Municipalities and services: between public, private and social
The research is aimed at understanding how The project looks at processes of production of welfare services and local utilities in Italian cities, especially concerning contracting out by municipalities of personal care services, local public transport, waste collection and disposal.
Particular attention is paid to the interaction between politics and administration in the municipal government bodies, and between these bodies and private, social and public sector agencies.
The research activities will include the identification of one or more cases in Italy and in another country for comparative purposes; the analysis of the modes of delivery of services, of the steering and monitoring of contracted services, of the coordination and planning activities carried out in public-private governance networks.
This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and