The contract culture in public services : studies from Britain, Europe, and the USA / edited by Perri 6, Jeremy Kendall.

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List of figures and tables	vii

Acknowledgements	ix

Notes on contributors	xi

I  Introduction
Perri 6 and Jeremy Kendall

2   Defining contracting	17
Stephen P. Osborne and Piers Waterston

3 Contracting: What does it do to voluntary and non-profit
     organisations?                                                      27
     Marilyn Taylor and lane Lewis

4 Managing voluntary organisations in the contract culture:
     Continuity or change?                                               47
     Julian Batsleer and Rob Paton

5 Expansion or withdrawal? The implications of contracting for
     volunteering                                                        57
     Justin Davis Smith

6 Voluntary management committees: The impact of contracting
     in the UK                                                           69
     Margaret Harris

7 Contracting and the changing politics of need in the USA              79
     Steven Rathgeb Smith

8 Transaction costs in social service contracting: Lessons from
                                   the USA                                                               99
                                   Kirsten A. Gronbjerg
                                                                          
9 The contract culture in Italy
     Sergio Pasquinelli


10 Local welfare contracting: Ravenna in the 1980s and 1990s	133


11 Contracting and institutional choice in Austria	149
	Christoph Badelt

12 Competition in contracted markets	161
	Richard Steinberg

13 The new politics of welfare contracting	181
		Perri 6

                              References                                                               193
                              Index                                                                    213