Translating Agency Reform: Rhetoric and Culture in Comparative Perspective by A. SmullenTranslating Agency Reform: Rhetoric and Culture in Comparative Perspective by A. Smullen

Translating Agency Reform: Rhetoric and Culture in Comparative Perspective

byA. Smullen

Hardcover | April 29, 2010

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Through comparative analysis this book examines and explains the official rhetoric of agency reform across consensus and adversarial political cultures. It traces the trajectory of talk about agency reform in The Netherlands, Sweden and Australia and identifies the national styles of speaking that mediated the agency idea.
AMANDA SMULLEN is Assistant Professor Policy and Management, Department of Politics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Title:Translating Agency Reform: Rhetoric and Culture in Comparative PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:April 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230580726

ISBN - 13:9780230580725

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Agency Reform: Tracing a Public Management Fashion
Theoretical Concepts and Tools: Rhetoric and Culture
The Trajectories of Official Agency Talk
Comparing Official Agency Talk: National Styles of Speaking and the Role of Cultural Context?
The Role of Culturally Flavoured Stories and their National Translation
Conclusion