Public Management and Change series

Collaborative Governance Regimes

Whether the goal is building a local park or developing disaster response models, collaborative governance is changing the way public agencies at the local, regional, and national levels are workin

Collaborative Innovation in the Public Sector

Governments worldwide struggle to remove policy deadlocks and enact much-needed reforms in organizational structure and public services.

Federal Service and the Constitution

Conceived during the turbulent period of the late 1960s when 'rights talk' was ubiquitous, Federal Service and the Constitution, a landmark study first published in 1971, strove to understand how t

China's Sent-Down Generation

During China's Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao Zedong's "rustication program" resettled 17 million urban youths, known as "sent downs," to the countryside for manual labor and socialist reeducati

Managing Disasters through Public-Private Partnerships

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of incr

Work and the Welfare State

Work and the Welfare State places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management.

Creating Effective Rules in Public Sector Organizations

The creation of rules that govern processes or behavior is essential to any organization, but these rules are often maligned for creating inefficiencies.

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