Bastow, Simon


Dr Simon Bastow  

Department

Position held

Department of Government

LSE Public Policy Group

Senior Research Fellow

Experience keywords:

chronic capacity stress in public policy systems; web census and survey techniques; impacts of social sciences; UK criminal justice and prisons; public sector innovation and modernization; mixed research methods; digital era governance; UK and comparative public policy

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Information TechnologyMedia Technology and New MediaPolicy and Regulatory BodiesPublic Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

US; UK; European states

Languages:

German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5246

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Bastow, Simon and Dunleavy, Patrick and Tinkler, Jane (2014) The impact of the social sciences: how academics and their research make a difference Sage Publications, London, UK. ISBN 9781446275092

2013

Bastow, Simon (2013) Oakwood prison failure should serve as a lesson to government on how not to do radical reform British Politics and Policy at LSE (9 Oct 2013) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2013) Local prisons improve rehabilitation outcomes by 3 to 4 per cent in 5 years British Politics and Policy at LSE (3 Oct 2013) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2013) Payment by results in the prison system – challenges of calibrating success and failure British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Jun 2013) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2013) The case for market testing our prisons British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2013) Prison: the facts…the values…and the grey areas of management discretion British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Jul 2013) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2013) Governance, performance, and capacity stress: the chronic case of prison crowding Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9781137289155

Bastow, Simon (2013) Governance, performance, and chronic capacity stress in public policy systems LSE Public Policy Group, London, UK.

2012

Bastow, Simon (2012) Suspending UK border security checks: how chronic capacity stress becomes crisis British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Feb 2012) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2012) Overcrowded as normal: governance, adaptation, and chronic capacity stress in the England and Wales prison system, 1979 to 2009 phd thesis, The London School of Economics and Political Science

2010

Dunleavy, Patrick and Bastow, Simon and Tinkler, Jane and Goldchluck, Sofia and Towers, Ed (2010) Joining up citizen redress in UK central government In: Adler, Michael, (ed.) Administrative Justice in Context. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 421-456. ISBN 9781841139289

Bastow, Simon (2010) After the election – the Liberal Democrats’ position British Politics and Policy at LSE (9 May 2010) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2010) Politics and pragmatics in managing the prison population British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2010) A note on electoral constituency boundaries British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2010) Step up Ken Clarke, pragmatist, cigar smoker, and prison reformer British Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Jun 2010) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2010) Can Clarke square the circle of reforming criminal justice while also cutting costs by a quarter, by getting 20,000 people out of jail? British Politics and Policy at LSE (2 Jul 2010) Blog entry

Bastow, Simon (2010) The ‘rehabilitation revolution’ in the England and Wales prison system will be slow and uncertain. But small, low-cost measures can lead in the right direction British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Nov 2010) Blog entry

2009

Dunleavy, Patrick and Gilson, Christopher and Bastow, Simon and Tinkler, Jane (2009) The National Audit Office, the Public Accounts Committee and the risk landscape in UK public policy URN 09/1423. The Risk and Regulation Advisory Council, London, UK.

Carrera, Leandro N. and Dunleavy, Patrick and Bastow, Simon (2009) Understanding productivity trends in UK tax collection LSE Public Policy Group Working Papers, LSE Public Policy Group, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Dunleavy, Patrick and Margetts, Helen and Bastow, Simon and Tinkler, Jane (2008) Australian e-Government in comparative perspective Australian Journal of Political Science, 43 (1). 13-26. ISSN 1036-1146

2007

Bartholomeou, Patricia and Bastow, Simon and Dunleavy, Patrick and Pearce, Oliver and Tinkler, Jane (2007) The policy and practice impacts of the ESRC's 'responsive mode' research grants in politics and international studies LSE Public Policy Group, London, UK.

2006

Dunleavy, Patrick and Margetts, Helen and Bastow, Simon and Tinkler, Jane (2006) New public management is dead. Long live digital-era governance Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 16 (3). 467-494. ISSN 1477-9803

Dunleavy, Patrick and Bastow, Simon (2006) Is measuring public service productivity so hard?: an application to e-government in English local authorities In: Dunleavy, Patrick and Bastow, Simon and Mayo, Ed, (eds.) Made to Measure: Understanding Local Public Services Productivity: a Collection of Essays. New Local Government Network, London, 28-41. ISBN 1903447526

Bastow, Simon and Dunleavy, Patrick and Pearce, Oliver and Tinkler, Jane (2006) A review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers LSE Public Policy Group, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Dunleavy, Patrick and Loughlin, Martin and Margetts, Helen and Bastow, Simon and Tinkler, Jane and Pearce, Oliver and Bartholomeou, Patricia (2005) Citizen redress: what citizens can do if things go wrong in the public services HC 21 Session 2004-2005. The Stationery Office, London, UK.

2001

Dunleavy, Patrick and Bastow, Simon (2001) Modelling coalitions that cannot coalesce: a critique of the Laver-Shepsle approach West European Politics, 24 (1). 1-26. ISSN 0140-2382

1999

Dunleavy, Patrick and Margetts, Helen and Escher, Tobias and Hale, Scott and Tinkler, Jane and Bastow, Simon (1999) Government on the web: about Oxford Internet Institute, LSE Public Policy Group, Oxford, UK


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