Governance And Administrative Reforms

Tom Christensen and Per Lægreid

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199560530
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Politics & International Relations

 Governance And Administrative Reforms

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This article, which examines how governance is related to administrative reforms, particularly to the so-called post-New Public Management (NPM) reforms, analyses the typical features of the post-NPM reform wave as they relate to governance and considers the concepts of governance, networks, and partnership in a reform context. It provides evidence that governance reforms and NPM reforms partly overlap, especially when it comes to more specific reform tools.

Keywords: governance; administrative reforms; post-NPM reforms; networks; partnership; reform tools

Article.  5811 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy ; Comparative Politics

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