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Government Agencies, Practices and Lessons from 30 Countries, edited by Koen Verhoest, Sandra Van Thiel, Geert Bouckaert, Per Lægreid

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Government Agencies, Practices and Lessons from 30 Countries, edited by Koen Verhoest, Sandra Van Thiel, Geert Bouckaert, Per Lægreid
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
Government Agencies
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
818123729
Responsibility statement
edited by Koen Verhoest, Sandra Van Thiel, Geert Bouckaert, Per Lægreid
Series statement
Public Sector Organizations
Sub title
Practices and Lessons from 30 Countries
Summary
This book describes and compares how semi-autonomous agencies are created and governed by 30 governments. It leads practitioners and researchers through the crowded world of agencies, describing their tasks, autonomy, control and history. Evidence-based lessons and recommendations are formulated to improve agencification policies in post-NPM times
Table of contents
Cover; Half-title; Dedication; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures and Box; Acknowledgements; Preface; Notes on Contributors; COST; Part I Agencification As a Global Phenomenon; 1 Introduction; 2 Comparing Agencies across Countries; Part II Agencification in Different Politico-Administrative Traditions; Section 2.1 Agencification in Anglo-American Countries; 3 Australia; 4 Ireland; 5 New Zealand; 6 United Kingdom; 7 The United States of America; 8 Comparing Agencification in Anglo-American Countries; Section 2.2 Agencification in Latin Countries9 Belgium and Its Regions10 France; 11 Italy; 12 Spain; 13 Portugal; 14 Comparing Agencification in Latin Countries; Section 2.3 Agencification in Continental Countries; 15 Austria; 16 Germany; 17 The Netherlands; 18 Switzerland; 19 Comparing Agencification in Continental Countries; Section 2.4 Agencification in Nordic Countries; 20 Denmark; 21 Finland; 22 Norway; 23 Sweden; 24 Comparing Agencification in Nordic Countries; Section 2.5 Agencification in CEE Countries; 25 Croatia; 26 Estonia; 27 Hungary; 28 Lithuania; 29 Romania; 30 Slovakia31 Comparing Agencification in Central and Eastern EuropeSection 2.6 Agencification in Eastern and African Countries; 32 Hong Kong; 33 Israel; 34 Tanzania; 35 Pakistan; 36 Thailand; 37 Comparing Agencification in Eastern and African Countries; Section 2.7 Agencification at Supranational Level; 38 European Union (EU) Agencies; Part III Current Challenges in Agencification in Europe and Beyond; 39 Lessons and Recommendations for the Practice of Agencification; Bibliography; General Bibliography; Bibliography - Country Chapters; Index

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