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Regulation Inside GovernmentWaste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters$
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Christopher Hood, Oliver James, George Jones, Colin Scott, and Tony Travers

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198280996

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198280998.001.0001

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Mirror Image or Double Whammy? Regulation and Local Government

Mirror Image or Double Whammy? Regulation and Local Government

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(p.93) 5 Mirror Image or Double Whammy? Regulation and Local Government
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Regulation Inside Government
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Christopher Hood (Contributor Webpage)

Colin Scott (Contributor Webpage)

Oliver James (Contributor Webpage)

George Jones (Contributor Webpage)

Tony Travers (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198280998.003.0005

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

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