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Published: 01 February 2018

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198812753

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A Theory of Legitimate Expectations for Public Administration

Alexander Brown

  • Presents a new theory of legitimate expectation for public administration, arguing that agencies should be held liable for losses they directly cause by creating and then frustrating legitimate expectations
  • Draws on normative legal and political theory to evaluate the ethics of legal doctrine and whether this is primarily an issue of fairness, security, trust in government, or something else
  • Compares and contrasts examples drawn from the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa

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