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Parliamentarians’ Professional Development : The Need for Reform (Hardcover)

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This book addresses the education and training of Members of Parliament (MP) across several countries. It examines existing training programs offered around the world, evaluates their strengths and weaknesses, and makes recommendations for a new approach which inclines professional development of MPs to requirements of the 21st century. Contributions in this book deal with the role of parliamentarians, and how to prepare them for their multi-faceted functions. The topics also include the importance of ethics in any curriculum; the need for a more sophisticated adult learning approach; human resource implications, and the need to reform existing training models. This book will appeal to researchers and scholars in the fields of political science and education, as well as parliamentarians interested in performing efficiently and effectively.
Genre: Political Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Education
Sub-Genre: Administration / General, Administrative Law + Regulatory Practice, General
Series Title: Public Administration, Governance and Globalization
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: December 16, 2015
TCIN: 50774319
UPC: 9783319241791
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-9495
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