Changing Patterns of Governance in the United Kingdom: Reinventing Whitehall?

Changing Patterns of Governance in the United Kingdom: Reinventing Whitehall?

by David Marsh, David Richards, Martin J. Smith
     
 

This is the first comprehensive examination of the changing relations between ministers and civil servants in the UK since 1979. Drawing on evidence compiled from more than 150 interviews, this book provides unprecedented insight into the world of Conservative government. The authors also examine the external pressures exerted by factors such as the European Union,

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This is the first comprehensive examination of the changing relations between ministers and civil servants in the UK since 1979. Drawing on evidence compiled from more than 150 interviews, this book provides unprecedented insight into the world of Conservative government. The authors also examine the external pressures exerted by factors such as the European Union, and they conclude by arguing that, despite recent claims about the end of the Whitehall model, many of the old features of the British system remain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333792896
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Transforming Government Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)
Lexile:
1260L (what's this?)

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