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Career De-Separation in Westminster Democracies

Dowding, Keith; Taflaga, Marija

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In Westminster parliamentary systems there was once a clear separation between the careers of public servants and of elected politicians. Politicians decided what policies they wanted to pursue, while public servants advised, devised and delivered the policies. This separation ensured that policy ideas were developed by a professional elite with experience and knowledge. Politicians came from a variety of backgrounds, entering politics for a variety of reasons. Over time, the source of policy...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-02-05
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/220398
Source: The Political Quarterly
DOI: 10.1111/1467-923X.12812

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