Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 November 2011

352 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199595082

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Public Management Reform

A Comparative Analysis - New Public Management, Governance, and the Neo-Weberian State

Third Edition

Christopher Pollitt and Geert Bouckaert

  • Includes up to date "Country Files" of public management reforms and other historical, political, and socio-economic data of 12 countries and the EU Commission
  • Comparison over a thirty-year period (1980-2010)
  • Review of key contemporary debates
  • Summary tables of key events and extensive bibliography to aid students
  • Conceptual and theoretical framework developed to compare three leading visions of reform in light of empirical data
  • Updated empirical and factual data, including coverage of all reforms from 2003-2010
  • Entirely new introductory chapter on key debates of the past decade and new conclusion
  • Covers recent growth of international measures and rankings of 'good governance'

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