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Published: 10 June 2010

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199579839

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Chapter 1 Table of Contents

The Regulatory Enterprise

Government, Regulation, and Legitimacy

Tony Prosser

  • Offers a thorough analysis of regulation in practice - focusing on eight major British regulators
  • Provides a clear introduction to regulatory accountability and the 'better regulation' initiative
  • Includes analysis of relations between regulators and other institutions, revealing the previously neglected work of regulators as a part of a network of public institutions
  • Takes the analysis of regulation beyond the more familiar work of economic regulators into regulation to promote human rights and social solidarity by examining a wide range of different rationales for regulation
  • Provides a comparative analysis of experience from France and the USA

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