The Official History of the British Civil Service: Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81

The Official History of the British Civil Service: Reforming the Civil Service, Volume I: The Fulton Years, 1966-81

by Rodney Lowe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415588645
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/2011
Series: Government Official History Series
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Rodney Lowe is Emeritus Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Bristol. He has published widely on comparative history, and especially on UK government and welfare policy.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Legacy 1. The Northcote-Trevelyan Report and the Evolution of the Civil Service, 1854 - 1916 2. The Fisher-Bridges Settlement, 1916-56 Part 2: The Reform Momentum 3. Modernisation before Fulton, 1956-66 4. The Fulton Committee, 1966-8 Part 3: The Politics and Planning of Reform 5. Modernisation’s Moment, 1968-72 6. The Crisis of Consensus, 1973-9 7. Mrs Thatcher and the Demise of the Civil Service Department, 1979-81 Part 4: Wider Issues, 1966-81 8. Whitleyism, 1966-81 9. Management Challenges 10. Political Pressures Part 5: Conclusion 11. Ringing out the Old, Ringing in the New

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