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Unbundled government : a critical analysis of the global trend to agencies, quangos and contractualisation

Author: Christopher Pollitt; Colin Talbot
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Series: Routledge studies in public management, 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive study discusses the series of changes in governmental systems and structures. It considers the varying approaches of different countries and their governmental structures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Unbundled government.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
(DLC) 2003054805
(OCoLC)52410519
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Pollitt; Colin Talbot
ISBN: 0203507142 9780203507148 9780415314480 0415314488
OCLC Number: 56360044
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 349 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Setting the scene; The Agency idea: sometimes old, sometimes new, sometimes borrowed, sometimes untrue; What is available and what is missing in the study of quangos?; Agencies, quangos and contracts in the heartlands of the New Public Management; Adapting the agency concept: variations within 'Next Steps'; Executive agencies and joined-up government in the UK; Contracting and accountability: a model of effective contracting drawn from the U.S. experience.
Series Title: Routledge studies in public management, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Pollitt and Colin Talbot.
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"This collection is devoted to a survey of this new way of doing business, and includes case studies from every continent."-"Abstracts of Public Administration, Development, and the Environment

 
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