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The Tools of Government in the Digital Age
2nd edition
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
20 Jul 2007
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£70.00
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9780230001435
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This important new work updates the arguments of Christopher Hood's classic work The Tools of Government for the Twenty-First century. Comprehensively revised throughout, it includes increased coverage of how government gets information and an assessment of how the tools available to government have changed over time.


Description

This important new work updates the arguments of Christopher Hood's classic work The Tools of Government for the Twenty-First century. Comprehensively revised throughout, it includes increased coverage of how government gets information and an assessment of how the tools available to government have changed over time.


Reviews


'[A] very welcome volume... The Arguments in this book not only give policy makers a tool kit for action but, as importantly, also provide others with the ideas and language necessary to engage in the accompanying political debates' - Nick Anstead, British Politics
 
'The book is thought provoking and offers an inspiring framework for scholars of politics.' - Peter Hilger, Political Studies Review


Contents

Exploring Governments' Toolshed
Nodality
Authority
Treasure
Organization
Government as a Toolkit
Alternative Approaches to the Tools of Government
A Changing Mix of Government Tools in the Digital Age


Authors

CHRISTOPHER C. HOOD is Gladstone Professor of Government, University of Oxford, UK.

HELEN Z. MARGETTS is Professor of Society and the Internet, University of Oxford, UK.