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Book review: Policy without politicians: bureaucratic influence in comparative perspective

Hogwood, Patricia (2013) Book review: Policy without politicians: bureaucratic influence in comparative perspective. LSE Review of Books (17 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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"Policy Without Politicians: Bureaucratic Influence in Comparative Perspective." Edward C. Page. Oxford University Press. September 2012. --- In Policy without Politicians a leading expert on public policy has devoted four years to interviewing middle-ranking civil servants in three languages over six jurisdictions, to construct a comparative survey of bureaucratic influence on secondary legislation. The venture may sound worthy at best, but Patricia Hogwood finds that Edward C. Page has produced a little gem: an intellectually honest, well-constructed, impeccably executed comparative study that probes beyond the speculative answers about bureaucratic influence we have become accustomed to reading.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:24
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54140

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