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The emergence and consolidation of the market

Bob Hudson

in Clients, Consumers or Citizens?: The Privatisation of Adult Social Care in England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355694
eISBN:
9781447355731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355694.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 2 explores the emergence of ‘neoliberalism’ as the dominant approach to politics and policy in the 1980s and the way in which this led to critiques of the state run model of the 1970s. It ... More


Economic Contracts

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the regimes of economic contracts governing competition for public services generally, and the quasi-market organisation of particular public service sectors. It focuses on ... More


Commissioning long-term care services

Joanna Marczak and Gerald Wistow

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Commissioning plays a vital role in improving the efficiency of long-term care (LTC) systems as it can ensure an appropriate expenditure of public budgets. This chapter reviews changes in the ... More


Natural resource management: steering not rowing against the current in the Murray-Darling Basin

Daniel Connell

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Recent water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin has been strongly influenced by neo-liberal principles. Introduced in the 1990s the water market allowed irrigators to reduce the potential impact of a ... More


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