Reasserting the public in public services : new public management reforms / edited by M. Ramesh, Eduardo Araral Jr. and Xun Wu.
- Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; 12
- 1. Introduction: reasserting the role of the state in public services / M. Ramesh and Eduardo Araral, Jr. -- 2. The role of the State in governing: governance and metagovernance / H. B. Guy Peters -- 3. Reversing privatization, rebalancing government reform: markets, deliberation and planning / Mildred E. Warner -- 4. Why legality cannot be contracted out: exploring the limits of New Public Management / Jon Pierre and Martin Painter -- 5. How far has market orientation penetrated public organizations? An empirical test on customer satisfaction / Richard M. Walker, Gene A. Brewer and George A. Boyne -- 6. Repositioning the state and the public sector reform agenda: the case of Hong Kong / Anthony B. L. Cheung -- 7. Reasserting the role of the state in the healthcare sector: lessons from Asia / M. Ramesh -- 8. Reassertions of the state in Viet Nam's health sector / Jonathan D. London -- 9. Reasserting the public in public service delivery: the de-privatization and de-marketization of education in China / Martin Painter and Ka Ho Mok -- 10. Public planning with business delivery of urban public transport / Paul A. Barter -- 11. Planning for power: lessons from three generations of Brazilian electricity reforms / Sunil Tankha -- 12. The fiscal and efficiency hypothesis of water utilities' privatization: a review of the evidence / Eduardo Araral, Jr. -- 13. Conclusion: contradictions, contingencies and the terrain ahead / Scott A. Fritzen and Wu Xun.
- 9780415547390 (cloth : alk. paper), 0415547393 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780203858523 (e-book), and 0203858522 (e-book)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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