Modernizing Governance : New Labour, Policy and Society.Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2001Copyright date: ©2001Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (209 pages)Content type:
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- JN1129.L32 -- N499 2001eb
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Cover -- Contents -- Introduction: new Labour and the question of governance -- 1: Understanding governance -- 2: The dynamics of institutional change -- 3: The Third Way: modernising social democracy -- 4: Modernising government: the politics of reform -- 5: Modernising services: the politics of performance -- 6: Joined-up government: the politics of partnership -- 7: Public participation: the politics of representation -- 8: Remaking civil society: the politics of inclusion -- 9: Conclusion: the politics of governance -- Bibliography -- Index.
'The tale of Tony Blair and "government" is a complicated one which Janet Newman tells with insight and academic rigour….It deserves wide readership; it ought to pique the interest of all those concerned with the condition of British democracy' - David Walker, Analysis Editor and Leader Writer, The Guardian The first comprehensive guide that explores the politics and policies of new Labour. This book offers: Critical insights into Labour's impact on: the relationship between government and citizens public services and their users the state and civil society Interpretations of core themes in Labour's policy agenda: the Third Way and social democracy modernising government public service reform joined-up government and partnership public participation and democratic renewal remaking civil society.
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