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The Public Management and Modernisation in Britain

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Pages: 208
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Contemporary Political Studies

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This comprehensive introductory text starts by charting the origins and evolution of the shift from public administration to public management and moves on to assess the main theories and debates about its character,...

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This comprehensive introductory text starts by charting the origins and evolution of the shift from public administration to public management and moves on to assess the main theories and debates about its character, benefits and problems. After consideration of the party political issues and debates and continuities and discontinuities between the approaches of Thatcher, Major and Blair, the core of the book assesses the main dimensions of change in the organization and content of public sector organization and activity.

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  • Systematic new overview text for students of public administration and administrative reform in the UK 
  • Written by two leading experts in the field

Introduction
Public Management and Modernisation: Theories and Debates
The Response of the Parties
Economic and Financial Management
Restructuring the State Machine
Competition, Markets and Consumerism
Performance Measurement
Accountability
Conclusion: Recurring Issues in Public Management.

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ANDREW MASSEY is Associate Dean (Research), University of Portsmouth, UK. He is author or co-author of several books and articles on public administration and public sector reform, including most recently, Modernizing Civil Services (with Tony Butcher), Edward Elgar, 2003 and Decentralizing the Civil Service (with R.A.W. Rhodes, Paul Carmichael and Janice McMillan), Open University Press, 2003.

ROBERT PYPER is Professor of Government and Public Administration, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. He is author, co-author or editor of seven books, including Aspects of Accountability in the British System of Government (Tudor, 1996), The British Civil Service (Palgrave Macmillan, 1995), and The New Public...

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ANDREW MASSEY is Associate Dean (Research), University of Portsmouth, UK. He is author or co-author of several books and articles on public administration and public sector reform, including most recently, Modernizing Civil Services (with Tony Butcher), Edward Elgar, 2003 and Decentralizing the Civil Service (with R.A.W. Rhodes, Paul Carmichael and Janice McMillan), Open University Press, 2003.

ROBERT PYPER is Professor of Government and Public Administration, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. He is author, co-author or editor of seven books, including Aspects of Accountability in the British System of Government (Tudor, 1996), The British Civil Service (Palgrave Macmillan, 1995), and The New Public Administration in Britain (with John Greenwood and David Wilson), Routledge, 2002. His articles have been published in a range of journals, and he is the Editor of the journal Public Policy and Administration.

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