Professor Gerry Stoker

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Gerry Stoker is Professor of Politics and Governance at the University of Southampton, UK. He held previous professorial posts at Manchester and Strathclyde. Professor Stoker’s main research interests are in governance, democratic politics, local and regional governance, urban politics, public participation and public service reform. He has authored or edited over 20 books and published over 70 refereed articles or chapters in books. His work has been translated into French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Hebrew, Portuguese, Chinese and even American English.
Professor Stoker was the founding Chair of the New Local Government Network that was the think tank of the year in 2004  and his most recent book ‘Why Politics Matters’ won the 2006  political book of the year  award from the Political Studies Association of the UK.

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Payment-by-Outcome in Welfare to Work
Lauren M. Cumming
Publication: February 2011