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Public management or managing the public?

Clarke, John (2010). Public management or managing the public? Public Policy and Administration, 25(4) pp. 416–433.

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Abstract

This paper starts from the paradox of public decline and public proliferation as a basis for examining three contemporary puzzles about public management in the UK. The first centres on the question of what is the ‘public’ in public services and explores several different potential answers. The second examines the relationship between public management and managing the public, looking at new demands and pressures on public services to produce an improved public. The third considers the increasingly difficult relationship between public futures and future publics.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Author
ISSN: 1749-4192
Extra Information: The Frank Stacey Memorial Lecture 2009, presented at the Public Administration Committee Conference, University of Glamorgan, 8 September 2009
Keywords: ambivalence; control; decline; management; managing the public; proliferation; public
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 35854
Depositing User: John Clarke
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2012 17:04
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 05:10
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/35854
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