Challenges to State Policy Capacity

Global Trends and Comparative Perspectives

  • Martin Painter
  • Jon Pierre

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Martin Painter, Jon Pierre
    Pages 1-18
  3. B. Guy Peters
    Pages 73-91
  4. Martin Painter, Jon Pierre
    Pages 255-261
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 263-287

About this book


Globalization and New Public Management pose major challenges to the policy capacity of the state. Challenges to State Policy Capacity offers the most timely and comprehensive coverage of contemporary state policy capacity. Drawing on the work by international leading scholars in political science and public administration, the book is indispensable to anyone interested in policy capacity, administrative reform and the state.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Martin Painter
    • 1
  • Jon Pierre
    • 2
  1. 1.City University of Hong KongChina
  2. 2.Department of GovernmentUniversity of GothenburgSweden

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