Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 July 2006

440 Pages

ISBN: 9780199291274

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The New Public Contracting

Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Peter Vincent-Jones

  • Distinctive socio-legal approach to the analysis of public contracting in contemporary Britain
  • Covers a range of legal governance issues including government administration, and public services such as health and education
  • Topical examination of a range of key New Labour policies including privatization, the encouragement of competition and choice in public services, the reform of government administration, and the 'responsibilization' through contract of individual offenders, jobseekers, and school pupils

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