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  • New Public Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    New public management is a topical phrase to describe how management techniques from the private sector are now being applied to public services. This book provides a completely up-to-date overview of the main theoretical models of public sector management, and examines the key changes that have occurred as more and more public services are contracted... more...

  • Public Administration & Public Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95

    A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources – employees, money and laws – into policy outputs... more...

  • Comparative Politicsby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Starting from the principal-agent perspective, this book offers a new analysis of government. It interprets political institutions as devices designed to solve the omnipresent principal-agent game in politics. In other words how to select, instruct, monitor and evaluate political agents or elites so that they deliver in accordance with the needs and... more...

  • State Managementby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    State Management offers a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new field of state management, presenting an analysis of basic questions within the theories of bureaucracy, policy-making, principal-agent modelling and policy networks. Focussing upon recent state transformation, it illuminates public sector reform strategies such as New Public... more...

  • The Public Sectorby Jan-Erik Lane

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 56.00

    The Third Edition of this successful textbook introduces students to the major concepts, models, and approaches surrounding the public sector. Now fully updated to include coverage of the New Public Management (NPM), The Public Sector is the most comprehensive textbook on theories of public policy and public administration. The Public Sector... more...

  • Public Sector Reformby Jan-Erik Lane

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 52.00

    Deregulation, privatization and marketization have become the bywords for the reforms and debates surrounding the public sector. This major book is unique in its comparative analysis of the reform experience in Western and Eastern Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. more...

  • The Swiss Labyrinthby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    It can be argued that Switzerland has a peculiar set of political institutions, for example decentralized federalism, active referendum democracy, and La formule magique (grand coalition). This volume focuses upon the political and social outcomes of these institutions in the 1990s. more...

  • Globalization – The Juggernaut of the 21st Centuryby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    While some people debate whether globalization really exists, it proceeds apace, affecting all societies. It presents us with unknown challenges and, as governments start to discuss what to do about these challenges, it is becoming obvious that globalization is not manageable. With globalization the juggernaut of the 21st century, all countries of... more...

  • Globalizationby Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Efforts at coordination between nations are at the heart of the challenges of globalization. Despite steadily growing interdependencies, individual nations still have specific interests that present obstacles to globalization. While some challenges inspired by the need to coordinate are viewed as inevitable by many, they are less optimistic about prospects... more...

  • The New Institutional Politicsby Svante Ersson; Jan-Erik Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The New Institutional Politics is a comparative study of the impact of political institutions upon outcomes, and covers some of the major themes in the new institutionalism. It looks at how various democratic institutions like Konkordanzdemokratie or corporatism promote better outcomes than Westminster institutions. The evaluation of the performance... more...