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Joined-Up Government

Vernon Bogdanor


Drawing together work presented at a conference held at the British Academy, this book provides a broad overview of one of the most significant aspects of modern government. Joined-up government is a key theme of modern government. The Labour government, first elected in 1997, decided that intractable problems such as social exclusion, drug addiction and crime could not be resolved by any single department of government. Instead, such problems had to be made the object of a concerted attack using all the arms of government — central and local government and public agencies, as well as the priv ... More

Keywords: British Academy, joined-up government, modern government, Labour government, social exclusion, drug addiction, crime, public agencies, private sector, voluntary sector

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780197263334
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vernon Bogdanor, editor
Professor of Government, University of Oxford; CBE and Fellow of the British Academy