The Future of Governing
University Press of Kansas, 2001 - 260 pages
Global politics have been transformed by revolution and reformation in the last two decades. As political systems crashed or teetered precariously and entire governments and national boundaries dissolved, even the relatively stable industrialized democracies have been forced to reorganize their governments in the face of the increasing discontent of their citizens. Peters provides a concise and insightful guide to the fundamental ideas underlying these reform movements and their future impact on governance.
This revised edition includes three new chapters that add valuable analysis and perspective to current debates surrounding the political and administrative change in less-developed countries, the deficiencies of public administration theory, and the ways in which reform begets further reform and creates a belief in the desirability of continuous reform.
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This flexibility can be used to save a good deal of money for government as well
as mitigating some of the public perceptions of waste and empire - building by
government organizations . Further , this style of management may have some ...
Further , first through the waiver process and then through welfare - reform
legislation , the federal government is permitting the states to experiment more
with social policy ( Pear 1995 ) . Although less fabled in print , local governments
Further , to the extent that evaluation “ shops ” remained open in government ,
they were at the center rather than in the agencies ( Aberbach and Rockman
1989 ; but see Mayne 1994 ) , in part because the market reformers did not trust
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