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Connell, Andrew, Martin, Steve and St Denny, Emily 2019. Can meso-governments use metagovernance tools to tackle complex policy problems? Policy and Politics 47 (3) , pp. 437-454. 10.1332/030557319X15579230420072
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Bellò, Benedetta, Downe, James, Andrews, Rhys and Martin, Stephen 2018. Does austerity drive public service innovation? Evidence from shared senior management teams in local government. Public Money & Management 38 , pp. 131-138. 10.1080/09540962.2018.1407161
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Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James and Martin, Stephen 2018. Defining, achieving and evaluating collaborative outcomes: a theory of change approach. Public Management Review 20 (10) , pp. 1562-1580. 10.1080/14719037.2017.1383782
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Bolton, Nicola, Martin, Stephen, Grace, Clive and Harris, Sandra 2018. Implementing a theory of change approach to research sport participation programmes targeting 'hard to reach' groups. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics 10 (4) , pp. 761-777. 10.1080/19406940.2018.1476397

Connell, Andrew, Martin, Stephen James and St Denny, Emily 2017. How can subnational governments deliver their policy objectives in the age of austerity? Reshaping homelessness policy in Wales. Political Quarterly 10.1111/1467-923X.12376
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Entwistle, Thomas, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2016. Reframing governance: competition, fatalism and autonomy in central-local relations. Public Administration 94 (4) , pp. 897-914. 10.1111/padm.12210
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Martin, Stephen James, Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel and Grace, Clive 2016. Analysing performance assessment in public services: how useful is the concept of a performance regime? Public Administration 94 (1) , pp. 129-145. 10.1111/padm.12206
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Martin, Stephen James 2016. Practical approaches to increasing the utilization of research. Public Administration Review 76 (1) , pp. 18-19. 10.1111/puar.12509
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Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Martin, Stephen James 2016. Boundary spanning in local public service partnerships: coaches, advocates or enforcers? Public Management Review 18 (2) , pp. 238-257. 10.1080/14719037.2014.969761

Doering, Heike, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2015. Regulating public services: how public managers respond to external performance assessment. Public Administration Review 75 (6) , pp. 867-877. 10.1111/puar.12400
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Bristow, Daniel, Carter, Lauren and Martin, Stephen James 2015. Using evidence to improve policy and practice: the UK What Works Centres. Contemporary Social Science 10 (2) , pp. 126-137. 10.1080/21582041.2015.1061688
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Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Martin, Stephen James 2014. The multi-level governance of Wales: layer cake or marble cake? The British Journal of Politics and International Relations 16 (2) , pp. 310-325. 10.1111/j.1467-856X.2012.00541.x

Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2014. Putting the citizen at the centre? Assembling local government policy in Wales. Local Government Studies 40 (1) , pp. 65-82. 10.1080/03003930.2012.707616

Hay, Robert and Martin, Stephen James 2014. Controlling local government spending: the implementation and impact of capping council taxes. Local Government Studies 40 (2) , pp. 224-239. 10.1080/03003930.2013.795890

Martin, Stephen James and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2013. Governing local partnerships: does external steering help local agencies address wicked problems? Policy & Poltics 41 (4) , pp. 585-603. 10.1332/030557312X655819

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, Sandra 2013. New development: All change? Performance assessment regimes in UK local government. Public Money & Management 33 (4) , pp. 277-280. 10.1080/09540962.2013.799816
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Bolton, Nicola and Martin, Stephen James 2013. The policy and politics of free swimming. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics 5 (3) , pp. 445-463. 10.1080/19406940.2012.656689

Nutley, Sandra, Levitt, Ruth, Solesbury, William and Martin, Stephen James 2012. Scrutinizing performance: how assessors reach judgements about public services. Public Administration 90 (4) , pp. 869-885. 10.1111/j.1467-9299.2011.02022.x

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, Tony 2012. Learning from complex policy evaluations. Policy and Politics 40 (4) , pp. 505-523. 10.1332/030557312X645766

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2012. Self regulation in public services: from top down inspection to sector led improvement in English local government. Presented at: BAM2012 - British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September 2012.

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2012. Collaborative Public Services Management: Rhetoric or Reality? Presented at: BAM2012 - British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September 2012.

Nutley, Sandra Margaret, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Grace, Clive 2012. Policy transfer and convergence within the UK: the case of local government performance improvement regimes. Policy & Politics 40 (2) , pp. 193-209. 10.1332/147084411X581880

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Chen, Alex 2012. Public confidence and public services: it matters what you measure. Policy & Politics 40 (1) , pp. 120-140. 10.1332/147084411X581862

Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2012. Performance management meets partnership working: the case of Comprehensive Area Assessments in England. Presented at: XVI IRSPM 2012 - XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, 11-13 April 2012.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, T. 2011. Can Government policies improve local public services? An assessment of the impacts of top-down reform strategies. Presented at: Association for Public Policy and Analysis (APPAM) International Academic Conference, Moscow, Russia, 28-29 June 2011.

Martin, Stephen James 2011. The United Kingdom. In: Heinelt, Hubert and Bertrana, Xavier eds. The second tier of local government in Europe: provinces, counties, départements and Landkreise in comparison, Routledge Advances in European Politics, vol. 80. New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 90-105.

Martin, Stephen James 2010. Regulation. In: Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George Alexander and Entwistle, Thomas Walter eds. Public Service Improvement: Theories and Evidence, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 36-59.

Hayden, Carol, Jenkins, Laura, Rickey, Benedict, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James, Chan, Debbie Lee, McLarty, Kirstin, Pierce, Anna and Collins, Ben 2010. Comprehensive Area Assessment: An evaluation of year 1. London: Shared Intelligence. Available at: http://archive.audit-commission.gov.uk/auditcommis...

Andrews, Rhys William and Martin, Stephen James 2010. Regional variations in public service outcomes: the impact of policy divergence in England, Scotland and Wales. Regional Studies 44 (8) , pp. 919-934. 10.1080/00343400903401592

Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Entwhistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2010. How to understand citizen engagement? The making the connections document, Wales. Presented at: WISERD Seminar The understanding of citizen engagement by local authorities and the Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff, UK, 8 March 2010.

Martin, Stephen James, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James Daniel and Entwhistle, Thomas Walter 2010. Central-local partnership in Wales: the whole truth, a half truth or nothing like the truth? Presented at: Political Studies Association Specialist Group Conference: British and Comparative Territorial Policies, Oxford, UK, 7-8 January 2010.

Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Grace, Clive 2010. Policy transfer and local government performance improvement regimes. Presented at: 14th Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Bern, Switzerland, 7-9 April 2010.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2010. Theories of public service improvement: A comparative analysis of local performance assessment frameworks. Public Management Review 12 (5) , pp. 663-678. 10.1080/14719031003633201

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, Sandra Margaret 2010. Validity, utilization and evidence-based policy: the development and impact of performance improvement regimes in local public services. Evaluation 16 (1) , pp. 31-42. 10.1177/1356389009350119

Martin, Stephen James 2010. Co-production of social research: strategies for engaged scholarship. Public Money and Management 30 (4) , pp. 211-218. 10.1080/09540962.2010.492180
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Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel and Entwistle, Thomas Walter 2010. Interpreting citizen engagement in Wales: a governmantality approach. Presented at: Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 31 March - 2 April 2010.

Martin, Stephen James 2010. Knowledge from inspection: external oversight and information to improve performance. In: Walshe, Kieran, Harvey, Gill and Jas, Pauline eds. Connecting Knowledge and Performance in Public Services: From Knowing to Doing, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 16-32. (10.1017/CBO9780511762000.003)

Levitt, Ruth, Martin, Stephen James, Nutley, Sandra and Solesbury, William 2010. Evidence for accountability: Using evidence in the audit, inspection and scrutiny of UK government. [Discussion Paper]. London: Nuffield Foundation.

Martin, Stephen James 2009. Small country governance and public service delivery: central-local relations in Wales. Presented at: Small countries and the global crisis: challenges and opportunities?, Cardiff, UK, 1 July 2009. pp. 1116-1122.

Martin, Stephen James 2009. Governance of local public service delivery networks. Presented at: 13th Annual IRSPM Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 April 2009.

Martin, Stephen James 2009. Comparing for improvement: local government performance regimes. Presented at: Welsh Public Services in Perspective: Inspection, Performance and Public Attitudes, Cardiff, UK, 11 March 2009.

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Martin, Stephen James 2009. Intergovernmental relations in Wales: having your cake and eating it? Presented at: Public Administration Committee (PAC) Conference 2009, Pontypridd, UK, 7-9 September 2009.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, T. 2009. Evidence based policy making? Meta-evaluation in the real world. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) 31st Annual Research Conference, Washington DC, USA, 5-7 November 2009.

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, S. 2009. Performance improvement regimes: a theoretical framework for the analysis of public services audit and inspection. Presented at: 13th Annual IRSPM Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 April 2009. pp. 61-73.

Martin, Stephen James and Webb, Adrian 2009. 'Citizen-centred' public services: contestability without consumer-driven competition? Public Money and Management 29 (2) , pp. 123-130. 10.1080/09540960902768038

Martin, Stephen James 2009. Engaging with citizens and other stakeholders. In: Bovaird, Tony and Löffler, Elke eds. Public Management and Governance. 2nd ed., London: Taylor & Francis/Routledge, pp. 189-202.

Martin, Stephen James 2009. From new public management to networked community governance? Strategic local public service networks in England. In: Osborne, Stephen P ed. The New Public Governance: Emerging Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Public Governance, Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 337-348.

Bristow, Gillian Irene, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Hines, Frances and Martin, Stephen James 2008. New spaces for inclusion? Lessons from the 'Three-Thirds' Partnerships in Wales. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 32 (4) , pp. 903-921. 10.1111/j.1468-2427.2008.00822.x

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, David 2008. Supporting Effective Citizenship in Local Government: Engaging, Educating and Empowering Local Citizens. Local Government Studies 34 (4) , pp. 489-507. 10.1080/03003930802217462

Martin, Stephen James 2008. Inspection and regulation: external oversight and its impact on the use of information to improve performance. Presented at: From knowing to doing: connecting knowledge and performance in public services, Manchester, UK, 23-24 June 2008.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best value audits in Scotland: winning without scoring? Presented at: nternational Research Society for Public Management Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 26th-28th March 2008.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Chen, A. 2008. Making sense of service improvement: an empirical analysis of public confidence in local government. Presented at: International Research Society for Public Management Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 26th - 28th March 2008.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best value audits in Scotland: winning without scoring? Public Money and Management 28 (2) , pp. 77-84.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2008. Editorial: Evaluating the local government modernisation agenda: impacts, obstacles and outcomes. Local Government Studies 34 (1) , pp. 105-107. 10.1080/03003930701803958

Davis, Howard and Martin, Stephen James, eds. 2008. Public Services Inspection in the UK. Research Highlights in Social Work, vol. 50. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Davis, Howard and Martin, Stephen James 2008. The future of public services inspection. In: Davis, Howard and Martin, Stephen James eds. Public Services Inspection in the UK, Research Highlights in Social Work, vol. 50. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 135-151.

Martin, Stephen James and Davis, H. 2008. The rise of public services inspection. In: Martin, Stephen James and Davis, Howard eds. Public Services Inspection in the UK, Research Highlights in Social Work, vol. 50. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 7-18.

Martin, Stephen James 2008. Wicked issues: progress since Beecham. Agenda , pp. 49-52.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best Value Audits in Scotland: Winning Without Scoring? Public Money and Management 28 (2) , pp. 77-84. 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2008.00625.x

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Nutley, Sandra and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Comparing for improvement: Local government performance regimes in England, Scotland and Wales. [Discussion Paper]. Discussion Paper Series, vol. 0705. London: Solace Foundation Imprint. Available at: http://www.publicservices.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads...

Downe, James Daniel, Bovaird, T., Martin, Stephen James and Chen, A. 2007. Reinventing governmental relationships in the UK: Emerging evidence on the impacts of modernising local governance in a centralist state. Presented at: British Academy of Management Annual Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 11-13 September 2007.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of public service regulation in the UK. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 25 (3) , pp. 410-422. 10.1068/c59m

Grace, Clive, Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. 'Decisive moment': Independent review of the Best Value Audit Process: Final report to the Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland. [Project Report]. Edinburgh: Accounts Commission. Available at: http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/local/2007/b...

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Regulation inside government: processes and impacts of inspection of local public services. Policy & Politics 35 (2) , pp. 215-232. 10.1332/030557307780712997

Martin, Stephen James and Webb, Adrian 2007. The conditions for collaboration: early learning from Wales. In: Parker, Simon and Gallagher, Niamh eds. The Collaborative State: How Working Together can Transform Public Services, London: Demos, pp. 61-70.

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Bristow, Gillian Irene, Hines, Frances, Donaldson, Sophie and Martin, Stephen James 2007. The dysfunctions of markets, hierarchies and networks in the meta-governance of partnership. Urban Studies 44 (1) , pp. 63-79. 10.1080/00420980601023836

Grace, Clive, Fletcher, Keith, Martin, Stephen James and Bottrill, Ian 2007. Making and managing markets: contestability, competition and improvement in local government: final report to the Audit Commission. [Project Report]. London: Audit Commission. Available at: http://www.audit-commission.gov.uk/SiteCollectionD...

Andrews, Rhys William and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Has Devolution Improved Public Services? Public Money & Management 27 (2) , pp. 149-156. 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2007.00571.x

Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Feasibility study into the long-term evaluation of local government policy in Wales. [Working Paper]. Cardiff: Cardiff University.

Bolton, Nicola, Martin, Stephen James, Jennings, Chris and Anderson, Melissa 2007. Evaluation of the Free Swimming Initiative: final report. [Project Report]. London: Welsh Assembly Government.

Martin, Stephen James, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George Alexander, Chen, A., Dowson, L., Enticott, Gareth Paul, Law, L. and Walker, Richard M. 2006. The long-term evaluation of the Best Value regime: Final Report. [Project Report]. Centre for Local & Regional Government Research, Cardiff University/Department for Communities and Local Government: London. Available at: http://www.bipsolutions.com/docstore/pdf/14946.pdf

Bovaird, T., Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2006. Designing policy for service improvement in UK local government, 1997-2005: Emerging evidence from a meta-evaluation. Presented at: 10th International Research Symposium on Public Management (IRSPM X), Glasgow, UK, 10-12 April 2006.

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, Duncan 2006. Promoting effective citizenship and community empowerment: A guide for local authorities on enhancing capacity for public participation. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Available at: http://www.safercommunitiesscotland.org/Documents/...

Martin, Stephen James, ed. 2006. Public service improvement: policies, progress and prospects. Abingdon: Routledge.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2006. Joined up policy in practice? The coherence and impacts of the local government modernisation agenda. Local Government Studies 32 (4) , pp. 465-488. 10.1080/03003930600793045

Andrews, Rhys William, Boyne, George Alexander, Chen, A. and Martin, Stephen James 2006. Population size and local authority performance. London: Department for Communities and Local Government.

Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Copus, C., Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Williams, P. 2006. Review of the role and functions of elected members: literature review. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government. Available at: http://business.cardiff.ac.uk/research/groups/cent...
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Bovaird, Tony, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel and Chen, A. 2006. Reinventing governmental relationship in the UK: Emerging evidence on the impacts of modernising local governance in a centralist state. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 28th Annual Fall Research Conference, Madison, WI, USA, 2-4 November 2006.

Martin, Stephen James and Andrews, Rhys William 2006. Taking stock of service improvement. Presented at: Wales Governance Centre ESRC Conference on Devolution in Wales: Taking Stock, Moving Forward, Cardiff, UK, 7-8 July 2006.

Beecham, Jeremy, Martin, Stephen James, Morgan, Gillian and Webb, Adrian 2006. Beyond boundaries: citizen-centred local services for Wales. [Technical Report]. Welsh Assembly Government.

Martin, Stephen James and Andrews, Rhys William 2006. Performance and perceptions of local public services. [Project Report]. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.

Loughlin, John Patrick and Martin, Stephen James 2006. The free communes experiments: lessons for policy in England. [Discussion Paper]. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Bovaird, T. and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Designing policy for service improvement in UK local government, 1997-2004: Emerging evidence from a meta-evaluation. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference 2005, Washington, DC, USA, 3-5 November 2005.

Martin, Stephen James 2005. Speeches and Addresses: Evaluation, Inspection and the Improvement Agenda: Contrasting Fortunes in an Era of Evidence-Based Policy-Making. Evaluation 11 (4) , pp. 496-504. 10.1177/1356389005059385

Martin, Stephen James, Enticott, Gareth Paul, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Chen, A. 2005. Drivers of the performance of public services: An empirical analysis of the impact of current reforms. Presented at: British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference 2005, Oxford, UK, 13-15 September 2005.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of public service regulation in the UK. Presented at: Twentieth Annual Employment Research Unit Annual Conference, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 September 2005.

Bristow, Gillian Irene, Roberts, Annette, Martin, Stephen James and Munday, Maxim C. R. 2005. Mid-term review of the Objective 1 programme for West Wales and the Valleys. [Project Report]. Cardiff, UK: CRG.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2005. External inspection and internal scrutiny: complementary or contrasting approaches to the regulation of local public services? Presented at: ESRC Seminar on Accountability, Scrutiny and Regulation, Cardiff, UK, 8 June 2005.

Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2005. From Competition to Collaboration in Public Service Delivery: A New Agenda for Research. Public Administration 83 (1) , pp. 233-242. 10.1111/j.0033-3298.2005.00446.x

Martin, Stephen James 2005. Public service improvement: Current developments and future research agendas [Editorial]. Local Government Studies 31 (5) , pp. 531-540. 10.1080/03003930500293427

Turner, Dave and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Social entrepreneurs and social inclusion: Building local capacity or delivering national priorities? International Journal of Public Administration 28 (9-10) , pp. 797-806. 10.1081/PAD-200067342

Bovaird, Tony, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth and Chen, A. 2005. Meta-evaluation of the Local Government Modernisation Agenda: Overall progress report. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Martin, Stephen James, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George, Chen, Alex, Dowson, Lynne, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Enticott, Gareth Paul, Law, Jennifer and Walker, Richard Mark 2005. Drivers of performance in local public services: evaluation of the long-term impact of the Best Value Regime. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Andrews, A., Cowell, Richard John Westley, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, T. 2005. Supporting citizenship and local democracy: The role of local government. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Loughlin, John Patrick and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Options for reforming local government funding to increase local streams of funding: international comparisons. [Discussion Paper]. London: HM Treasury.

Martin, Stephen James 2005. Performance management and measurement: experience in European countries. Council of Europe Directorate of Co-operation for Local and Regional Democracy.

Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, Tony 2005. Progress report on service improvement in local government. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Bovaird, T., Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James 2004. Performancemeasurement for evidence-based strategies of multilevel public service reform. Presented at: Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private. PMA 2004 Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 28 - 30 July 2004.

Beynon-Davies, Paul and Martin, Stephen James 2004. Electronic local government and the modernisation agenda: progress and prospects for public service improvement. Local government studies 30 (2) , pp. 214-229. 10.1080/0300303042000267245

Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, A. 2004. Citizen and user participation in the UK: experiences and trends. In: Loffler, Elke and Vintar, Mirko eds. Improving the Quality of East and West European Public Services, Ashgate, pp. 236-251.

Loughlin, John Patrick and Martin, Stephen James 2004. Local income tax in Sweden: reform and continuity. [Discussion Paper]. London, UK: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Martin, Stephen James and Turner, David N. 2004. Managerialism meets community development: contracting for social inclusion? Policy & Politics 32 (1) , pp. 21-32. 10.1332/030557304772860021

Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2004. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of Public Service Regulation in the UK. Presented at: IRSPM VIII: 8th International Research Symposium on Public Management, Budapest, Hungary, 31 March - 2 April 2004. Published in: Jenei, Gygy, McLaughlin, Kate, Karoly, Mike and Osborne, Stephen P. eds. Challenges of Public Management Reforms: Theoretical Perspectives and Recommendations. Budapest: Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, pp. 48-71.

Boyne, George Alexander, Martin, Stephen James and Walker, Richard 2004. Explicit reforms, implicit theories and public service improvement. Public Management Review 6 (2) , pp. 189-210. 10.1080/1471903042000189092

Martin, Stephen James 2004. The changing face of public service inspection. Public Money and Management 24 (1) , pp. 3-5. 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2004.00384.x

Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2004. An assessment of the WLGA's proposals for excellence Wales. [Project Report]. Cardiff: Welsh Local Government Association.

Bovaird, A. G., Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2004. Evaluating outcomes and processes in multi-level public sector governance. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Atlanta, USA, 28-30 October 2004.

Davies, Howard, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2004. The changing role of Audit Commission inspection of local government. [Working Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/1859352391.p...

Turner, David and Martin, Stephen James 2004. Delivering social inclusion: an evaluation of the Neighbourhood Support Fund. [Discussion Paper]. National Youth Agency.

Martin, Stephen James 2004. Public services regulation and inspection: key issues. Evidence to the Wales Local Government and Public Services Committee. Welsh Assembly.

Loughlin, John Patrick, Martin, Stephen James and Lux, S. 2004. The role of neighbourhoods in regeneration: some lessons from Europe. [Discussion Paper]. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Ferlie, Ewan, Hartley, Jean and Martin, Stephen James 2003. Changing Public Service Organizations: Current Perspectives and Future Prospects. British Journal of Management 14 (S1) , S1-S14. 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2003.00389.x

Martin, Stephen James 2003. On Public Management Reform [Book review]. British Journal of Management 14 (S1) , pp. 79-81. 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2003.00394.x

Loughlin, John and Martin, Stephen James 2003. International lessons on the balance of funding issues: initial paper. [Project Report]. Balance of Funding Review Research Sub-Group Papers, vol. 12. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Available at: http://campaigns.libdems.org.uk/user_files/axethet...
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Martin, Stephen James, Walker, Richard M., Enticott, Gareth Paul, Ashworth, Rachel Elzabeth, Boyne, George Alexander, Dowson, Lynne, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Law, Jennifer and Sanderson, Ian 2003. Evaluation of the long-term impact of the Best Value regime: baseline report. Cardiff: Cardiff University.

Cowell, Richard John Westley and Martin, Stephen James 2003. The joy of joining up: modes of integrating the local government modernisation agenda. Environment and Planning C Government and Policy 21 (2) , pp. 159-179. 10.1068/c0135
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Cowell, Richard John Westley and Martin, Stephen James 2003. The joy of joining up: modes of integrating the local government modernisation agenda. Environment and Planning C Government and Policy 21 (2) , pp. 159-179. 10.1068/c0135

Bovaird, Tony and Martin, Stephen James 2003. Evaluating Public Management Reform: Designing a 'Joined Up' Approach to Researching the Local Government Modernisation Agenda. Local Government Studies 29 (4) , pp. 17-30. 10.1080/03003930308559387

Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, Tony 2003. Joining up local government research: the problems and the potential of evaluating the Local Government Modernisation Agenda. Local Governance 29 (2) , pp. 97-106.

Dowson, L., Martin, Stephen James and Sanderson, I. 2003. Best Value, community planning and service improvement in modern local government. Presented at: British Academy of Management Conference 2003, Harrogate, UK, 15-17 September 2003.

Martin, Stephen James, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George Alexander, Dowson, Lynne, Enticott, Gareth Paul, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Law, Jennifer and Walker, Richard M. 2003. Evaluation of the long-term impact of the Best Value regime: first interim report. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2003. The future role of elected members. Manchester: Association for Public Service Excellence.

Boyne, George Alexander, Martin, Stephen James and Reid, S. 2003. Strategies for organisational recovery in local government: Review of models and evidence. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Martin, Stephen James 2003. Local government research: carers, coroners or collaborators? Presented at: ESRC Seminar on Local Government and Governance, Birmingham, UK, 2003.

Dowson, L., Martin, Stephen James and Sanderson, I. 2003. Rational management and performance improvement in modern local government: The role of evaluation. Presented at: Public Administration and Management Conference, Imperial College, London, UK, 2003.

Oztel, H., Martin, Stephen James and Geddes, M. 2003. Policy development and partnership performance improvement in France: A study of inter-organizational learning at Présence Rhône-Alpes. Presented at: British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Harrogate, UK, 2003.

Bristow, Gillian Irene, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Hines, Frances and Martin, Stephen James 2003. Partnership working between the public, private and voluntary sectors in Wales. [Working Paper]. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.

Bristow, Gillian Irene, Roberts, Annette, Martin, Stephen James and Munday, Maxim C. R. 2003. Mid-term review of the Objective 3 operational programme for East Wales. [Project Report]. CRG.

Martin, Stephen James 2003. Janice Caulfield and Helge O. Larsen (eds) Local Government at the Millennium [Book review]. Public Management Review 5 (4) , pp. 597-600. 10.1080/1471903032000178617

Martin, Stephen James 2002. The Modernization of UK Local Government: Markets, Managers, Monitors and Mixed Fortunes. Public Management Review 4 (3) , pp. 291-307. 10.1080/14616670210151595

Turner, D. N. and Martin, Stephen James 2002. Excluding the usual suspects? A preliminary evaluation of the Neighbourhood Support Fund. Presented at: Social Policy Association Conference: 'Localities, Regeneration and Welfare', July 2002.

Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George Alexander, Enticott, Gareth Paul, Martin, Stephen James and Walker, R. M. 2002. Corporateness and organizational performance in local government: An empirical analysis. Presented at: 6th International Research Symposium on Public Management (IRSPM6), Edinburgh, UK, 8-10 April 2002.

Davis, H. and Martin, Stephen James 2002. Evaluating the Best Value Pilot Programme: Measuring 'Success' and 'Improvement'. Local Government Studies 28 (2) , pp. 55-68. 10.1080/714004140

Sanderson, I., Dowson, L. and Martin, Stephen James 2002. Beyond performance management: Evaluative capacity and 'modern' local government. Presented at: Sixth International Research Symposium on Public Management (IRSPM6), Edinburgh, UK, 8-10 April 2002.

Boyne, George Alexander, Enticott, Gareth, Martin, Stephen James, Walker, Richard M. and Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth 2002. Best value and English local government: Summary of baseline census results. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Martin, Stephen James and Davis, H. 2002. Inspecting local government: An agent for public service improvement? Public Management and Policy Association Review 19 , pp. 6-7.

Martin, Stephen James 2002. Local Government to measure itself. Agenda Spring , pp. 41-43.

Martin, Stephen James 2002. The challenge of Best Value: Seven keys to successful reviews. Local Governance 28 (1) , pp. 23-34.

Martin, Stephen James 2002. Draft Local Government Bill, House of Commons Urban Affairs Sub-Committee, Session 2001-2002. London, UK: Stationery Office: London.

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Martin, Stephen James and Enticott, Gareth Paul 2002. Make or buy: The value of internal service providers in local government. [Project Report]. London: PSNet.

Bristow, Gillian Irene, Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Hines, Frances, Martin, Stephen James, Morgan, K. and Pithouse, Andrew Joseph 2002. Partnerships between the public, private and voluntary sectors: literature and document survey. [Discussion Paper]. Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University.

Martin, Stephen James 2001. Best value: new public management or new direction. In: McLaughlin, Kathleen, Ferlie, Ewan and Osborne, Stephen P. eds. New Public Management: Current Trends and Future Prospects, Routledge, pp. 129-140.

Martin, Stephen James and Thurston, R. 2001. Evaluation post devolution: Challenges and opportunities. Presented at: UK Evaluation Society Annual Conference, Belfast, UK, 5-7 December 2001.

Martin, Stephen James and Davis, H 2001. What works and for whom? The competing rationalities of 'Best Value'. Policy & Politics 29 (4) , pp. 465-475. 10.1332/0305573012501477

Martin, Stephen James 2001. Introduction: Re-evaluating public service improvement: the early impacts of the BestValue regime [Editorial]. Policy & Politics 29 (4) , pp. 447-450.

Martin, Stephen James and Davis, H. 2001. Implications of the Best Value regime for independent living. Presented at: Cost effectiveness and independent living, June 2002. Published in: O'Neill, Alex and Lewis, Janet eds. Cost-effectiveness and Independent Living: Proceedings of a JRF Conference, June 2000. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, pp. 37-62.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Davies, Howard 2001. The impact of external inspection on local government - delivering improvement or drowning in detail? [Discussion Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/921.pdf

Boyne, George Alexander, Martin, Stephen James and Walker, Richard M. 2001. Best Value, organizational change and performance improvement: a theory of change paper. [Discussion Paper]. Cardiff: Local & Regional Government Research Unit, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Martin, Stephen James, Davis, Howard, Boviard, Tony, Downe, James Daniel, Geddes, Mike, Hartley, Jean, Lewis, Mike, Sanderson, Ian and Sapwell, Phil 2001. Improving local public services: Final Report of the Best Value Pilot Programme. [Project Report]. Coventry: Warwick Business School. Available at: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/localgover...

Martin, Stephen James, Davis, Howard and Downe, James Daniel 2001. External inspection of local government: Driving improvement or drowning in detail? [Project Report]. York: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/1859352979.p...

Martin, Stephen James 2001. Re-engineering local government: the impacts of the Best Value regime on service improvement. Presented at: Fifth International Research Symposium on Public Management, Barcelona, Spain, 9-11 April 2001.

Cowell, Richard John Westley and Martin, Stephen James 2001. Integrating best value and other initiatives. [Discussion Paper]. Improvement and Development Agency for Local Government.

Bovaird, Tony, Martin, Stephen James and Sanderson, Ian 2001. The feasibility of evaluating the impacts of the Local Government Modernisation Agenda: a consultation paper. [Discussion Paper]. Cardiff, UK: Cardiff University - Local & Regional Government Research Unit.

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