Recent Selected Publications

Provided is a selection of recent publications by Professor Mark Evans.

Books

  • Evans, M. (ed.), (2013), Policy Studies, Volume 34, Issues 1 to 6. Routledge-Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Evans, M. (ed.), (2014), Policy Studies, Volume 35, Issues 1 to 6. Routledge-Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Evans, M., Ferrarezi, E., Oliveira, C. & Cunill Grau, N. (2013), Social Participation. Editora IABS: Brasilia.
  • Evans, M., Marsh, D., and Stoker, G. (eds) (2013), Understanding Localism. Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis/Policy Studies.
  • Stoker, G. and Evans, M. (eds) (2015), New Forms of Discovery for Policy-making: Widening the Use of the Social Sciences,  Palgrave.
  • Evans, M. (2004), Constitution-making and the Labour Party (London: Palgrave).
  • Evans, M. (ed.) (2005), Policy Studies Volume 26 (Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. (2005), Policy transfer in global perspective (London: Dartmouth).
  • Evans, M. & G. Wilson (2005), Policy analysis and policy processes (York: ELearning).
  • Evans, M. (2006), Understanding Governance York: ELearning).
  • Evans, M. (ed.) (2006), Policy Studies Volume 27 (Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. (ed.) (2007), Policy Studies Volume 28 (Routledge: Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. (2007), Public Administration and Development (York: ELearning).
  • Evans, M. (ed.) (2008), Policy Studies Volume 29 (Routledge: Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. (ed.) (2009), Policy Studies Volume 30 (Routledge: Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. (ed.), (2009), New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer (Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis/Policy Studies).
  • Evans, M. & Lunt, N (eds.), (2009), Understanding Competition States (Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis/Policy Studies)
  • Evans, M. ed. (2011), Policy Studies, Volume 32 (Routledge/Taylor and Francis).
  • Aulich, C. & Evans, M., eds. (2011), The Rudd Government: Australian Commonwealth Administration 2007-2010 (ANU press).
  • Aulich, C. Evans, M., & Wettenhall, eds. (2011), Understanding Integrity Agencies in Australia (Routledge: Taylor Francis).
  • Evans, M. & Barakat, S. (2011), Policy Transfer and Post-war Reconstruction (London: IB Tauris).
  • Evans, M. ed. (2012), Policy Studies, Volume 33 (Routledge/Taylor and Francis).
  • Evans, M. and Marsh, D. eds. (2012), Policy transfer and policy translation, Routledge/Taylor and Francis

Chapters

  • Evans, M. and McCaffrie, B. (2013), ‘‘Rudderless’ – perceptions of Julia Gillard’s domestic statecraft’, in Aulich, C. (ed.) (2013) The Gillard Governments: Australian Commonwealth Administration 2010-2013, Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, pp. 309-321.
  • Evans, M. (2009), ‘Cameron’s Competition State’, in M. Beech & S. Lee (eds), Cameron’s Conservative’s (Palgrave).
  • Evans, M. (2009), ‘A Project in Search of a Big Idea?’ Gordon Brown and Public Services Management, in M. Beech and S. Lee, eds., The Brown Effect, special issue, Policy Studies, 30, 1, pp. 33-52.
  • Evans, M. (2010), ‘Understanding Policy Transfer – A British Perspective’, in J. Fenwick and J. McMillan, Public Management in the Postmodern Era – Challenges and Prospects (Edward Elgar).
  • Evans, M. (2011), ‘Conceptualising Integrity in Public Administration’, In Aulich, C. Evans, M., & Wettenhall, eds. (2011), Understanding Integrity Agencies in Australia (Routledge: Taylor Francis).
  • Evans, M. (2011), ‘The rise and fall of the Magic Kingdom: understanding Kevin Rudd’s domestic statecraft’, in Aulich, C. & Evans, M., eds. (20101), The Rudd Government (ANU press).
  • Evans, M. (2011), ‘Towards Public Service Oriented Governance? Administrative Reform with Chinese Characteristics’ in A. Massey (ed), Comparative Public Administration (Edward Elgar).

Journal Articles

  • Evans, M. & Pratchett, L. (2013), ‘The Localism Gap – the CLEAR failings of official consultation in the Murray Darling Basin’, Policy Studies, 34 (5/6), pp. 541-558.
  • Evans, M., Marsh, D., and Stoker, G. (2013), ‘‘Localism in the present and the future’’, in Evans, M., Marsh, D., and Stoker, G. (eds) (2013), Understanding localism. Double Special Issue, Vol. 34. 5. Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis/Policy Studies.
  • Evans. M., Edwards, M., Burmester, B., and May, D. (2014), ‘Not yet 50/50’: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the Australian Public Service’, Australian Journal of Public Administration, 73, 4.
  • Evans, M. and Dare, L. (2015 forthcoming), ‘Understanding Water Governance in Australia: A New Institutional Perspective’.
  • Stoker, G. & Evans, M. (2014), ‘The Democracy-Politics Paradox: the Dynamics of Political Alienation’, Democracy Theory, 1, 2, pp. 26-36.
  • Evans, M., Stoker, G. & Nasir, J. (2015 forthcoming), ‘How do citizens calibrate their relationship with their polity? The contingent nature of political engagement in Australia’.
  • Stoker, G., Li, J., & Evans, M. (2015 forthcoming), ‘Judging Democratic Politics: Exploring Public Opinion and Reform Preferences’. 
  • Evans, M. and P. Cerny (2004), ‘Globalisation and Public Policy under New Labour’, Policy Studies, Vol. 25, 1, pp. 51-65.
  • Evans, M. (2006), ‘At the Interface Between Theory and Practice – Policy Transfer and Lesson-Drawing’, Public Administration, 84, 2, pp. 479-489.
  • Evans, M. (2007), ‘The Art of Prescription – Theory and Practice in Public Administration Research’, Public Policy and Administration, 22, 1, pp. 128-152.
  • Evans, M. (2008), ‘Home thoughts from Abroad’, Public Management and Policy Association Review, 38, September, pp. 10-12.
  • Evans, M. (2010), ‘Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal’, Public Administration, 88, 1, 269-272.
  • Evans, M. (2011), ‘Beyond the Integrity Paradox – towards ‘good enough’ governance?’, Policy Studies, Vol. 32.6.

Commissioned Reports

  • Evans, M. (2013), Social participation: lessons from Europe, Ministry of Planning, Brazilia/European Union. Available online at: (last accessed 20/1/2015).
  • Dare, M., M. Evans and L. Pearson (2013), Preparedness for the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: A local government perspective. Report prepared for the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government. 
  • Evans. M., Edwards, M., Burmester, B., and May, D. (2013), ‘Not yet 50/50’: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the Australian Public Service’, Canberra, Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, Available online at: http://www.governanceinstitute.edu.au/magma/media/upload/publication/389_not-yet-50c50-report-Final-Version-for-print.pdf (last accessed 20/1/2015)
  • Evans, M. (2013), Innovative Service Delivery to Vulnerable Families. Canberra: CHASS.
  • Evans, M. (2013), Improving Services with Families: a perfect project in an imperfect system, Australian Capital Territory Government Community Services Directorate. Available online at: http://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/566444/Strenthening-Families-ANZOG-Evaluation.pdf (last accessed 20/1/2015).
  • Evans, M., Stoker, G. & Nasir, J. (2013), How do Australians Imagine Their Democracy? Hansard Society/ANZSIG.
  • Hu, R., Allen, S., Evans, M. and Carmody, L. (2013), Migration and its Implications for Localism: the Case of the Sydney Region. Report prepared for the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government.
  • Hu, R., Allen, S., Carmody, L. and Evans, M. (2013), Understanding Competitiveness in the Asian Century: the Case of Australian Cities. Report prepared for the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government.
  • Evans, M. (2014), Opportunities and Challenges for the Reform of Public Administration Arising from the Arab Transitions – Defining the Challenge, Making the Change, report commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme, New York, UNDP.
  • Evans, M., Halupka, M., & Stoker, G. (2014), The Power of One Voice – power, powerlessness and Australian democracy, Canberra, Museum 
  • Barakat, S., & Evans, M. (2006), Mid-term Evaluation Report: Afghanistan’s National Solidarity Program (MRRD/World Bank).
  • Botterill and Evans (2011), The National Water Commission Five Years On, Canberra (IGPA/NWC).
  • Burmester, Evans and Whitton (2011), Austrade Governance Review, Canberra (IGPA/Austrade).
  • Botterill, L., and Evans, M. (2011), The National Water Commission five Years On, Canberra/NWC.
  • Botterill, L., Evans, M. and Larkin, P. (2011), Establishing a New Independent Authority – Lessons from the National Water Commission, Canberra/NWC.
  • Burmester, B., and Evans, M. (2011), Governance Review – Understanding Austrade’s Integrity Systems, Canberra, Austrade.
  • Evans, M. (2011), Public sector innovation at the local scale, IGPA/ACELG, Canberra.
  • Evans, M. (2012), Home to Work - an evaluation, DEEWR Innovation Fund, DEEWR, Canberra.
  • Evans, M. (2012), On place-based service delivery, ANAO, Canberra.
  • Evans, M. (2012), Social participation: lessons from Europe, Ministry of Planning, Brazilia.
  • Evans, M., Porteous, P. & Reid, R. (2012), On collaborative governance, ANAO, Canberra.

NEWSPAPER or ELECTRONIC MEDIA ARTICLES

  • Evans, M. Why do Australians hate politics? The Conversation, 26 June 2013 and most Australian broadsheet. See: http://theconversation.com/why-do-australians-hate-politics-15543
  • Evans, M., Edwards, M. & May, D. Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the Australian Public Service, Canberra Times and all Australian broadsheets.
  • Evans, M. To revive long-term democratic thinking we have to innovate. The Conversation, 16 July 2014 and most Australian broadsheets See: http://theconversation.com/to-revive-long-term-democratic-thinking-we-have-to-innovate-29202.

Other

  • Barakat, S., Evans, M., & Zyck, S. (2009), Post-Conflict Legitimacy: An Alternative Paradigm for Reconstruction and Stabilization. A Paper for the United Nations Development Programme (PRDU, May 2009).