Reasserting the public in public services : new public management reforms / edited by M. Ramesh, E. Araral and Wu Xun.

London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
x, 228 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.


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Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; 12 [More in this series]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction: reasserting the role of the state in public services / M. Ramesh and Eduardo Araral, Jr. -- 2. 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. 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.
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