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Institutional Theory in Political Science: The New Institutionalism
Institutionalism old and new the roots of the new institutionalism - "normative institutionalism" rational choice theory and institutional theory the legacy of the past - historical institutionalismExpand
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Governance, Politics and the State
Introduction: What is Governance? PART 1: PERSPECTIVES ON GOVERNANCE Different Ways to Think About Governance Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives on Governance Why the Concern with GovernanceExpand
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The study of organisational autonomy: a conceptual review
We argue that contemporary research on the influence of organisational autonomy on performance in public organisations uses a diverse and a too restrictive conceptualisation of autonomy. AfterExpand
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Governance without government? Rethinking public administration
The concept of governance has come to be used more commonly in the discussion of public administration, but the meaning of the term is not always clear. There is a growing body of European literatureExpand
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Policy Paradox and Political Reason
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Interactive Governance: Advancing the Paradigm
Introduction 1. The Governance Debate and the Rise of Interactive Governance 2. Governance in other Disciplines: One Approach or Many? 3. Power and Politics In Interactive Governance 4. MeasuringExpand
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The Coordination of Public Sector Organizations: Shifting Patterns of Public Management
PART I: CONCEPTS, THEORIES AND METHODOLOGY The Main Argument: Specialization without Coordination is Centrifugal Coordination: What is it and Why Should we have it? Resources, Mechanisms andExpand
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Comparative Politics: Theory and Methods
Preface The Importance of Comparison The Logic of Comparison The Number of Cases Measurement and Bias The Role of Theory The Case Study Building on Case Analysis Events Data and Change Over TimeExpand
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American Public Policy: Promise and Performance
PART ONE: THE NATURE OF PUBLIC POLICY Chapter One: What is Public Policy Defining Public Policy The Instruments of Public Policy The Environment of Public Policy Summary Chapter Two: The Structure ofExpand
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