Readership: Scholars and students of Politics, Law, Economics, Business and Finance, Management and Public Administration
Christopher Hood, Gladstone Professor of Government and Fellow, All Soul's College, Oxford, Henry Rothstein, Research Officer, Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, London School of Economics, and Robert Baldwin, Professor of Law, London School of Economics
"... a significant contribution to the existing literature on risk regulation." - West European Politics
"The analytical approach developed to undertake this classification is full of insights. The classification scheme set out in the book will serve anyone involved in practical institutional design well beyond the specific examples it presents." - Political Studies
PART I. INTRODUCING RISK REGULATION REGIMES
1: What are Risk Regulation Regimes - and Why do they Matter?
2: The Comparative Anatomy of Risk Regulation Regimes
3: Nine Risk Regulation Regimes Compared
PART II. EXPLAINING VARIATION IN RISK REGULATION REGIMES
4: How Far does Context Shape Content?
5: Exploring the 'Market Failure' Hypothesis
6: Opinion-Responsive Government and Risk Regulation
7: Interests, Lobbies and Experts
8: Regime Content and Context Revisited- An Overall Picture
PART III. EXPLORING THE DYNAMICS OF RISK REGULATION REGIMES
9: Regime Development Under Pressure: Staged Retreats and Lateral Mutations?
10: The Regime Perspective in Risk Regulation: Implications for Policy and Institutional Design