The Managerial State

Power, Politics and Ideology in the Remaking of Social Welfare

by Clarke, John H.; Newman, Janet E;


Examining the micro-politics within public service, the authors draw links between politics, policies and organizational power to presents an incisive and dynamic account of the restructuring of social welfare. Clarke and Newman expose the tensions and contradictions in the managerial state and trace the emergence of new dilemmas in the provision of public services.

A cogent critique of the social, political and organizaitonal conflicts and instabilities that are embedded in new state forms, The Managerial State will be essential reading for students and academics in social policy, public policy and public management

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: March 1997
  • English
  • 9781446265857 / 0803976119
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 23.99 GBP
  • Pages: 192
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: John Clarke and Janet Newman.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001102972