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The British Regulatory StateHigh Modernism and Hyper-Innovation$
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Michael Moran

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199247578

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0199247579.001.0001

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From Stagnation to Fiasco: the Age of the Regulatory State

From Stagnation to Fiasco: the Age of the Regulatory State

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(p.155) 7 From Stagnation to Fiasco: the Age of the Regulatory State
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The British Regulatory State
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DOI:10.1093/0199247579.003.0007

The age of the new regulatory state in Britain is also the age of policy fiasco. Fiasco is both a reflection of hyper-innovation and a force driving the state to even greater frenzies of hyper-innovation. It is argued that the emergent regulatory state amounts to an incomplete reconciliation with the conditions of modernity: with governing arrangements where codified knowledge matters more than tacit knowledge; where codified rules matter more than understanding; where instrumental achievement matters more than traditionally occupied positions; and where measurable accountability matters more than elite solidarity.

Keywords:   regulatory state, Britain, hyper-innovation, policy fiasco

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