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Cronyism in appointments to Commonwealth statutory authorities: an empirical analysis and theoretical reappraisal

Wilkinson, Debra


In recent years, the practice of government cronyism - the appointment of friends and colleagues to government jobs - has been cast in a new light. Whereas once it was consistently conceptualised as form of corruption, there is now an alternative school of thought that views cronyism as a form of good governance when practiced under certain conditions and for certain purposes. Provided these pre-conditions are met, researchers from this school argue that the practice generally involves the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/7P8G-BA87
Embargoed until: 2076-02-25


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