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Fri Mar 21 17:02:58 2014 UTClccn-n842304720.19The search for quality /0.680.84Between centre and locality : the politics of public policy /108442150n 84230472lccn-n78000253Ranson, Stewartedtlccn-n81038781University of BirminghamInstitute of Local Government Studieslccn-n50023971Stewart, John1929 Mar. 19-edtlccn-n82212194Jones, GeorgeM.A.lccn-n82029725Leach, Stevelccn-no98106563Local Government Training Boardlccn-no2002070072Prior, David1948-lccn-n95085570Davis, Howard1953-lccn-n80099576Great BritainDepartment of the Environmentlccn-no2011124465Local Government Management BoardWalsh, KieronCase studiesGreat BritainLocal governmentOrganizational changePolitical scienceSocial work administrationHuman services--ManagementPublic contractsPrivatizationHuman services--Cost controlDecentralization in governmentEnglandMunicipal services--MarketingSchool attendanceSchool supervisionMarketingLocal government--Citizen participationPolitical rightsCitizenshipContracting outHigh school enrollmentEducation and stateEducation--Political aspectsEngland--ManchesterEducation, SecondarySchool management and organizationIndustrial managementGovernment marketingMunicipal services--Contracting outPublic administrationPublic utilities--StandardsMunicipal services--StandardsCounty services--StandardsCivil rightsLocal government--ManagementCounty services--MarketingMarketing--ManagementLocal financeMedical care--Contracting outHuman services--Contracting outSocial service--Contracting outLocal government--State supervision194919951975198019811982198419851986198819891990199119921993199419951996199720002002158551113658.406HD58.8ocn757191091ocn7978251962899ocn036330876book19970.79Contracting for change : contracts in health, social care, and other local government servicesThere has been much speculation about the introduction of the contract culture in the public services and its consequences for those involved (including service users). This book, which is based on original research, sets out to examine the impact of contracts in three areas of the public service: health, social services, and other government activities. These findings are set in the context of policy development for the public sector as a whole. Detailed case studies in selected areas reveal the varying different patterns that have emerged. A study of the attitudes of those involved illuminates the different perspectives of participants. In the concluding chapters the authors review the policy implications of the study and identify likely future developments+-+109437346532427315ocn031606091book19950.73Walsh, KieronPublic services and market mechanisms : competition, contracting, and the new public managementExamines the effect of market mechanisms and new public management on government and public service. Drawing on the experience of the UK and other countries, this book is an account of the impact of a whole range of innovations such as charging, contracting and the creation of devolved agencies+-+42533088853242265ocn011574170book19850.84Between centre and locality : the politics of public policy1387ocn033666159book19940.56Leach, SteveThe changing organisation and management of local governmentLocal government in Britain has been transformed by changing circumstances and central government legislation. This book outlines the major pressures for change and analyzes and assesses local government's response in terms of role, culture, structure and internal process1343ocn013497643book19840.81Falling school rolls and the management of the teaching profession1087ocn017764392book19890.37Walsh, KieronMarketing in local governmentThis work discusses the current debates going on in the general world of commercial marketing and applies these to the particular context of marketing in local government1087ocn020220997book19890.76Ranson, StewartThe politics of reorganizing schoolsCase studies764ocn033010142book19950.66Prior, DavidCitizenship : rights, community and participation+-+9121618275324563ocn035620133book19930.27Walsh, KieronCompetition and service : the impact of the Local Government Act 1988151ocn028100579book19920.24Customer contracts and complaints systems131ocn018746802book19880.32Flynn, NormanCompetitive tendering112ocn028963618book19930.73Prior, DavidIs the citizen's charter a charter for citizens?112ocn029522709book19930.47Prior, DavidCitizenship and the quality of local government101ocn059858448book19890.19Stewart, JohnThe search for quality91ocn032924563book19950.59Walsh, KieronMarkets, service and choice92ocn031435160book19930.31Walsh, KieronManaging competition in social services94ocn832626359book19880.66Hinings, C. RThe dynamics of strategic changeCase studies81ocn019848741book19880.23Walsh, KieronQuality and competition71ocn060086920book19860.21Flynn, NormanManaging to survive : running local authority services under competition71ocn018626019book19880.47Walsh, KieronOrganising for competition+-+1094373465324+-+1094373465324Fri Mar 21 15:25:07 EDT 2014batch11869