Dr. Picard’s Articles

Articles

(with Ezzeddine Moudoud), “The 2008 Guinea Conakry Coup: Neither Inevitable nor Inexorable,” Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Vol. 28, No. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 51-69.

Taylor & Francis

“Dependency Avoidance, Dependency Reversal and Economic Development; Cases from the Nineteenth Century Periphery,” Africanus, vol. 23, No. 1 and 2 (November, 1994), pp. 13-29.

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“Public Administration in South Africa: The Transition to a Non-Racial Public Service,” Administratio Publica, vol. 4, No. 1 (June, 1992), pp. 84-93.

(with Michele Garrity), “Organized Interests and the Public Policy Process: An Assessment of Jamaican Business Associations,” Journal of Developing Areas, (June, 1991), pp. 369-394.

(with N. Lynn Graybeal), “Internal Capacity and Overload in Guinea and Niger,” Journal of Modern African Studies, 29, 2, (June, 1991), pp. 275-300.

WorldCat

(with Jan Sallinger-McBride) “Rural Development Areas in Swaziland: The Politics of Integrated Rural Development,” Comparative Politics, vol. 22, no. 1 (October, 1989), pp. 1-22.

JSTOR

“Donors and Development: The Politics of Technical Assistance in Southern Africa: A Review Essay,” Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 7, no. 1/2 (April-October, 1988), pp. 264-267.

“Traditionalism, the Bureaucracy and Local Administration: Continuity and Change in Swaziland,” Journal of African Studies vol. 13, no. 4 (Winter, 1986), pp. 116-125.

“Patrons vs. Planners: The Political Contradictions of Integrated Rural Development in Swaziland,” (with Jan Sallinger-McBride), Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 5, no. 1/2 (1987).

“Traditionalism in Swaziland: The Economic Basis of a Southern African Monarchy” Journal of Contemporary African Studies vol. 4, no. 1/2 (December, 1984/January, 1985), pp. 291-298.

“Administration Attitudes and Time in Bechuanaland and Botswana,” SICA Occasional Papers Series, American Society of Public Administration (Fall 1984), pp. 15

“Local Level Politics in Lesotho: The Limits of Decentralization,” Africanus, vol. 14, no. 1/2 (November, 1984), pp. 4-20.

“Development Administration Revisited: Administrative Attitudes in Tanzania and Botswana,” in Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 2, no. 1 (October, 1982), pp. 31-58 (Published in 1984).

Taylor & Francis

“Self-Sufficiency, Delinkage and Food Production: Limits on Agricultural Development in Africa,” Policy Studies Review, vol.4, no. 2 (November, 1984), pp. 311-319.

“Development Administration and Political Control: The District Administration in Lesotho” in Rural Africana no. 18 (Winter, 1984), pp. 27-44.

“Administrative Reorganization — A Substitute for Policy? The District Administration and Local Government in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1949-1966” Botswana Notes and Records no. 16 (September, 1984), pp. 85-96.

“Agriculture and Rural Project Planning: Institutional Training Capacity in Southern Africa” Occasional Paper United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization, August 1983), pp. 55.

“Decentralization, ‘Recentralization’ and ‘Steering Mechanisms,’ Paradoxes of Local Government in Denmark,” in Polity, vol. 15, no.4 (Summer, 1983), pp. 536-554.

JSTOR

“Independent Botswana: The District Administration and Political Control,” Journal of African Studies, vol. 8, no. 3 (Fall, 1981), pp. 98-110.

Sage

(with William P. Avery) “Pull Factors in the Importation of Conventional Armaments to Africa,” Journal of Political and Military Sociology, vol. 8, no. 1, (Spring, 1980), pp. 55-70.

EBSCOHost

“Bureaucrats, Cattle and Public Policy: Land Tenure Changes in Botswana,” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 13, no. 3 (October, 1980), pp. 313-356.

DeepDyve

“Attitudes and Development: The District Administration in Tanzania,” African Studies Review, vol. 23, no. 3 (December, 1980), pp. 49-67.

JSTOR

“Socialism and the Field Administrator: Decentralization in Tanzania,” Comparative Politics (July, 1980), pp. 439-457.

JSTOR

“The SALT I Negotiations: A Game Theory Paradigm,” Policy Studies Journal, Symposium on American Security Policy and Policy Making, vol. 8, no. 1, (Autumn, 1979), pp. 120-127.

Wiley Online Library

“Rural Development in Botswana: Administrative Structures and Public Policy,” Journal of Developing Areas, vol. 13, no. 3, (April 1979), pp. 283-300.

JSTOR

“District Councils in Botswana – A Remnant of Local Autonomy,” Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, (October, 1979), pp. 285-308.

Cambridge Journals

“Rural Development in Botswana: The District Administration and the Creation of District Development Committees, 1966-1973,” Working Papers of the National Institute, University of Botswana and Swaziland (January, 1978), pp. 55.

WorldCat

Book Chapters

Louis A. Picard, “Development Management: Renewal and Discovery in the Twenty-First Century” in The State of Public Administration: Issues Challenges, and Opportunities, Donald C. Menzel and Harvey L. White, eds. (Armonk, NY: M.C. Sharpe, 2011), pp. 439-452.

M.E. Sharpe

Louis A. Picard, Terry F. Buss and Robert Groelsema, “Foreign Aid” in Paul Quirk & William Cunion, eds. Governing America: Major Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government Paul Quirk & William Cunion, eds. (New York: Facts on File Books, 2011).

Amazon

Louis A. Picard, Terry F. Buss and Robert Groelsema, “Foreign Aid” in Governing America: Major Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government, Paul Quirk & William Cunion, eds. (New York: Facts on File Books, 2010).

“Public Administration in South Africa: Provincial Capacity, Institutional Development and the Civil Service,” in Public Administration in Africa, ‘Ladipo Adamolekun, ed. (Boulder: Westview Press, 2000), pp. 311-328. Revised and Reprinted in paperback by Spectrum Publishers (London, 2003).

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“Measuring Gains and Costs of Training in the Public Service,” Innovation Through Learning, Thembi Nwendamuswu and Barbara Wurster, eds. (Johannesburg: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 1997), pp.25-34.

“Affirmative Action in South Africa: The Transition to a Non-racial Public Service” in Public Administration: Concepts, Theory and Practice, M. Saheed Bayat and Ivan H. Meyer, eds. (Johannesburg: Southern Publishers, 1995), pp. 269-270.

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“Strategic Reform in the Public Policy Process: Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Assessment,” in Redesigning the State Profile for Social and Economic Development Change, ed. Bernardo Kliksberg (Brussels: International Institute of Administrative Sciences, 1994), pp. 131-162.

Google Books

(with Miles Elledge), “Investment and Capital: A Development Strategy for the African Environment,” in Privatization and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa, Bernard S. Katz and Rexford Ahene, eds. (New York: Praeger, 1992), pp. 185-193.

Amazon

“Domestic Reforms and Regional Conflict in South Africa” in South Africa in Southern Africa, Edmond Keller and Louis A. Picard, editors (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1989), pp. 1-10.

Amazon

(with Robert Groelsema) “U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Southern Africa: Beyond Constructive Engagement?” in South Africa in Southern Africa, Edmond Keller and Louis A. Picard, editors (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1989), pp. 221-253.

Amazon

“Self Sufficiency, Delinkage and Agricultural Development: Constraints to Dependency Reduction in Africa,” in World Food Policies: Toward Agricultural Interdependence and Public Policy, William Browne and Don Hadwiger, ed., (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1986), pp. 121-136. Longer version of Policy Studies Review article.


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