Colin Knox, PhD

Professor, Professor of Public Policy

  • 53 Kabanbay Batyr, Astana

    Kazakhstan

  • 640 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
1986 …2019
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2019

Bureaucrats, authoritarianism, and role conceptions

O'Connor, K., Knox, C. & Janenova, S., 2019, In : Review of Public Personnel Administration.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
role conception
civil servant
authoritarianism
tribalism
meritocracy
3 Citations (Scopus)
Kazakhstan
civil service
reform
interdependence
OECD

Combatting corruption in Kazakhstan: A role for ethics commissioners?

Janenova, S. & Knox, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Administration and Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kazakhstan
corruption
ethics
moral philosophy
political activity

Development Evaluation in Authoritarian States

Knox, C., Sep 2019, In : Development Policy Review. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open government in authoritarian regimes

O'Connor, K., Knox, C. & Janenova, S., Jun 1 2019, In : International Review of Public Policy . 1, 1, p. 65-83 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
regime
transparency
integrity
elite
citizen

Public Management Reforms: One-Stop Shops to Digital Government

Knox, C. G. & Janenova, S., Jan 29 2019, In : Oxford Research Encyclopaedia. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Public Sector Reform in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Knox, C. G., Jan 25 2019, In : International Journal of Public Administration. 42, 2, p. 168-178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Asia
public sector
developing country
reform
Azerbaijan
1 Citation (Scopus)
electronic government
public service
Kazakhstan
corruption
developing country

‘Whatever you say, say nothing’: Teaching public administration in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., Mar 1 2019, In : Teaching Public Administration. 37, 1, p. 107-120 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public administration
Teaching
public sector
political conflict
pedagogics
2018

Civil Service Reform in the Caucasus

Knox, C. G., Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice. 3, 1, p. 9-26 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Consolidating Peace: rethinking the community relations model

Knox, C. G. & McCrory, S., 2018, In : Administration. 66, 3, p. 7-31 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

One-Stop Shops

Knox, C. G. & Janenova, S., 2018, In : Oxford Research Encyclopaedia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Public councils in Kazakhstan: a case of emergent participative democracy?

Knox, C. G. & Janenova, S., 2018, In : Central Asian Survey. 37, 2, p. 305-321 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Comparative Policy Reforms

Knox, C. G., 2017, In : Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance. 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3287-1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inequality, segregation and poor performance: The education system in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., Feb 2017, In : Educational Review. 69, 3, p. 318-336

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

segregation
education system
school
performance
education

Partnership with Government: An Exit Strategy for Philanthropies?

Knox, C. G. & Quirk, P., May 2017, In : The Foundation Review. 9, 1, p. 23-39 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Northern Ireland: Where is the Peace Process

Knox, C. G., 2016, In : Policy and Politics. 44, 3, p. 485-503

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Northern Ireland: Where is the Peace Dividend?

Knox, C. G., 2016, In : Policy and Politics. 44, 3, p. 485-503

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Local government reform: Community planning and the quality of life in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G. & Carmichael, P., Aug 1 2015, In : Administration. 63, 2, p. 31-57 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

government reform
quality of life
planning
community
reform

Local Government Reform: community planning and the quality of life in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., 2015, In : Administration. 63, 2, p. 31-57

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Segregation, inequality, and educational performance in Northern Ireland: Problems and solutions

Borooah, V. K. & Knox, C., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Educational Development. 40, p. 196-206 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

segregation
pupil
school
performance
education
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sharing power and fragmenting public services: complex government in Northern Ireland

Knox, C., Jan 2 2015, In : Public Money and Management. 35, 1, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public service
governance
local politician
social deprivation
political stability
4 Citations (Scopus)

State-Society Relations: NGOs in Kazakhstan

Knox, C. & Yessimova, S., Jul 3 2015, In : Journal of Civil Society. 11, 3, p. 300-316 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kazakhstan
non-governmental organization
Commonwealth of Independent States
political reform
recession
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Access and performance inequalities: Post-primary education in Northern Ireland

Borooah, V. & Knox, C., 2014, In : The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. 22, 2, p. 111-135 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primary education
performance
education
primary sector
reform
4 Citations (Scopus)

Reconciliation and human rights in Northern Ireland: A false dichotomy?

Beirne, M. & Knox, C., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Human Rights Practice. 6, 1, p. 26-50 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reconciliation
human rights
peace
Law
political right
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

The contribution of 'shared education' to Catholic-Protestant reconciliation in Northern Ireland: A third way?

Borooah, V. K. & Knox, C., Oct 2013, In : British Educational Research Journal. 39, 5, p. 925-946 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Third Way
reconciliation
school
education
pupil
2012

The Reform of Public Administration in Northern Ireland: a squandered opportunity?

Knox, C. G., 2012, In : Administration. 60, 1, p. 117-138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
19 Citations (Scopus)

Cohesion, sharing, and integration in Northern Ireland

Knox, C., 2011, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 29, 3, p. 548-566 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

group cohesion
cohesion
education
segregation
housing
17 Citations (Scopus)

Tackling racism in Northern Ireland: 'The race hate capital of Europe'

Knox, C., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Social Policy. 40, 2, p. 387-412 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

racism
hate
sectarianism
gipsy
equality
2010

Debate: Devolution in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G. & Carmichael, P., Jan 1 2010, In : Public Money and Management. 30, 2, p. 82-83 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decentralization
Northern Ireland
Devolution
11 Citations (Scopus)

New development: Adapting university education for changing expectations of public services leaders and managers-guidance for designing and delivering MPAs

Coxhead, F., Grauberg, J., Joyce, P., Knox, C., Lawes, T. & Massey, A., May 2010, In : Public Money and Management. 30, 3, p. 138-142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

university education
public administration
public service
manager
leader

Peace Building in Northern Ireland: a role for civil society

Knox, C. G., 2010, In : Social Policy and Society. 10, 1, p. 13-28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
6 Citations (Scopus)

Building trust amidst corruption in Bangladesh

Knox, C., 2009, In : Round Table. 98, 403, p. 449-459 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corruption
Bangladesh
politics
social movement
natural disaster
33 Citations (Scopus)

Dealing with sectoral corruption in Bangladesh: Developing citizen involvement

Knox, C., May 2009, In : Public Administration and Development. 29, 2, p. 117-132 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citizens' involvement
corruption
Bangladesh
education
health
12 Citations (Scopus)

The Politics of Local Government Reform in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., 2009, In : Local Government Studies. 35, 4, p. 435-455

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
34 Citations (Scopus)

Kazakhstan: Modernizing government in the context of political inertia

Knox, C., 2008, In : International Review of Administrative Sciences. 74, 3, p. 477-496 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kazakhstan
public service
modernization
political reform
reform
29 Citations (Scopus)

Kazakhstan: Modernizing government in the context of political inertia

Knox, C., 2008, In : International Review of Administrative Sciences. 74, 3, p. 477-496 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kazakhstan
public service
modernization
political reform
reform
10 Citations (Scopus)

Policy making in northern Ireland: Ignoring the evidence

Knox, C. G., Jul 2008, In : Policy and Politics. 36, 3, p. 343-359 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

policy making
civil servant
political factors
public administration
minister
2007
2 Citations (Scopus)

Building public service-oriented government in China

Knox, C. & Qun, Z., 2007, In : International Journal of Public Sector Management. 20, 5, p. 449-464 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citizens' participation
hearing
public service
decision making
administrative law
2006

Bureau Shuffling? The Review of Public Administration in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., 2006, In : Public Administration. 84, 4, p. 941-965

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005
12 Citations (Scopus)

Devolution-The Northern Ireland way: An exercise in 'creative ambiguity'

Knox, C. & Carmichael, P., Feb 2005, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 23, 1, p. 63-83 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

devolution
decentralization
governance
community

Improving Public Services: Public Administration Reform in Northern Ireland

Knox, C. G., 2005, In : Journal of Social Policy. 35, 1, p. 97-120

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

The Reform of Public Administration in Northern Ireland: from principles to practice

Knox, C. G., 2005, In : Political Studies. 53, 4, p. 772-792

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
6 Citations (Scopus)

Devolution, Governance and the Peace Process

Knox, C. G., 2004, In : Terrorism and Political Violence. 16, 3, p. 593-621

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Democratic Renewal in Fragmented Communities: the northern ireland case

Knox, C. G., 2003, In : Local Governance. 29, 1, p. 14-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

'Joined-up' government: An integrated response to communal violence in Northern Ireland?

Knox, C., Jan 2003, In : Policy and Politics. 31, 1, p. 19-35 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social problem
violence
public service
crime
Social Problems
2002
53 Citations (Scopus)

'See No Evil, Hear No Evil': Insidious Paramilitary Violence in Northern Ireland

Knox, C., Dec 2002, In : British Journal of Criminology. 42, 1, p. 164-185 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Northern Ireland
Violence
violence
Democracy
Criminal Law