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Manufacturing Civil Society

Principles, Practices and Effects

  • Taco Brandsen
  • Willem Trommel
  • Bram Verschuere

Part of the IIAS Series: Governance and Public Management book series (GPM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Taco Brandsen, Bram Verschuere, Willem Trommel
    Pages 1-14
  3. Simona Franzoni
    Pages 136-158
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 223-224

About this book

Introduction

Faced with falling social cohesion governments have sought to revitalise society by trying to reconstruct local communities, civil society and citizenship. As a result, civil society is increasingly brought within the realm of public management, subject to accountability and embedded in hierarchies the impact and origins of which this book explores

Keywords

citizenship communism decision-making governance Government Policy public governance public management Public Services

Editors and affiliations

  • Taco Brandsen
    • 1
  • Willem Trommel
    • 2
  • Bram Verschuere
    • 3
  1. 1.Radboud University Nijmegenthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Faculty of Social SciencesVrije Universiteit Amsterdamthe Netherlands
  3. 3.Faculty of Economics and Business AdministrationUniversity of GhentBelgium

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