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A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STATECRAFT INTERPRETATION.
December 22, 1999 ... INTRODUCTION Over the years, the Statecraft interpretation associated with the work of Jim Bulpitt, has made an important contribution to our academic understanding of British politics. More specifically, Bulpitt made an impact on the...

IMPLEMENTING PRIVATIZATION POLICIES IN `NEXT STEPS' AGENCIES.
December 22, 1999 ... The introduction, since 1988, of Next Steps agencies to deliver government goals at arm's length, has resulted in a major change to the organization of British central government. The question of whether agencies would be a `half-way house'...

NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND THE MODERNIZATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT: AN ANALYSIS OF BIASES AND CONSTRAINTS.
December 22, 1999 ... INTRODUCTION The importance of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for contemporary public administration is often understated. Most authors concentrate upon the `big issues' affecting the public sector -- issues such as...

DESIGNING HEALTH SERVICE ORGANIZATION IN THE UK, 1968 TO 1998: FROM BLUEPRINT TO BRIGHT IDEA AND `MANIPULATED EMERGENCE'.
December 22, 1999 ... INTRODUCTION Critiques, on both normative and empirical grounds, of those aspects of rational `top-down' policy models that entail a sharp distinction between policy and action/implementation go back a long way (Lindblom 1959; Barrett...

OWNERSHIP OR COMPETITION? AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF PRIVATIZATION ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS INSTITUTIONS, PROCESSES AND OUTCOMES.
December 22, 1999 ... INTRODUCTION Privatization in the UK has attracted a great deal of interest from scholars worldwide but relatively little attention has been given to the impact of privatization on industrial relations and labour management. This is...