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Author van den Berg, Caspar

Title Policy Consultancy in Comparative Perspective Patterns, Nuances and Implications of the Contractor State
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (336 p.)
Series Cambridge Studies in Comparative Public Policy
Cambridge studies in comparative public policy.
Contents Cover -- Half-title page -- Series page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Author Biographies -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Policy Consultancy in Comparative Perspective -- 2 Consultancy in the UK Government: Modernizing Privatism -- 3 Policy Consulting in the USA: Significant but in Decline? -- 4 Entrenched and Escalating: Policy-Relevant Consulting and Contracting in Australia, 1987-2017 -- 5 From Corporatist to Contractor State? Policy Consulting in the Netherlands
6 Policy Consultants for Substance and Process: A Review of the Supply and Demand for Canadian Policy Consulting -- 7 Swedish Government Agencies' Hiring of Policy Consultants: A Phenomenon of Increased Magnitude and Importance? -- 8 Conclusion: Policy Consulting in Comparative Perspective -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E -- Appendix F -- References -- Index
Summary Sheds new light on the use of external public policy consultants from an interdisciplinary and international comparative approach
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Government consultants -- Case studies
Policy sciences -- Case studies.
Policy scientists -- Case studies
Public administration -- Decision making -- Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Gunter, Helen M.
Howard, Michael.
Howlett, Michael
Migone, Andrea
Pemer, Frida
ISBN 1108752101
9781108752107