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Statebuilding in Bosnia and Hercegovina

Dominik Zaum

in The Sovereignty Paradox: The Norms and Politics of International Statebuilding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199207435
eISBN:
9780191708671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207435.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the statebuilding efforts of the international administration in Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by the Office of the High Representative (OHR). It is divided into three parts. The ... More


Statebuilding in East Timor 1

Dominik Zaum

in The Sovereignty Paradox: The Norms and Politics of International Statebuilding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199207435
eISBN:
9780191708671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207435.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This third case study chapter analyses the statebuilding activities of the United Nations Transitional Administration of East Timor (UNTAET). It is divided into three parts. The first part outlines ... More


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


Bureaucratic 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:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discusses the transition from bureaucratic public administration to public or new public management. Classic bureaucratic administration, based on the Prussian army’s administrative principles, ... More


Managerial Rationalities

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 7 examines the rationalities or technologies used by government, specifically the rationality associated with the new public management, or managerialism, with its emphasis on targets and ... More


The Intransigence of Things

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the reform of communal services, particularly centralized heating systems. The heating system was a key element of the Soviet variant of “infrastructural” social modernity. ... More


Overview

Aaditya Mattoo and Robert M. Stern

in A Handbook of International Trade in Services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235216
eISBN:
9780191715624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235216.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the four modes of supply of services that are covered by the GATS, the sources of services data, and the services growth experiences of selected countries and regions. It then ... More


Trade in Services

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter starts with brief overviews of global trade flows in services, the barriers that restrict such trade, and the economics of service sector protection and liberalization. This is followed ... More


Joined-Up Government and the Civil Service

Edward C. Page

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses joined-up government and its effect on the civil service. The focus is on the different silo mentalities which are used to connote not being joined-up. In this chapter ... More


The Civil Service

Wilson Wong

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines an influential political institution in the HKSAR—the Hong Kong civil service. The chapter outlines the structural and systemic features of the civil service and the special ... More


Children's services in 2006

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the rapidly unfolding story of children's services reform in the UK in 2006. Those working in children's services are responding to multiple drivers of change inhabiting a ... More


Public Service Reform

Richard Boyle

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the reforms that have taken place in public services from before the financial crisis, through immediate reform efforts post-crisis focused on reduction in pay and numbers, to ... More


The political economy of English public services reform and implications for management knowledges in health care organizations

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores, in greater depth, the idea floated in the Introduction that the macro-level political economy of public services reform can exert effects on preferred management knowledges at ... More


What It Takes to Clean Up Corruption

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0035
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter reviews four methods for cleaning up corruption and bureaucracy. The first method is cutting off funds to the offices of corrupt bureaucrats. The problem is, if the honest functionaries ... More


The Role of the Political Branches: Negotiating Federalism

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Eight summarizes the federalism safeguards debate, considers the role of negotiated governance, and highlights potential contributions from the academic negotiation literature. Most ... More


The people's police? Citizens, consumers and communities

John Clarke

in The consumer in public services: Choice, values and difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421814
eISBN:
9781447303725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421814.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Policing has an uncomfortable relationship to the dominant model of public service reform because of its relationship to law and the exercise of legal authority by police officers. This chapter draws ... More


State Formation as an Institutional Phenomenon

Howard Stein

in Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the way in which the Bank began to reconceptualize the nature and role of states and push a neoclassical vision of the part they play in development. The main focus is on ... More


Personal Social Services

Netten Ann

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter studies social service reform, specifically on adult Personal Social Services. The author uses the social production of welfare approach as an analytical framework to identify whether ... More


English public management reform after 2010: From Big Society to austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter characterizes the overall strategy of public services reform apparent in England after the global financial crisis of 2008 and during the period of the UK’s Coalition government 2010–15. ... More


Introduction: problematising personalisation

Catherine Needham

in Personalising public services: Understanding the personalisation narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427601
eISBN:
9781447302957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427601.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter introduces the main themes covered by the book. The book developed from an interest in the way that a new policy vocabulary was emerging during New Labour's final term in office, and was ... More


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