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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1177/0038038505056029|
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It is widely acknowledged that network governance is an increasingly significant feature of modern states.This article focuses on the cultural processes of attachment and identification that are formed in the spaces opened up in the 'differentiated polity' (Rhodes, 1997) of network governance. It explores the constitution of new subject positions – as 'transformational leaders' – for senior public service managers. The empirical data, drawn from interviews with senior public service managers in the UK, highlights tensions in the process of state modernization, and suggests ways in which 'transformational' identities might be influential in shaping the micro-politics of policy delivery.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||governance; identity; leadership; modernization; public services; social agency|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
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|Date Deposited:||03 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 06:45|
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