Understanding Governance: Policy Networks, Governance, Reflexitivity and Accountability

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335197279
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/1/1997
  • Series: Public Policy and Management Series
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
Preface and acknowledgments
1 Governing without Government: order and change in British politics 3
2 Policy networks in British political science 29
3 The new governance: governing without Government 46
4 The institutional approach 63
5 Reinventing Whitehall, 1979-95: hollowing out the state? 87
6 Now nobody understands the system: the changing face of British local government, 1979-95 112
7 The European Union, cohesion policy and sub-national authorities in the United Kingdom 137
8 From institutions to dogma: tradition, eclecticism and ideology in the study of British Public Administration 165
9 Towards a post-modern Public Administration: epoch, epistemology or narrative? 180
References 201
Name index 226
Subject index 229
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