Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

312 Pages | "10 b/w Illus., 20 Tables"

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719097133

Bookseller Code (06)

The regulation of standards in British public life

Doing the right thing?

David Hine and Gillian Peele

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Analyses the problems of designing and implementing integrity machinery in the UK
  • Assesses the extent to which twenty years of innovation and reform have really increased probity across the public sector or reassured the public about the integrity of the political system
  • Makes a major contribution to understanding the potential of and limitations on regulatory strategies designed to prevent corruption, manage conflict of interest and enhance standards
  • Provides an overview of the role and impact of the Committee on Standards in Public Life's campaign to reform the institutions and processes of British government

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