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A comparative analysis of the decision-making process in six local government councils in Sydney

Painter, Martin John


The thesis compares decision making in six suburban local councils in Sydney: Bankstown, Burwood, Ku-ring-gai, Leichhardt, Liverpool, and North Sydney. Three types of political issues or decisions are distinguished: distributive decisions, or ’doing favours’ (parochial or individual-oriented and particularistic); regulative decisions (rule-bound and affecting larger categories of people through precedent), and redistributive decisions (affecting broad categories by redistribution of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d723e6617878


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