Beyond the State: Third party government in comparative perspective

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The seminars discuss contractual and citizen-led forms of governance, including forefront of research into the role of non-profits and contracting-out by government respectively. We will also be viewing and debating on the problems and prospects for citizen governance in such situations. Contributions are made on policy and knowledge challenges for contracting-out and commissioning, drawing on European evidence. We will report on the experience of complex and long-term partnering between government and private providers, and will discuss the potential for citizen-centred governance.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jun 2011
EventESRC Seminar Series, Birmingham 2011 -
Duration: 9 Jun 20119 Jun 2011


ConferenceESRC Seminar Series, Birmingham 2011


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