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The Liberal State and Civil Service Reform

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizenship rights are rights that have been won: they are always the outcome of a historical process in which persons, groups, and nations strive to acquire and assert them. The liberal state is the ... More


France: Reforming from within, or statism and managerialism

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

France began to incorporate management-consulting knowledge a lot later than Britain and Canada did. The state adopted the 1989 policy on the Renewal of Civil Service that prioritized human resource ... More


Conclusion

Richard Gunther and P. Nikiforos Diamandouros

in Democracy and the State in the New Southern Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199202812
eISBN:
9780191708008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202812.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

Southern Europe's historic “exceptionalism” has been replaced by a convergence with Western Europe in several important aspects of public policy: inadequate and regressive taxation systems have been ... More


Conclusion: Consultants, the state, and the politics of managerialism

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes how this study has examined the interrelations between management consultants and the state to answer why state officials and policy makers were able to differently ... More


Canada: Spreading managerialist ideas through politically independent bodies

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Compared to Britain, no political entities have resisted ‘specialists’ in the government or the creation of a style of administration that involved better training in modern management techniques. ... More


The management consulting industry: History and structure

Denis Saint-Martin

in Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

The study uses a two-step causal model to attempt to explain the differences of how states receive managerialist ideas. The first and more ‘structural’ or ‘society-centric’ concentrates on the ... More


Policy analysis, bureaucratic capacity and public administration reforms in Colombia

María Fernanda Ramírez and Carolina Isaza

in Policy Analysis in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447347712
eISBN:
9781447348412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347712.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter critically assesses the capacity of bureaucratic actors and institutions in Colombia to engage in policy analysis and evaluates the extent to which bureaucratic reforms have contributed ... More


Building the New Managerialist State: Consultants and the Politics of Public Sector Reform in Comparative Perspective

Denis Saint-Martin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269068
eISBN:
9780191699344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269068.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

In the 1980s and 1990s the governance witnessed a shift from the Weberian model of bureaucracy to the ‘new managerialism’ — a term used to describe the group of ideas imported from business and ... More


‘Let Us Attack Injustice at Its Source’: Crime Literature in an Era of Revolution and Reform

Andrew Pepper

in Unwilling Executioner: Crime Fiction and the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198716181
eISBN:
9780191784347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716181.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the context for penal reform in the second half of the eighteenth century as a pan-European phenomenon and brings together political works by Cesare Beccaria, Voltaire, and ... More


The Postwar Occupation Experience and Its Lessons for the Army

Walter M. Hudson

in Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160979
eISBN:
9780813165448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160979.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The conclusion begins by focusing on a series of recommendations, reports, and studies prepared during the early postwar period that analyzed the successes and failures of the army’s occupation ... More


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