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  1. Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Edited by Paul Cook, Colin Kirkpatrick, Martin Minogue, David Parker
    The book draws together contributions from leading experts across a range of disciplines including economics, law, politics and governance, public management and business management. The authors begin with an extensive overview of the issues of regulation and competition in developing countries, and carefully illustrate the important themes and concepts involved. Using a variety of country and sector case studies, they move on to focus on the problems of applicability and adaptation that are experienced in the process of transferring best practice policy models from developed to developing countries. The book presents a clear agenda for further empirical research and is notable for its rigorous exploration of the links between theory and practice. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  2. Success and Failure in Public Governance

    Success and Failure in Public Governance

    Edited by Mark Bovens, Paul ‘t Hart, B. Guy Peters
    Why do some policies succeed so well while others, in the same sector or country, fail dramatically? The aim of this book is to answer this question and provide systematic research on the nature, sources and consequences of policy failure. The expert contributors analyse and evaluate the success and failure of four policy areas (Steel, Health Care, Finance, HIV and the Blood Supply) in six European countries, namely France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, Spain and Sweden. The book is therefore able to compare success and failure across countries as well as policy areas, enabling a test of a variety of theoretical assumptions about policy making and government. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 289.00   Web: $ 260.10
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    2002   Paperback Price: $ 78.00   Web: $ 62.40
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  3. Public Policy and Local Governance

    Public Policy and Local Governance

    Peter Bogason
    Traditional policy analysis takes as its starting point national legislation and then traces the public policy process through the hierarchical chain of agencies which implement directives. In this book, Peter Bogason takes a postmodern approach which recognizes increasing fragmentation within institutional organizations, and offers an alternative ‘bottom-up’ approach to the analysis of local governance. He discusses collective action at the local level and describes how it is linked to the public sector through the need for financial, expert and legal resources, and thereby creates a link where ‘public action’ becomes ‘public policy’. The analysis disregards which agencies have formal responsibilities for action and instead focuses on who actually makes public policy, regardless of formal status – public or private, international, central or local. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2001   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  4. Beyond the New Public Management

    Beyond the New Public Management

    Edited by Martin Minogue, Charles Polidano, David Hulme
    Beyond the New Public Management is an important book which provides a comprehensive analysis of current conceptual debates in public management and governance; and critically reviews attempts made over the last two decades to apply the ‘new public management’ model in developed and developing countries. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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    1999   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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