Transcending New Public Management : the Transformation of Public Sector Reforms.

The ideal follow-up to the editors' previous book, New Public Management: The Transformation of Ideas and Practice, this new volume draws on the previous knowledge both theoretically and empirically to examine and debate the post-new public management reform development in Denmark, Norway, Swed...

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Main Author: Christensen, Tom
Other Authors: Lægreid, Per
Format: eBook
Published: Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction-theoretical approach and research questions / Tom Christensen and Per Lægreid
  • Still fragmented government or reassertion of the centre? / Tom Christensen, Amund Lie and Per Lægreid
  • Reform design and performance in Australia and New Zealand / John Halligan
  • Types of state organizations: arguments, doctrines and chanes beyond new public management / Paul G. Roness
  • Convergence and standardization in telecommunications regulation: trajectories of change and reform in the Asian Pacific regulatory state / Martin Painter
  • Organizing immigration-a comparison of New Zealand and Norway / Tom Christensen, Per Lægreid and Richard Norman
  • Central banking reform across the world: only by night are all cats grey / Martin Marcussen
  • Quests for transparency: signs of a new institutional era in the health care field / Maria Blombren and Kerstin Sahlin
  • Public-private partnerships: a comparative perspective on Victoria and Denmark / Carsten Greve and Graeme Hodge
  • (The difficult art of) outsourcing welfare services: experiences from Sweden and New Zealand / Anders Forssell and Per Lægreid
  • New public management and the ghost of Max Weber: exorcized or still haunting? / Robert Gregory.