem (eds.)
24 March 2015

European integration is under pressure. At the same time, the notion of a European administrative space is explicitly voiced. But does a shared idea of the public servant exist in Europe? This volume shows how the public servant has been conceived throughout history, and asks whether such conceptions are converging towards a common European administrative identity. It combines conceptual and institutional history with political thought and empirical political science.

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