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    DescriptionMany countries now use agencies to deliver central government services. There have been many claims about the benefits of organizing and delivering government in this way, but there has been little research into how they work in practice. This book both reviews existing theories and models of "agentification" and adds detailed analysis of major new empirical evidence.


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    Title
    Agencies
    Subtitle
    How Governments Do Things Through Semi-autonomous Organizations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Pollitt, By (author) Janice Caulfield, By (author) Amanda Smullen, By (author) Colin Talbot
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 555 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781403933225
    ISBN 10: 1403933227
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    BIC subject category V2: JPQB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JPH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL017000, POL028000
    BIC subject category V2: JPWH
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 352.2/9, 352.29
    LC classification: JF1601 .A36 2004, 2004052090
    Thema V1.0: JPH, JPQB, JPWH
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Palgrave USA
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 January 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Gordonsville
    Author Information
    Christopher Pollitt is Professor at the Centre for Public Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands. Colin Talbot is Professor of Public Policy, Nottingham University. Janice Caulfield is Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong. Amanda Smullen is Research Assistant, Erasmus University, the Netherlands.