Handbook on the politics of regulation

David Levi-Faur*

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"This unique Handbook offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive, state-of-the-art reviews of the politics of regulation. It presents and discusses the core theories and concepts of regulation in response to the rise of the regulatory state and regulatory capitalism, and in the context of the 'golden age of regulation'. Its ten sections include forty nine chapters covering issues as diverse and varied as theories of regulation; historical perspectives on regulation; regulation of old and new media; rise regulation, enforcement and compliance; better regulation; civil regulation; European regulatory governance; and global regulation. As a whole, it provides an essential point of reference for all those working on the political social and economic aspects of regulation. This comprehensive resource will be of immense value to scholars and policymakers in numerous fields and disciplines including political science, public policy and administration, international relations, regulation, international law, business and politics, European studies, regional studies and development studies."--back cover
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham, UK
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages695
ISBN (Electronic)0857936115, 0857937596, 1283457849, 9780857936110, 9780857937599, 9781848440050, 9781848440050 (cased), 9786613457844
ISBN (Print)9781848440050
StatePublished - 2011


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