For information on winter intensives that are being delivered partially or fully on campus, please refer to the COVID-19 page.
Readings will be provided online through the subject's LMS site prior to the commencement of semester.
Recommended texts and other resources
- Mark Considine,
Enterprising states: The public management of welfare to work, Cambridge University Press, 2001.
- R,E Goodin (ed)
The theory of institutional design, Cambridge University Press, 1996.
- Jan Kooiman (ed) Moder
n Governance: New Government-Society Interactions, Sage, 1993.
- Robert Putnam,
Making Democracy work, Princeton University Press, 1993.
- Steven Smith and Michael Lipsky,
Non-profits for Hire: The welfare state in the age of contracting, Camb. Mass., Harvard University Press, 1993 K. Walsh Public services and Market Mechanisms: Competition, Contracting and the new public management, Houndsmills, Macmillan, 1995
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Specialisation (formal) Sociology Specialisation (formal) Sociology Specialisation (formal) Sociology Specialisation (formal) Sociology Major Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions Major Tailored Specialisation Major Governance, Policy and Markets Specialisation (formal) Sociology
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 8 April 2020