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Mirror Image or Double Whammy? Regulation and Local Government

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government

Published in print May 1999 | ISBN: 9780198280996
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599491 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198280998.003.0005
 Mirror Image or Double Whammy? Regulation and Local Government

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Examines changes in patterns of central regulation over local government. It suggests that local government has been subjected to a wide range of more intrusive and more formal controls over its activities without the kind of associated loosening of other controls witnessed in other domains. Increases in oversight have been accompanied by processes of juridification.

Keywords: juridification; local government; oversight; regulation

Chapter.  8393 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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