Nonprofits for hire : the welfare state in the age of contracting

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Harvard University Press, 1998 - 292 pagine
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Indice

Contracting for Services in the Welfare State
3
The Scope of Nonprofit Service Organizations
5
Issues for the Welfare State
11
Nonprofit Organizations and Community
20
Nonprofits as Manifestations of Community
22
Community and the Theory of Nonprofit Organizations
26
Toward a Political Explanation of Nonprofit Organizations
31
Three Types of Nonprofit Service Agencies
37
Significance of Differences between Government and Nonprofit
127
Changes in Practices under Contracting
131
Dilemmas of Management in Nonprofit Organizations
147
Understanding the Nonprofit Organization
148
Cash Flow
151
The Dance of Contract Renewal
157
The Question of Goal Succession
163
The New Politics of the Contracting Regime
171

Introduction to Part II
43
The Political Economy of Nonprofit Revenues
46
Historical Background
47
Impact at the Service Delivery Level
57
The Reagan Era and a Changing Federal Role
62
Guardians of Community and Issues of Governance
72
Boards of Directors
73
Executive Directors
79
Boards Executives and Community
88
Service Providers for the Welfare State
98
Professionalization
100
Deprofessionalization and Government Funding
108
Volunteers and Organizational Capacity
111
The New StreetLevel Bureaucrats
115
Services and Clients under Contracting
120
Imperatives of Public and Nonprofit Service Organizations
121
Individual Agencies in the Political Process
173
The Rise of Associations of Nonprofit Providers
177
The Corporatist Politics of the Contracting Regime
179
The Nonprofit Sector under Attack
182
Privatization in Human Services A Critique
188
Why Does Government Contract with Nonprofit Agencies?
191
Performance Assessment
199
The Irony of Privatization through Contracting
203
Government Nonprofit Agencies and the Welfare State
206
Issues of Citizenship
207
Contracting as Symbolic Politics
211
Toward a Balanced Approach to Communal Provision
215
Tables
233
Notes
245
Index
285
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