By Helen Margetts,Perri 6,Christopher Hood
Paradoxes of Modernization first discusses what's intended by way of 'modernization' and 'unintended consequences', putting public coverage reform inside extra common highbrow and social developments. It provides 8 case research 'modernization' tasks. Their architects promised speedier trains, a extra effective and reactive healthiness carrier, a extra stimulated public carrier, greater appearing neighborhood executive, stronger details for potential US college scholars, decreased charges of child
malnutrition in constructing international locations, and a unfastened, open, secure, interconnected our on-line world for individuals to behavior their social and political existence. every one case presents a neat tale with a paradox that varies the modernization topic and tackles the query: why used to be the venture pursued? the realization categorizes the cases
in phrases in their consequence, from good fortune to sadness, and indicates a few recommendations for a extra balanced model of modernization for present and destiny policy-makers.
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Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform by Helen Margetts,Perri 6,Christopher Hood