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The Regulatory Enterprise: Government, Regulation, and Legitimacy

Tony Prosser


This book examines a range of different British regulatory bodies, including the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the Food Standards Agency, the Environment Agency, the Health and Safety Executive, the regulators for health and social care and the regulators covering communications, energy, rail, and water. The book emphasizes that no regulator works in isolation but is part of a complex network of different institutions including central government departments and European institutions. Effective regulatory accountability requires that the relations between the different bodies a ... More

Keywords: regulation, government, networks, consumers, human rights, social solidarity, deliberation, France, USA

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199579839
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579839.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Prosser, author
Professor of Public Law, University of Bristol, and Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges