Towards Holistic Governance
The New Reform Agenda
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Towards Holistic Governance by Professor Perri 6
Book DescriptionThe search for a more holistic approach to policy and management looks set to be as much a hallmark of public service reform in the early 21st century as the changes introduced under the rubric of "new public management" or "reinventing government" were in the closing decades of the 20th century. This text presents an authoritative assessment of successes and failures to date and a new framework for analysis and implementation based on extensive research both in the UK where the New Labour government has been an early enthusiast and pathfinder for "joined up government" just as its predecessors were for privatisation and contracting out and elsewhere.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333928912
(222mm x 141mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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e-Governance, Hardback (March 2004)» View all books by Professor Perri 6
The e-governance revolution is said to be changing everything. Perri 6 examines this claim and presents a new theory of how policymakers use and reject information and do and don't trust each other with information in using new tools, before analyzing the implications for democracy.
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Author Biography - Professor Perri 6
PERRI 6 is Director of the Policy Programme, Institute for Applied Health and Social Policy, King's College, London and a consultant to the Performance and Innovation Unit in the UK Cabinet Office. DIANA LEAT is Visiting Professor, VOLPROF, City University Business School. KIMBERLY SELTZER was formerly Researcher, DEMOS. GERRY STOKER is Professor of Politics, University of Manchester.
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