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Preface Chapter 1. Delegation in Contemporary Democracies: introduction (Dietmar Braun and Fabrizio Gilardi PART 1: THE STANDARD CHAIN OF DELEGATION Chapter 2. The (Moral) Hazards of Parliamentary Democracy (Kaare Str¢m, Wolfgang C. Müller, Torbjörn Bergman) Chapter 3. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies: Smallness, Proximity and Shortcuts (Patrick Dumont and Frédéric Varone) Chapter 4. A Theory of Efficient Delegation (David Epstein and Sharyn O?Halloran) Chapter 5. A Delegation Theory for Explaining the Bureaucratization of Public Administrations (Victor Lapuente Giné) PART 2: THE NEXT STEPS OF DELEGATION: INDEPENDENT AGENCIES, INTEREST ORGANIZATIONS, AND THE EUROPEAN UNION Chapter 6. Delegation to Independent Regulatory Agencies in Western Europe: Credibility, Political Uncertainty, and Diffusion (Fabrizio Gilardi) Chapter 7. Delegation in the distributive policy arena: the case of research policy (Dietmar Braun) Chapter 8. Consequences of Legitimising Independent Regulatory Agencies in Contemporary Democracies: Theoretical Scenarios (Gül Sosay) Chapter 9. Whose Agents? Non-Governmental Organisations in Policy-Proposing Commissions: Agents of Government or Opposition Parties? (Peter Munk Christiansen & Asbj¢rn Sonne N¢rgaard) Chapter 10. Delegation in the European Union: Debates and Research Agenda (Fabio Franchino) CONCLUSION Chapter 11. Delegation in Contemporary Democracies: Concluding Remarks (Dietmar Braun and Fabrizio Gilardi)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Delegation of powers.
Bureaucracy -- Political aspects.
Rational choice theory -- Political aspects.