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Author Pestoff, Victor

Title New Public Governance, the Third Sector, and Co-Production
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (423 pages)
Series Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management
Routledge critical studies in public management.
Contents New Public Governance, the Third Sector and Co-Production; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Foreword; 1 Co-Production as a Maturing Concept; PART I What Is Co-Production? Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives; 2 Co-Production and Third Sector Social Services in Europe: Some Crucial Conceptual Issues; 3 From Engagement to Co-Production: How Users and Communities Contribute to Public Services; 4 Co-Production: Contested Meanings and Challenges for User Organizations; 5 Third Sector and the Co-Construction of Canadian Public Policy; 6 From Co-Production to Co-Governance
13 'Don't Bite The Hand That Feeds You?' On the Partnerships between Private Citizen Initiatives and Local Government14 Co-Producing Safety or Participative Window Dressing? Regulation Partnerships in German Local Governance Arrangements; 15 The Potential of Nonprofit-Government Partnerships for Promoting Citizen Involvement; PART IV Effects of Co-Production: Service Quality, Accountability and Democracy; 16 Co-Production and Service Quality: A New Perspective for the Swedish Welfare State; 17 Co-Production: An Alternative to the Partial Privatization Processes in Italy and Norway
18 The Challenges of Co-Management for Public Accountability: Lessons from Flemish Child Care19 New Public Governance, Co-Production and Third Sector Social Services in Europe: Crowding In and Crowding Out; 20 Conclusion: Taking Research on Co-Production a Step Further; List of Contributors; Index
PART II How Does Co-Production Work?7 Co-Production from a Normative Perspective; 8 Co-Production and Network Structures in Public Education; 9 The Conditions for Successful Co-Production in Housing: A Case Study of German Housing Cooperatives; 10 Co-Production in an Information Age; PART III How Does Co-Management Work?; 11 Co-Management to Solve Homelessness: Wicked Solutions for Wicked Problems; 12 Co-Management in Urban Regeneration: New Perspectives on Transferable Collaborative Practice
Summary The book provides a state of the art overview of current research into co-production and its contribution to the emerging New Public Governance paradigm. It provides work by scholars from all over the world, which deal with such diverse topics like the conceptualization of what co-production means, how co-production works in practice, and what the consequences are of co-production for public sector management
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Subject Nonprofit organizations.
Public administration.
Public-private sector cooperation.
Social participation.
Form Electronic book
Author Brandsen, Taco.
Verschuere, Bram, 1977-
ISBN 0203152298