Partnerships: the politics of agendas and policy implementation

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    Abstract

    Examines the much increased use of the term 'partnership' in recent years and will argue that, however imprecise its application, it nonetheless has played a central role in the reshaping of public policy under New Labour. Second, linking into the agenda that practice should be evidence based, the paper will survey research on the actual outcomes of joint working across agencies. Third, the paper will examine the politics of managing and delivering joint working in two areas: the use of shared assessment tools and joint structures of organisation.
    LanguageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Transformation of Children’s Services: Examining and Debating the Complexities of Inter/Professional Working
    EditorsJoan Forbes, Cate Watson
    Place of PublicationNew York
    Pages24-39
    Number of pages16
    Edition1
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Oct 2011

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    Keywords

    • social work
    • partnerships
    • New Labour
    • children's services

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    Eccles, A. (2011). Partnerships: the politics of agendas and policy implementation. In J. Forbes, & C. Watson (Eds.), The Transformation of Children’s Services: Examining and Debating the Complexities of Inter/Professional Working (1 ed., pp. 24-39). New York.
    Eccles, Andrew. / Partnerships: the politics of agendas and policy implementation. The Transformation of Children’s Services: Examining and Debating the Complexities of Inter/Professional Working. editor / Joan Forbes ; Cate Watson. 1. ed. New York, 2011. pp. 24-39
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