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Ending welfare as we knew it

Ending welfare as we knew it Note to Book Publishers: Please send all books for review directly to the Book Review Editor, Jennifer L. Hochschild, Department of Government, Littauer Center/N. Harvard Yard, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138-3806. Martha S. Feldman The Global Management Revolution: A Report on the Transformation of Governance by Donald F. Kettl. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2000, 87 pp., $14.95 paper. This book operates at several different levels and provides something for many different audiences. At the first level it provides basic information about what is sometimes called the new public management and what Kettl refers to as the global public management revolution. It summarizes the kinds of reforms in which governments around the world have been engaging, the tools that have been used to bring about the reforms, and the challenges for the future of these reforms. At this level, it is a good book for people learning about the practice of public management. At the second level, it provides information relevant to some of the ongoing arguments in the literature about public management reform. One of the questions addressed at this level is whether public management reform is making a difference. Another is whether the public management reforms http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Wiley

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
ISSN
0276-8739
eISSN
1520-6688
DOI
10.1002/pam.1055
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Note to Book Publishers: Please send all books for review directly to the Book Review Editor, Jennifer L. Hochschild, Department of Government, Littauer Center/N. Harvard Yard, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138-3806. Martha S. Feldman The Global Management Revolution: A Report on the Transformation of Governance by Donald F. Kettl. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2000, 87 pp., $14.95 paper. This book operates at several different levels and provides something for many different audiences. At the first level it provides basic information about what is sometimes called the new public management and what Kettl refers to as the global public management revolution. It summarizes the kinds of reforms in which governments around the world have been engaging, the tools that have been used to bring about the reforms, and the challenges for the future of these reforms. At this level, it is a good book for people learning about the practice of public management. At the second level, it provides information relevant to some of the ongoing arguments in the literature about public management reform. One of the questions addressed at this level is whether public management reform is making a difference. Another is whether the public management reforms

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Journal of Policy Analysis and ManagementWiley

Published: Dec 1, 2002

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