Responsive Legality : The New Administrative Justice Hardback
Responsive Legality is an important book about twenty first century justice.
It explores the legal and moral values that twenty-first-century public officials use to make their decisions, engaging existing theoretical models of administrative justice and updating them to reflect changed twenty-first-century conditions.
Together, these features of twenty-first century public administration are coined 'responsive legality'.
Whereas twentieth-century public officials were generally driven by their concern for bureaucratic rationality, professional treatment, moral judgement and - towards the end of the century - the logics of 'new managerialism', the twenty-first-century public official embodies greater complexity in their characteristic pursuit of substantive and procedural justice.
In responsive legality, government decision makers show a distinct concern for the protective parameters of the rule of law, a purposive pursuit of fair outcomes and a commitment to flexible decision making.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 142 pages, 2 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/07/2018
- Category: Jurisprudence & general issues
- ISBN: 9781138592742