How Should A Government Be?: The New Levers of State Power

Jaideep Prabhu

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd

Due to be published: 11th Feb '21

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Description

For a century, the most divisive question in political thought has been about the size of the state. Should it expand and take an active role in all sorts of areas of life? Or is that just meddlesome and wasteful? Those questions might have made sense in the previous century. Now, with revolutions in technology and organisational structure, and a world transformed by Covid-19, a revolution is also coming in the essential business of government – whether we like it or not. Join organisations expert Jaideep Prabhu on a tour of what’s possible in government. Discover amazing initiatives in unexpected places, from India’s programme to give a digital identity to a billion citizens, to a Dutch programme that lets nurses operate almost entirely without management. Or perhaps China’s ominous Social Credit system is a more accurate vision what the future has in store for us. Whether you are on the political left or right, it matters whether your government does what it does fairly and well. And the game is changing…

Additional information

Weight 0.645 kg
Dimensions 32 × 162 × 240 mm
Page Count 336