<b>Trustee‐Type Public Service Bargains</b>

Christopher Hood and Martin Lodge

in The Politics of Public Service Bargains

Published in print June 2006 | ISBN: 9780199269679
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191604096 | DOI:
 Trustee‐Type Public Service Bargains

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This chapter discusses ‘trustee’ bargains, in particular, it explores the background to the notion of government as a ‘trust’ and considers the puzzle why ‘trustee’ type PSBs emerge and persist in the democratic age. It draws a distinction between representative and tutelary forms of trustee bargains, and discusses empirical examples of such variants.

Keywords: trustee bargains; representational bargains; tutelary bargains; representativeness; consociationalism; technocratic trusteeship; moralistic trusteeship

Chapter.  8069 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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