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dc.contributor.authorCairney, Paul-
dc.description.abstract‘Complex government' relates to many factors: the size and multi-level nature of government; the proliferation of rules, regulations and public bodies; a crowded arena with blurry boundaries between policy-makers and the actors who influence them; and general uncertainty when people interact in unpredictable ways within a changeable policy environment. Complex government is difficult to understand, control, influence and hold to account. This article considers it from various perspectives: scholars trying to conceptualize it; policy-makers trying to control or adapt to it; and scientists, interest groups and individuals trying to influence iten_UK
dc.publisherTaylor and Francis-
dc.relationCairney P (2015) Debate: What is complex government and what can we do about it? , Public Money and Management, 35 (1), pp. 3-6.-
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dc.titleDebate: What is complex government and what can we do about it?en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitlePublic Money and Management-
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