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The Impact of the Freedom of Information Act on Central Government in the UK: Does FOI Work?
Palgrave Macmillan (2010)
US$110.00

Based on interviews with officials, requesters and journalists, as well as a survey of FOI...

Scrutinising Science: The Changing UK Government of Science

Scrutinising Science

The Changing UK Government of Science

Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
US$134.00

By the 1980s, UK government research laboratories were an often quirky but always essential part of...

British Devolution and European Policy-Making: Transforming Britain into Multi-Level Governance

British Devolution and European Policy-Making

Transforming Britain into Multi-Level Governance

Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
US$160.00

In 1999 the Blair government introduced British devolution as part of a major programme of...

The Treasury and Social Policy: The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy

The Treasury and Social Policy

The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy

Palgrave Macmillan (2000)
US$186.00

What is the power of the Treasury in controlling the policies and development of the welfare state?...

The Executive Agency Revolution in Whitehall: Public Interest versus Bureau-Shaping Perspectives

The Executive Agency Revolution in Whitehall

Public Interest versus Bureau-Shaping Perspectives

Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
US$123.00

This is the first book length assessment of the executive agency revolution in UK central...

Changing Patterns of Government: Reinventing Whitehall?

Changing Patterns of Government

Reinventing Whitehall?

Palgrave Macmillan (2001)
US$160.00

This is the first comprehensive examination of the changing relations between ministers and civil...

The Fiscal Crisis of the United Kingdom
Palgrave Macmillan (2005)
US$144.00

The system for allocating public expenditure to the nations and regions of the UK has broken down....

Transforming British Government: Volume 2: Changing Roles and Relationships

Transforming British Government

Volume 2: Changing Roles and Relationships

Palgrave Macmillan (2000)
US$163.00

Examines the changing roles and relationships of the Prime Minister, ministers and civil servants....

New Labour and the Civil Service: Reconstituting the Westminster Model

New Labour and the Civil Service

Reconstituting the Westminster Model

Palgrave Macmillan (2007)
US$125.00

This is the first serious study to analyze Labour's approach to the Civil Service. It offers a...

Ernest Gowers: Plain Words and Forgotten Deeds

Ernest Gowers

Plain Words and Forgotten Deeds

Palgrave Macmillan (2009)
US$110.00

Draws on previously inaccessible family archives to penetrate the anonymity and public reticence of...