The Third Sector in Public Services PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Third Sector in Public Services free pdf This important book is the first edited collection to provide an up to date and comprehensive overview of the third sector's role in public service delivery. Exploring areas such as social enterprise, capacity building, volunteering and social value, the authors provide a platform for academic and policy debates on the topic. Drawing on research carried out at the ESRC funded Third Sector Research Centre, the book charts the historical development of the state-third sector relationship, and reviews the major debates and controversies accompanying recent shifts in that relationship. It is a valuable resource for social science academics and postgraduate students as well as policymakers and practitioners in the public and third sectors in fields such as criminal justice, health, housing and social care.

About James Rees

James Rees is a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham. His research concentrates on the role of the third sector in public service delivery, cross-sectoral partnership, organisational change and the involvement of citizens. David Mullins is Professor of Housing Policy in the Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham. His research interests include the role of the third sector and social enterprise in public service delivery.

Details Book

Author : James Rees
Publisher : Policy Press
Data Published :
ISBN : 1447322398
EAN : 9781447322399
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Third Sector in Public Services



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Delivering Public Services That  Work: The Vanguard Method in the Public Se ... free pdfDelivering Public Services That Work: The Vanguard Method in the Public Se ...

    Behind the doom-laden headlines. a quiet revolution is taking place in the public sector. In the police...hospitals...local government...social welfare..


  • New Public Governance, the Third Sector, and Co-Production free pdfNew Public Governance, the Third Sector, and Co-Production

    In recent years public management research in a variety of disciplines has paid increasing attention to the role of citizens and the third sector in the provision of public services. Several of these efforts have employed the concept of co-production to better understand and explain this trend..


  • Strategic Management in the Public Sector free pdfStrategic Management in the Public Sector

    Strategic management is widely seen as essential to the public services. leading to better performance and better outcomes for the public. In fact. the private sector idea of strategic management has become so powerful in the public sector that politicians and policy makers have begun to talk about the importance of the modern state being strategic - and we may be witnessing the emergence of the Strategic State..


  • Human Resource Management in the Public Sector free pdfHuman Resource Management in the Public Sector

    This insightful book presents current thinking and research evidence on the role of human resource management policies and practices in increasing service quality. efficiency and organizational effectiveness in the public sector..


  • Effective Commissioning in Health and Social Care free pdfEffective Commissioning in Health and Social Care

    It is essential that in today's public sector. social care and health managers have a thorough and critical understanding of best practice in commissioning services. This guide has been developed to underpin core aspects of commissioning services in health and social care with tools and strategies that really work..


  • The Third Sector in Public Services free pdfThe Third Sector in Public Services

    . This important book is the first edited collection to provide an up to date and comprehensive overview of the third sector's role in public service delivery. Exploring areas such as social enterpris