Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform Download PDF – Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform Download PDF Book
Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform Where Can I Download Free Pdf?
You can download the relevant book on our site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you want to download Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform , you are at the right place! You can download pdf without ads and in the fastest way, and you can access the pdf file you downloaded whenever you want.
Is PDF Safe to Download?
All the books added to our site are the ones with SAFE status. Our books do not contain any bad content. All added pdf books are first scanned by the Most Reliable Virus Scanning programs and then added to our site. In addition, it is scanned daily with the most preferred and most reliable Virus Programs on the market. As of 2017, the number of pdf found harmful is “0”.
How Can I Download Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform for Free?
We have added the PDF File of the Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform Book and other files with extensions to the download link below for you, our esteemed student brothers. You can easily download and use the Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform book, which belongs to Paradoxes of Modernization Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform from the link below.
Synopses & Reviews
Paradoxes of Modernization first discusses what is meant by ‘modernization’ and ‘unintended consequences’, placing public policy reform within more general intellectual and social trends. It presents eight case study ‘modernization’ projects. Their architects promised faster trains, a more efficient and reactive health service, a more motivated public service, better performing local government, enhanced information for prospective US university students, reduced rates of child malnutrition in developing countries, and a free, open, safe, interconnected cyberspace for people to conduct their social and political life. Each case provides a neat story with a paradox that varies the modernization theme and tackles the question: why was the project pursued? The conclusion categorizes the cases in terms of their outcome, from success to disappointment, and suggests some strategies for a more balanced version of modernization for current and future policy-makers
About the Author
Perri 6 is Professor of Social Policy in the Graduate School of the College of Business, Law and Social Policy at Nottingham Trent University. His recent books include Institutional Dynamics of Culture (ed. with G Mars, Ashgate, 2008), Public Emotions (ed. with S Radstone, C Squire, and A Treacher, Palgrave, 2007), Beyond Delivery (with E Peck, Palgrave, 2006), Managing Networks of Twenty First Century Organisations (with N Goodwin, E Peck, and T Freeman, Palgrave, 2006) and E-governance (Palgrave, 2004). He has published widely on issues such as joined-up government, consumer choice in public services, privacy and data protection, and social networks in journals such as Political Studies, Public Administration, and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
Christopher Hood has been Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow of All Souls College Oxford since 2001 and was Director of the UK Economic and Social Research Council Public Services Research Programme from 2004 to 2010. Before that he held chairs at the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, New South Wales, and was a lecturer at the University of Glasgow for 14 years. His publications include The Limits of Administration (Wiley, 1976), The Tools of Government (Macmillan, 1983, updated as The Tools of Government in the Digital Age, 2007, with Helen Margetts), The Art of the State (OUP, 1998) and The Politics of Public Service Bargains (OUP, 2006, with Martin Lodge).
Table of Contents
1. Introduction, Christopher Hood, Helen Margetts, and Perri 6
2. Modernization Dreams and Public Policy Reform, Helen Margetts
3. When Forethought and Outturn Part: Types of Unanticipated and Unintended Consequences, Perri 6
Part 2: Societal Innovations
4. Ranking of U.S. Public Affairs Educational Programs: Searching for Quality, Finding Equilibrium, H. George Frederickson and Edmund C. Stazyk
5. Et in Arcadia Ego: From Techno-Utopia to Cybercrime, Jeanette Hofmann
6. Happy Surprises? The Development of the World Wide Web and the Semantic Web, Yorick Wilks
Part 3: State-Centred Reforms
7. Addressing Under-nutrition in India: Do ‘Rational’ Approaches Work?, Devi Sridhar
8. Integration at any Price: The Case of the NHS National Programme for Information Technology, Justin Keen
9. Post-world War II British Railways: The Unintended Consequences of Insufficient Government Intervention, Timothy Leunig
Part 4: Modernization of the State
10. The Paradox of Performance-related Pay Systems: Why Do We Keep Adopting Them in the Face of Evidence That They Fail to Motivate?, David Marsden
11. What if Public Management Reform Actually Works? The Paradoxical Success of Performance Management in English Local Government, George Boyne, Oliver James, Peter John, and Nicolai Petrovsky
Part 5: Conclusion
12. Modernization, Balance, and Variety, Helen Margetts, Perri 6, and Christopher Hood
- Trade Paperback
- Publication date:
- OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
- .7 in.
- Copyright Year:
- Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
- Business management