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 recommendations, this publication assesses the main actual results of those reforms on states and public sectors, at either the organisational point and a extra political point. not like such a lot prior bills of reform, this e-book seems to be at how reform has replaced the function of the general public management in democratic governance. that includes case reports at the united kingdom, Germany, France, Norway, eire, Switzerland, Scandinavia, publish communist states, Mexico, South Korea, Turkey and the eu fee, and concentrating on concerns 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 diversified nationwide case studies.

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

Looking on the broader matters on the subject of the present recompositions of democratic states, this ebook could be of curiosity to scholars and students of all concerns with regards to public management and governance inside political technological know-how, administration, public legislations, sociology, modern historical past, and cultural studies.

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