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Quangos, Accountability and Reform: The Politics of Quasi-Government

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ISBN 10: 0312216440 / ISBN 13: 9780312216443
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Hardcover. 230 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.7in. x 0.9in.This collection challenges the debate which portrays quangos, now a permanent layer of governance in Britain, as inherently undemocratic. Through chapters by practitioners, politicians and academics, the book acknowledges both the pitfalls and potential offered by these bodies, thus illuminating a perspective on the debate which highlights their democratic possibilities. Examining the British reform debate in an international context, theoretical analysis is blended with illuminating case studies from Quango Chief Executives and concrete proposals for reform. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780312216443

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This collection challenges the debate which portrays quangos, now a permanent layer of governance in Britain, as inherently undemocratic. Through chapters by practitioners, politicians and academics, the book acknowledges both the pitfalls and potential offered by these bodies, thus illuminating a perspective on the debate which highlights their democratic possibilities. Examining the British reform debate in an international context, theoretical analysis is blended with illuminating case studies from Quango Chief Executives and concrete proposals for reform.

About the Author: Matthew V. Flinders is Research Officer at the Political Economy Research Centre and Martin J. Smith is Senior Lecturer in Politics, both at the University of Sheffield.

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