The traditional concept of the state, as represented by Max Weber’s model of bureaucracy, is characterized by hierarchical and rule-based decision making and by public service delivery through government agencies. However, hierarchical authority is no longer the dominant element of the state, as participatory structures and processes in public administration have emerged. Coproduction is a core element in the institutional order of the participatory state.
|Title of host publication||Public Administration and the Modern State|
|Subtitle of host publication||Assessing Trends and Impact|
|Editors||J. Lehrke, E. Bohne, J. Graham, J. Raadshelders|
|Place of Publication||Houndmills, Basingstoke|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Oct 2014|
- public serivces
- community services
Bovaird, T., Loeffler, E., van Ryzin, G. G., & Parrado, S. (2014). User and community coproduction of public services: what influences citizens to coproduce? In J. Lehrke, E. Bohne, J. Graham, & J. Raadshelders (Eds.), Public Administration and the Modern State: Assessing Trends and Impact (pp. 109-124).