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<b>Loyalty and Responsibility in Public Service Bargains: Judges, Partners, Executives, and Jesters</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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019926967X.003.0006
 Loyalty and Responsibility in Public Service Bargains: Judges, Partners, Executives, and Jesters

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This chapter discusses the loyalty dimension of public service bargains, exploring four types of loyalty-type bargains: judge-, partner-, executive- and jester-type bargains. It gives examples of each, discusses the curious case of jester-type bargains, and explores mixes and matches. The chapter shows how these types of loyalty bargain have played out in the German and UK political systems, and discusses the direction of changes over time.

Keywords: loyalty; responsibility; judges; partners; executives; jesters

Chapter.  10727 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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