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Public policy, clients and the construction industry

Fairhurst, E 2008, 'Public policy, clients and the construction industry' , in: Clients Driving Innovation , Wiley-Blackwell, London, pp. 216-222.

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    Abstract

    This is a case study of a major capital development programme, the Manchester,Salford and Trafford Local Finance Improvement Trust (MaSTLIFT), intended to address inadequate primary care estate and improve access to health and social care in the UK. The implcations of multi-stakeholder public partners for understanding public-private partnerships, demonstrate the fluidity of relationships involved and the emergent/context bound features of the category 'client'. It is shown how the practices of public sector procurement are socially produced from interactions with a range of stakeholders.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Editors: Brandon, P and Lu, S-L
    Themes: Built and Human Environment
    Health and Wellbeing
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
    Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    Refereed: Yes
    ISBN: 978-1-4051-7566-1
    Depositing User: E Fairhurst
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 10:16
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:12
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18027

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