Executive Politics in Times of Crisis

Hardcover | May 11, 2012

EditorM. Lodge, K. Wegrich

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Executive Politics in Times of Crisis brings together leading international scholars to consider key trends and challenges that have defined executive politics over the past decade. It showcases key debates in executive politics and contributes to an understanding of the 'executive factor' in political life.

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Executive Politics in Times of Crisis brings together leading international scholars to consider key trends and challenges that have defined executive politics over the past decade. It showcases key debates in executive politics and contributes to an understanding of the 'executive factor' in political life.

MARTIN LODGE Reader in Political Science and Public Policy at the Department of Government and the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. His research interests are in executive politics, regulation and comparative public policy and administration. KAI WEGRICH Professor ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:May 11, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230304869

ISBN - 13:9780230304864

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Executive Politics in Times of Crises; M.Lodge & K.Wegrich
PARTI: DOCTRINES AND CONTEMPORARY TRENDS
The Internationalization of National Bureaucracy; K.Yesilkagit
Politicization and Executive Politics; D.E.Lewis
The Macro-Politics of Managerialism: Revisiting Weberian Perspectives; P.Bezes
International Development Through the Lens of Executive Politics; N.Gulrajani
Towards NPM-ization of the Post- Communist State? Attitudes of Public Officials Towards Models of Bureaucracy in Central and Eastern Europe; J-H Meyer-Sahling, W.Lowe & C.van Stolk
Executive Politics and Policy Instruments; M.Lodge & K.Wegrich
Executive Politics and the Governance of Public Finance; P.Krause
Attention and Reputation: Linking Regulators' Internal and External Worlds; S.Gilad
PART II:CRISES AND EXECUTIVE POLITICS
Aligning Executive Action in Times of Austerity: The Politics of Crisis Co-ordination; A.Boin & P.'t Hart
The Executive at Work During Times of Crisis; S.Parrado
Governance, Governing, and the Capacity of Executives in Times of Crisis; F.Matthews
Executive Politics, Risk and the Mega-Project Paradox; W.Jennings
Sectoral Dynamics In Executive Politics: Co-ordinating Climate Policy in Germany; J.Fleischer & T.Hustedt
Conclusion
Executive Politics in a Changing Climate; M.Lodge & K.Wegrich

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Executive Politics in Times of Crisis is a highly relevant and an incredibly timely book.Not only does the volume provide useful insights about the challenges faced by governmentsin dealing with the various ongoing crises, it also makes a convincing case thatin times of crisis, political science and public administration as scholarly disciplines canno longer afford the 'luxury' of remaining in the cosy confines of their currently establisheddisciplinary boundaries. - West European Politics