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The accountability state: US federal inspectors general and the pursuit of democratic integrity, 1978-2012

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US federal inspectors general (IGs), have proliferated across the government since 1978. However, the success of the IGs in effecting accountability, and the import of the kind of accountability they bring, has been little studied by public administration scholars; much of the existing scholarship offers, at best, qualified endorsement of their work. Similarly, few democratic theorists have considered the significance of the multiplying ‘monitory’ bodies of accountability – of which t...

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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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Politics & Int Relations
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
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Cambridge University
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Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2018-01-16

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