Class, power, & austerity: the New York City fiscal crisis by Eric Lichten

By Eric Lichten

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Barzelay, for example, states that ‘Performance auditing is thus something of a misnomer. Performance auditing is an evaluative activity of a particular sort whose name happens to include the word “auditing”’ (1996, 19). And, at a more anecdotal level, many practitioners who have come to performance auditing from backgrounds other than traditional/financial auditing may well assure any listener that even if they do something called performance auditing, they are certainly not auditors. They are evaluators, analysts or preparers of briefing material, and so on but certainly not auditors.

Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pollitt, C and H Summa (1997), ‘Evaluation and the work of Supreme Audit Institutions’, in M-C Kesseler et al. (eds), Evaluation des politiques publiques, Paris: l’Harmattan. Power, Michael (1997), The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification, Oxford: Oxford University Press. RAND Europe (2009), Performance Audit Handbook, Cambridge: Rand Europe. Rawnsley, A (2009), ‘The long party is over for the public sector, whoever wins’, in The Observer, London, 22 March.

Pdf (accessed 15 May 2010). ), Administrative Justice in Context, Oxford: Hart Publishing. ), Evaluation and Auditing: Prospects for Convergence, New Directions in Evaluation No 71, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, pp. 55–61. Lonsdale, J (2008), ‘Balancing independence and responsiveness: a practitioner perspective on the relationships shaping performance audit’, Evaluation, 14 (2), 227–48. Mayne, J (2006), ‘Audit and evaluation in public management: challenges, reforms and different roles’, The Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, 21 (1), 11–45.

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