The Theory And Practice Of Local Governance And Economic Development by M. ConsidineThe Theory And Practice Of Local Governance And Economic Development by M. Considine

The Theory And Practice Of Local Governance And Economic Development

EditorM. Considine

Hardcover | February 14, 2008

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One of the key issues for the prosperity of our societies in a globalised economy is to connect public policies together to achieve maximum results. Policy-makers and practitioners in key public and private agencies need to learn how to collaborate, to create joint-decision processes, to evaluate the effects of new governance partnerships and to become more efficient in the use of engagement tools. This book develops a conceptual map for this new area of practice and provides leading cases from different OECD countries to help practitioners plan for this form of innovation.
MARK CONSIDINE is Director of the Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Senior Advisor to the Government of Victoria on local governance policies. His research includes comparative projects examining the local governance dynamics in different countries, evaluation techniques for assessing partnersh...
Title:The Theory And Practice Of Local Governance And Economic DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:February 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230500609

ISBN - 13:9780230500600


Table of Contents

PART I * The Case for Collaboration: The Role of Partnerships in Economic Development--M.Considine & S.Giguere * Fostering Growth Today: The Need for New Governance Mechanisms--M.Considine & S.Giguere * The Italian Model--L.Burroni * The UK Model--M.Geddes * The USA Models--M.Mandell * Horizontal Management of the Public Policy Challenge--B.G.Peters * Added Value? Understanding and Measuring Partnership Work--M.Considine * Local Governance and Democracy: A Comparative Analysis--C.Skelcher * PART II: Cases and Their Consequences * Canada--H.Deslauriers * Austria--M.Förschner & A.Scopetta * Republic of Ireland--T.Crooks * The UK--M.Geddes * Australia--M.Considine * Conclusion: The Future of Patnership Work & Network Governance--M.Considine & S.Giguere