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Controlling administrative power : an historical comparison, Peter Cane

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Controlling administrative power : an historical comparison
Title
Controlling administrative power
Title remainder
an historical comparison
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cane
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This wide-ranging comparative account of the legal regimes for controlling administrative power in England, the USA and Australia argues that differences and similarities between control regimes may be partly explained by the constitutional structures of the systems of government in which they are embedded. It applies social-scientific and historical methods to the comparative study of law and legal systems in a novel and innovative way, and combines accounts of long-term and large-scale patterns of power distribution with detailed analysis of features of administrative law and the administrative justice systems of three jurisdictions. It also proposes a new method of analysing systems of government based on two different models of the distribution of public power (diffusion and concentration), a model which proves more illuminating than traditional separation-of-powers analysis"--
  • "The research reported in this book (which was significantly funded by the Australian Research Council) was originally conceived to provide an account of administrative law as a normative framework for public administration. However, once I started reading more widely and deeply into the topic I began to think that it would be more interesting and fruitful to reverse the order and explore the idea of public administration as the institutional framework or context of administrative law. The next step in my mind was to broaden focus from administrative law to arrangements more generally for controlling the conduct of public administration and the exercise of public administrative power. By this line of thinking I finally arrived at the topic of this book, namely the institutional and constitutional framework or foundations of what I call 'control regimes', by which I mean sets of institutions, norms and practices concerned with controlling public administrative power"--
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DLC
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1950-
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Cane, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Administrative law
  • Administrative law
  • Administrative law
  • Administrative law
  • Australia
  • England
  • United States
Label
Controlling administrative power : an historical comparison, Peter Cane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-565) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 583 pages
Isbn
9781107146358
Lccn
2016006583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)938856099
Label
Controlling administrative power : an historical comparison, Peter Cane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-565) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 583 pages
Isbn
9781107146358
Lccn
2016006583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)938856099

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