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Researcher: Rhodes, RAW (Professor Rod Rhodes)

Fields of Research

Comparative Government and Politics
Public Administration
Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Australian Government and Politics
Public Policy
Political Science
Police Administration, Procedures and Practice
Policy and Administration
Social Policy

Research Objectives

Government and Politics
Political Systems
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Understanding Europe's Past

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Afterword: Waves of Governance; Public Administration 25 Years of Analysis and Debate
Analysing Networks: From Typologies of Institutions to Narratives of Beliefs; Science and Society: Journal of Political and Moral Theory
Annual Report 2002; Public Administration
Annual Report 2003; Public Administration
Australia: the Westminster Model as tradition; Westminster Legacies
Author's Response: Politics as Cultural Practice; Political Studies Review
Being There; Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal
Beliefs and Institutional Change: The UK National Health Service; Government Reformed: Values and New Political Institutions
Blair and Governance; Public Governance and Leadership: Political and Managerial Problems in Making Public Governance Changes the Driver for Re-Constituting Leadership
Bringing the Politics Back In :Public Value in Westminster Parliamentary Government; Public Administration
Bureaucracy, Contracts and Networks:The Unholy Trinity and the Police; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
Central Government; Blair's Britain: 1997-2007
Comparative Governance: Prospects and Lessons; Public Administration
Comparing Westminster; Oxford University Press
Decentralisation
Decentralizing the Civil Service: from unitary state to differentiated polity in the United Kingdom; Open University Press
Decentred theory, change and network governance; In: Theories of Democratic Network Governance
Decentring British Governance: from bureaucracy to networks; In: Governance as Social and Political Communication
Defending Interpretation; European Political Science
Disaggregating Structures as an Agenda for Critical Realism: A Reply to McAnulla; British Politics
End of an Era: Is Westminster Dead in Westminster?
Everyday Life in a Ministry: Public Administration as Anthropology; American Review of Public Administration
Everyday Life in British Government; Oxford University Press
Executives in parliamentary government; In: The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions
Expanding The Repertoire: Theory, Method and Language in Political Biography; Australian Political Lives: Chronicling Political Careers and Administrative Histories
From Marketisation to Diplomacy: It's the Mix that Matters; Public Governance
From Marketization to Diplomacy: It's the Mix that Matters; The Foundations of Bureaucracy in Economic and Social Thought
Gendering Governance, Practicing Gender: Every day Life at the Top in british Government; 6th European Consortium for Political Research General Conference
Governance
Governance Stories; Routledge
In search of Australian political science; The Australian study of politics
Interpretation and its Others; Australian Journal of Political Science
Interpretation as Method, Explanation and Critique: A Reply; The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
Interpreting British Governance; The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
Interpreting British Governance; Routledge
Interpretive Approaches to British Government and Politics; British Politics
Localism and Exceptionalism: Comparing Public Sector Reforms in European and Westminster Systems; Modernizing Civil Services
Making Government Work
Mapping Research Agendas with Government: Surveys Priorities and Future Needs; Australian Journal of Public Administration
New development: From private office to departmental court; Public Money and Management: Policy Journal of The Public Sector
Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal; Palgrave Macmillan
Old Institutionalisms; The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions
One-way, Two-way, or Dead-end Street: British Influence on the Study of Public Administration in America Since 1945; Public Administration Review
Policy Communities and Issue Networks: Beyond Typology; Social Networks: Critical Concepts in Sociology
Policy Networks
Prime Ministers, Presidentialism and Westminster Smokescreens; Political Studies
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; The European Group for Public Administration (1975-2010) Perspectives for the Future
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration; Public Administration
Public Administration in the Digital Era; Public Administration an International Quarterly
Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate; Wiley-Blackwell
Putting People Back into Networks; Governing Networks
Reinventing Westminster: how public executives reframe their world; Policy and Politics
Review of The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century edited by Vernon Bogdanor; Public Administration
Review of The Tools of Government: A Guide to the New Governance edited by Lester Salamon; Public Administration
Review of Local Governance in Britain
Scenes from the Departmental Court; Public Policy and Administration
Searching for Civil Society: Changing Patterns of Governance in Britain; Public Administration
So What? The Benefits and Pitfalls of Being There; Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal
Stairways to Heaven: A Reply to Alford; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The Australian Study of Politics; Palgrave Macmillan
The Concept of Governance
The Court Politics of the Blair Presidency; Democratic Experiments: Lectures in the Senate Occasional Lecture Series 2004-2005
The Differentiated Polity as Narrative; The British Journal of Politics & International Relations
The everyday life of a minister: a confessional and impressionist tale; In: Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal
The Executives; The Australian Study of Politics
The Governance Narrative: Key Findings and Lessons from the ESRC'S Whitehall Programme; Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate
The Hollowing Out of the State: The Changing Nature of the Public Service in Britain; Governance and the Public Sector
The Life, Death and Resurrection of British Governance; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The Limits to Public Value, or Rescuing Responsible Government from the Platonic Guardians; Australian Journal of Public Administration
The New Governance: Governing Without Government; Public Management: Critical Perspectives
The New Governance: governing without Government; Governance Today: 10 Reference Texts
The New Governance: Governing without Government; Public Governance
The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions; Oxford University Press
The Sour Laws of Network Governance; Fighting Crime Together: The Challenges of Policing and Security Networks
The State as Cultural Practice; Oxford University Press
The Stateless State; The SAGE Handbook of Governance
Theory, method and British political life history; Political Studies Review
Thinking On: A career in public administration; Public Administration
Towards a Post-modern Public Administration: Epoch, Epistemology or Narrative?; The Foundations of Bureaucracy in Economic and Social Thought
Traditions of governance: interpreting the changing role of the public sector; Public Administration
Traditions of political science in contemporary Britain; In: Modern Political Science: Anglo-American Exchanges Since 1880
Understanding Governance: Ten Years On; Organization Studies
Unitary State
Westminster transplanted and Westminster implanted: exploring political change; Westminster Legacies
What is New About Governance and Why Does it Matter?; Governing Europe
Yesterday When I Was Young; Public Administration: 25 Years of Analysis and Debate

Research Projects

Research Networks (Special Research Initiatives), Australian Governance and Regulation Network
The Australian study of politics
Westminster Transplanted and Westminster Implanted

Research Candidate Supervision

A Political History of Tasmanian Local Government Seeking Explanations for Decline
The Relationship between Government and Non Government Sectors- The Case of Tasmania