ISBN-10:
184844320X
ISBN-13:
9781848443204
Pub. Date:
05/01/2011
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Policy, Performance and Management in Governance and Intergovernmental Relations: Transatlantic Perspectives

Policy, Performance and Management in Governance and Intergovernmental Relations: Transatlantic Perspectives

by Edoardo Ongaro, M. Holzer, A. Massey

Hardcover

Current price is , Original price is $159.0. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848443204
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Edoardo Ongaro, Professor of Public Management, The Open University, Andrew Massey, Professor, University of Exeter, UK, Marc Holzer, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, US and Ellen Wayenberg, University College Ghent and Ghent University, Belgium

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
PART I: POLICY FORMULATION PROCESSES IN IGR SETTINGS: ANALYTICAL MODELS AND PERSPECTIVES
1. Introduction. Policy Formulation Processes in IGR Settings: Analytical Models and Perspectives
Martin Laffin and Carol Weissert
2. Pathways of Policy Making: The Political Dynamics of Intergovernmental Lawmaking and Reform in the United States
Tim Conlan and Paul Posner
3. Who Will Govern US Megapolitans, and How? An Inter-governmental Analysis
John Stuart Hall
4. Bureaucratie Sans Frontières: Legitimacy, Authority, Accountability in Geo-governance Systems
H. George Frederickson and Jack W. Meek
5. The Institutional Analysis of Central-local Relations Applied to the Case of the Netherlands and Germany
Trui Steen and Theo Toonen
6. Fiscal Decentralization: A Brief on Theory and Evidence
Pedro J. Camões
PART II: POLICY IMPLEMENTATION ACROSS LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT: MODELS AND PERSPECTIVES OF ANALYSIS
7. Introduction. Policy Implementation Across Levels of Government: Models and Perspectives of Analysis
Marc Holzer and Ellen Wayenberg
8. Dispersed Federalism: Regional Governance for Disaster Policy
Patrick S. Roberts
9. Strategies to Join Up Resources Across Levels and Sectors of Government: A 12 Country Comparison
Lars Niklasson
10. Revisiting Pressman and Wildavsky: Implementation and the Thickness of Hierarchy
Peter L. Hupe
11. Institutional Decentralization Policies as Multi-level Governance Strategies – Evaluating the Impacts of Decentralization in Western Europe
Falk Ebinger, Stephan Grohs, Renate Reiter and Sabine Kuhlmann
12. The State of the Practice of Performance Measurement in Intergovernmental Arrangements in the United States
Marc Holzer, Etienne Charbonneau and Alexander Henderson
PART III: PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN IGR-MLG SETTINGS
13.Introduction. Performance Measurement and Accountability in IGR-MLG Settings
Marc Holzer and Ellen Wayenberg
14. Distributing Benefits and Burdens: Assessing Performance of the US Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer System
Jeremy L. Hall
15. Managing Performance Across Levels of Government: Lessons Learned or Reproducing Disconnects?
Geert Bouckaert and John Halligan
16. Performance Assessment at the ‘Edge of Influence’: A Case Study in Central Government Holding Local Authorities to Account for a ‘Thriving Third Sector’ in the UK
Tony Bovaird, Lys Coleman, Dawn Hands, Les Hems and Douglas Johnson
17. Fiscal Decentralization and Corruption in the European Union: The Italian Case of Community Frauds
Maria Laura Seguiti
PART IV: INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND WELFARE
18. Introduction. Intergovernmental Relations and Welfare
Giovanni Fattore and Norma M. Riccucci
19. Conditioning Subnational Responses to External Influences: The Role of Internal Moderators in Public Policy Adoption in the American States
Edward Alan Miller
20. From Interpersonal to Interregional Redistribution: The Case of Social Policies in Italy
Caterina Ferrario and Alberto Zanardi
21. Do Italian Regions Effectively Use DRG Funding to Steer Provider Behaviour?
Elena Cantù, Clara Carbone and Eugenio Anessi-Pessina
Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews