Public Governance Paradigms: Competing and Co-existing

Jacob Torfing, Lotte Bøgh Andersen, Carsten Greve, Kurt Klaudi Klausen

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This enlightening book scrutinizes the shifting governance paradigms that inform public administration reforms. From the rise to supremacy of New Public Management to new the growing preference for alternatives, four world-renowned authors launch a powerful and systematic comparison of the competing and co-existing paradigms, explaining the core features of public bureaucracy and professional rule in the modern day.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages228
ISBN (Print)9781788971218
ISBN (Electronic)9781788971225
Publication statusPublished - 2020
SeriesPolicy, Administrative and Institutional Change

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