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Understanding Governance

Ernest Gowers

Plain Words and Forgotten Deeds

Authors: Scott, A.

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Draws on previously inaccessible family archives to penetrate the anonymity and public reticence of one of Britain's great twentieth century civil servants. Gowers was highly influential in public policy throughout his long civil service career, which began in 1903 and culminated in running London's civil defence throughout the Second World War.

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ANN SCOTT is Adjunct Professor in Criminology at the University of Queensland, Australia and also lectures in public policy. She has degrees in education and government and was a civil servant in Queensland for 20 years, 10 as a senior executive in the Queensland Police Service. She holds the Australian Public Service Medal.

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'a welcome and worthy addition to the literature.' Public Policy Administration


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ernest Gowers
Book Subtitle
Plain Words and Forgotten Deeds
Authors
Series Title
Understanding Governance
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24430-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230244306
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-58025-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 255
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