Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance by Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans,Jon Pierre

By Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans,Jon Pierre

After 1 / 4 of a century of implementation of latest Public administration (NPM) reform options, this booklet assesses the foremost genuine results of those reforms on states and public sectors, at either the organisational point and a extra political point. in contrast to such a lot earlier bills of reform, this publication seems at how reform has replaced the position of the general public management in democratic governance. that includes case experiences at the united kingdom, Germany, France, Norway, eire, Switzerland, Scandinavia, put up communist states, Mexico, South Korea, Turkey and the eu fee, and concentrating on matters this book:




  • Examines the numerous adaptations within the "trajectories" of administrative reform between West eu international locations at the foundation of empirically rooted learn on assorted nationwide case studies.



  • Assesses the level to which those "constitutive" public regulations have affected the associations of presidency and the governing tactics of our democratic occidental states and ask how have NPM-inspired courses, with their unique specialize in managerialist targets and tools, challenged the political and democratic nature of public management?


Looking on the broader matters when it comes to the present recompositions of democratic states, this e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and students of all issues in relation to public management and governance inside of political technological know-how, administration, public legislations, sociology, modern heritage, and cultural studies.

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