POLC66 LECTURE 2.pdf

3 Pages
155 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Public Policy
Course
PPGC66H3
Professor
Scott Aquanno
Semester
Winter

Description
Globalization Free market capitalism Globality Int’l trading system Transnational corporations Increased capital flows and mobility Mcworld Global civil society Political Culture Core components: • Rise of post-materialism – shift from concerns with economic issues, security and material gain; new focus on lifestyle concerns (belonging, esteem, intellectual development) • Increased salience of rights discourse – elaboration of human rights documents and instiutitons (individual rights) • New emphasis on difference – emphasizes collective identities and cultural identity; resist liberal universalism which rejects differences =postmodern condition impacts: decline of deference, less trust in government, defense of traditional ways of life, social fragmentation, skepticism of traditional representative institutions Governance Core components: • New ideas about governance and public management stemming from questions about the capacity of government to do things efficiently and effectively • =new public management • replacement of the bureaucratic paradigm – move way from line and staff distinctions and carefully defines roles to a more client focused, service oriented system organized around modernizing program delivery, strategic management, partnership and alternative service delivery • impacts – affect management practice and rhetoric, new emphasis on revenue, decentralization, cost-cutting competition, performance appraisal results and accountability The Policy Context Extended • Need more focus on the central, first order socio-economic structures that determine policy outcomes at the highest level. To a certain extent the second order changes in culture and governance identified by Pal are derivatives of these shifts/forces • = open up the notion of globalization introduced by Pal with particular focus on the globalization of trade and capital and the ideology of free market capitalism • =need to specifically consider: • 1. Changing nature of the state • 2. International monetary regimes • 3. Nature and form of neoliberalism The Changing Nature of the State: Free Trade and Transnational Capitalism • The post-war capitalist order had a wide political dimension in so far as the metropolitan capitalist states were bound together i
More Less

Related notes for PPGC66H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit