The Government of Risk
Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes
Normal Price: $90.95
Your Price: $81.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.09! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.09 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Government of Risk by Christopher Hood
Book DescriptionWhy does regulation vary so dramatically from one area to another? Why are some risks regulated aggressively and others responded to only modestly? Is there any logic to the techniques we use in risk regulation? These key questions are explored in The Government of Risk. This book looks at a number of risk regulation regimes, considers the respects in which they differ, and examines how these differences can be justified. Analyzing regulation in terms of 'regimes' allows us to see the rich, multi-dimensional nature of risk regulation. It exposes the thinness of society-wide analyses of risk controls and it offers a perspective that single case studies cannot reach. Regimes analysis breaks down the components of risk regulation systems and shows how they interact. It also shows how different parts of the same regime may be shaped by different factors and have to be explained and understood in quite different ways. The Government of Risk shows how such an approach is of high policy relevance as well as of considerable theoretical importance.
Buy Government of Risk book by Christopher Hood from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199270019
(233mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christopher Hood
Government That Worked Better and Cost Less?, Hardback (April 2015)
Written in an accessible style, this book offers an unparalleled insight into the 'modernization' of UK government from 1980 to the present day, and provides a distinctive framework for evaluating long-term performance in government.
When the Party's Over, Hardback (October 2014)
This book examines nine historical cases of fiscal squeeze in democracies. It combines quantitative and qualitative analysis to examine cases ranging from the United States in the 1830s/40s (when half of the states then in the Union defaulted) to the squeeze following the 2001 Argentinian default. It warns against a simplistic view of 'what works'.
Forging a Discipline, Hardback (February 2014)View all books by Christopher Hood
A broad-ranging analysis and critique of the distinctive contribution of the University of Oxford to the scholarly study of politics over the last 100 years.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Government of Risk book by Christopher Hood and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.