Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 1998

276 Pages | figures and tables


ISBN: 9780198280408

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Winner: W. J. M. Mackenzie Book Prize

The Art of the State

Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Clarendon Press

  • In contrast to the claims of the `modernization gurus' offers a searching and balanced new approach to public management
  • Brings an exciting new conceptual framework and valuable historical perspective to this important debate
  • A major contribution to public administration and political science by a leading figure in the field

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