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Considine, Mark, 2001, Enterprising States: The Public Management of Welfare-to-Work, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Considine, Mark, 20010716, Enterprising States: The Public Management of Welfare-to-Work, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 10+220p $22.99(PB) ISBN-10: 0521000521 [amazon](inside)


‘Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgements

1 Enterprising the State

@Peformance Management
@Enterpreneurial Action
@Principal-Agent Separation
@Quasi-MarketsCitien Responsibility
Four Model Strategies
Comparing Welfare-to-Work Institutions
Summary of the Argument

2 Governance in Fours

The Four Types: Procedural, Managerial, Market and Network
The Procedural Type
The Corporate Type
The Market Type
The Network Type
Research Design
The Analysis

3 The United Kingdom: Managing by Numbers

Employment Conditions
Next Steps and the Employment Service
Work with Job Seekers
Comparing the UK Strategy
Sanctions
Governance Norms as the Front Line
Conclusions

4 New Zealand: Two Steps Forward

Employment Conditions
Corporate Management and the Employment Service
Task Force and Re-engineering
Work with Job Seekers
Comparing the New Zealand Strategy
Front-line Networks
Sanctions
Conclusions

5 The Netherlands: The Part-Time Miracle

Employment Conditions
The Employment Service
Private Partnerships
Cpmparing the Netherlands Strategy
Front-line Networks
Sanctions
Governance Norms at the Front Line
Conclusions

6 Australia: Governance as Competition

Working Nation - The New Model
Job Network - A Model of Competition
Summarising the Core Strategy
Working Nation - From Model to Actual Methods
Job Network - From Model to Practice
Conclusions

7 Taking the Measure of `New Governance'

with Jenny M. Lewis

Three Governance Strategies not Four
The Governance Types in Context
(1) Country
(2) Ownership
Drawing the Threads Together
`Basic', `Public' and `Civic' Networking
(1) Networks as Patterns of Contact
(2) Networks and the Use of Time
Who are the Networkers?
Conclusions

8 Conclusion: De-Coupling, Contracting and Self-Enterprise

Incentive Management
Common Ground
The Self-Enterprising Client
Client-Centred Service


Statistical Appendix: Questionnaire and Further Statistics
Bibliography
Index


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