Contracting for Human Services: What We Have Learned and an Rx for the Future

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Ruth H. DeHoog, Professor and Director of the MPA Program (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This article examines some of the major trends in social service contracting and what has been learned about it in the past 15 or 20 years. Enormous strides have been made in understanding alternative approaches to service delivery, as well as in realizing the key role played by the nonprofit sector in service delivery. Yet some perennial questions about the relationship between public and private sectors continue to plague us.

Additional Information

Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 19 (1996): 13-25
Language: English
Date: 1996
Social service contracting, Service delivery, Nonprofit sector, Human services, Government

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