"This Handbook is the work of Mr. Geoffrey Burgess, Consultant in Public Administration, who was engaged by the United Nations to prepare this document. Its compilation covered the period from the spring of 1964 to the autumn of 1965, and its contents describe laws and institutions existing at that time ... it has not been possible to include a completely up-to-date account"--Preface. U.N. document symbol: ST/TAO/M.29 [sic]. U.N. sales number: 66.II.H.2. At head of title: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Public Administration Branch.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Systems in which British practices have had predominant influence Systems in which French practices have had predominant influence Selected systems from Central and South America Selected systems recently or currently under modification Selected systems of countries with centrally planned economies General observations.