By Arjen Boin, Paul ‘T Hart (auth.), Hendrik Wagenaar (eds.)
Research on executive associations is likely one of the most enjoyable highbrow parts in political technology and coverage experiences at the present time. more and more it truly is well-known through students in those fields that potent and legit guidelines depend upon the layout and upkeep of advanced institutional preparations. This publication brings jointly a number of the major students in institutional learn within the Netherlands. Their paintings addresses such perennially tricky questions in institutional examine resembling: How will we comprehend institutional swap? How can we degree the results of associations on societal sectors and public coverage? How do the normative foundations of presidency associations impression their functioning? What are the foundations of powerful and bonafide institutional layout? via research of well-researched examples starting from the fabled Dutch `poldermodel', in the course of the transformation of the welfare kingdom, via privatizations of the Dutch telecommunications undefined, to the paintings of welfare officers, those authors show the interpenetration of normative, empirical and layout matters in institutional idea. The publication is meant for students and graduate scholars in political technological know-how, public coverage, public management, and law.
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Change should not only be conceptualized in terms of 'more or less', but also in terms of qualitative changes which can be better conceptualized in terms of a reprogramming of provisions and entitlements. This process can better be described as restructuring. Change can manifest itself in different dimensions. Pierson makes a distinction between programmatic and systemic change (retrenchment). We suggested to make a threefold distinction between programmatic, contextual and institutional change.
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Pierson, 1994: 38). Pierson presents his conclusion as a general (theoretical) conclusion, whereas the conclusion is only based on the empirical findings in two 'liberal' or 'pluralist' states. The question is whether empirical research in welfare states with a completely different institutional design and another type of governance capacity - as for instance the so-called corporatist or social-democratic states - might result in completely different conclusions. For instance the neo-corporatist debate, but also the modern discussion on the role of networks and cooperative governance, stress the strong correlation between institutional design and policy outcomes, both on a theoretical and empiricallevel.
Government Institutions: Effects, Changes and Normative Foundations by Arjen Boin, Paul ‘T Hart (auth.), Hendrik Wagenaar (eds.)