A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Regulation

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Title: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Regulation
Other Titles: Review of Governing Through Regulation: Public Policy, Regulation and the Law. Eric L. Windholz. Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management, 2018. Xi +282 pp, US$160. ISBN: 9781138935587
Authors: Scott, Colin
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12333
Date: 8-Oct-2019
Online since: 2021-07-20T15:54:10Z
Abstract: As regulation boomed as an instrument of public policy, from the 1980s, so it has also become a major field for scholarly research which draws on a remarkably wide range of disciplines, including accounting, anthropology, criminology, economics, geography, law, political science and sociology. Regulatory governance today has its own major conferences and journals (notably Regulation & Governance), titled professorships and thriving graduate programmes. In Governing Through Regulation: Public Policy, Regulation and Law, Eric Windholz argues that much of the scholarly literature is insufficiently engaged with and accessible to practitioners. A key objective of this volume is to engage the burgeoning practice community with the central ideas of contemporary regulatory governance scholarship. Windholz’s readership is ‘persons who find themselves working with regulation …’ recognising that the practitioner is increasingly likely to be a postgraduate student of regulation.
Type of material: Review
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Journal: Accounting, Economics, and Law: A Convivium
Copyright (published version): 2019 Walter de Gruyter
Keywords: GovernanceRegulationPublic policyPolicy processesRegulatory policy cycle
DOI: 10.1515/ael-2018-0016
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISBN: 9781138935587
ISSN: 2194-6051
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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