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Options for a New Britain
Monday, December 1st, 2008

This volume is a follow up to its highly influential predecessor, Options for Britain, which in 1995 brought together a leading group of academics and policy experts to assess… read more

Managing to Improve Public Services
Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

How are public service organizations governed? How can their performance be measured, managed and improved? Public services play a central role in the wellbeing, sustainability and growth of communities,… read more

The Third Sector in Europe: Prospects and Challenges
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Stephen Osborne’s latest edited book ‘The Third Sector in Europe: Prospects and challenges’ (2008, Routledge) contains a chapter ‘The innovative capacity of voluntary and community organizations : exploring the organizational… read more

Transparency: The Key to Better Governance?
Friday, September 21st, 2007

Transparency has become a widespread nostrum of ‘good governance’ in many different contexts today. But its meaning and history are obscure and so are its consequences. So the aim of… read more

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