Institutional Constraints and Policy Choice An Exploration of Local Governance (S U N Y Series in Public Administration) by James C. Clingermayer

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  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • U.S. Municipal Government,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Government - State & Provincial,
  • Municipal government,
  • United States

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Number of Pages151
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Open LibraryOL7802471M
ISBN 100791449130
ISBN 109780791449134

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Institutional Constraints and Policy Choice contends that institutional arrangements both shape and are shaped by human behavior, and when combined with contextual factors and the uncertainty associated with leadership turnover provide the basis of understanding how decisions are made at the level of local by: Institutional Constraints and Policy Choice contends that institutional arrangements both shape and are shaped by human behavior, and when combined with contextual factors and the uncertainty associated with leadership turnover provide the basis of understanding how decisions are made at the level of local government.

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[James C Clingermayer; Richard C Feiock] -- AnnotationCombining older institutional approaches emphasizing formal structure and governance with newer approaches and transaction cost theory, Clingermayer (political science, Northern Kentucky. Downloadable.

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and policy drift receive further empirical support through the presented analysis. Moreover, this article suggests that, for a full understanding of institutional change, a systematic analysis of ideational processes is necessary.

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The central theme is that organizational structures developed in industrialized countries are viewed by policy makers, donors, and other states as signals of. Rational Choice Institutionalism (RCI) is a theoretical approach to the study of institutions arguing that actors use institutions to maximize their utility.

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Institutional Constraints and Policy Choice: An Exploration of Local Governance. SUNY Series in Public Administration. Albany: State Univ. of New York by: Neoinstitutionalism, also spelled neo-institutionalism, also called new institutionalism, methodological approach in the study of political science, economics, organizational behaviour, and sociology in the United States that explores how institutional structures, rules, norms, and cultures constrain the choices and actions of individuals when they are part of a political institution.

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Foreword. Democracy in Deficit, by James M. Buchanan and Richard E. Wagner, represents one of the first comprehensive attempts to apply the basic principles of public choice analysis to macroeconomic theory and policy.

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Latin American Unions and the Reform of Social Service Delivery Systems: Institutional Constraints and Policy Choice Recent policy debates on the reform of social service delivery systems focus on the decentralization of services and the introduction of competition in order to improve the quality of services.

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This sort of approach is long overdue in the study of Latin American political systems. It is well-written and well-researched, and makes a strong and convincing case for criticizing the structure of executive-congressional relations in : Peter M. Siavelis.

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