Regulation, values, and the public interest
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Published by Philosophic Institute, University of Notre Dame : distributed by the University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

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  • Illinois.

Subjects:

  • Illinois Commerce Commission.,
  • Public utilities -- Illinois.

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Edition Notes

StatementKenneth M. Sayre ... [et al.].
ContributionsSayre, Kenneth M., 1928-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2767.I54 N67 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4092445M
ISBN 100268016070
LC Control Number80000451

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Regulation, values, and the public interest. Notre Dame, Ind.: Philosophic Institute, University of Notre Dame: Distributed by the University of Notre Dame Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Sayre; University of Notre Dame. Philosophic Institute. The concept of the public interest is often used in legal and political discourse, lending an air of legitimacy and respectability to exercises of power. However the term is rarely defined in any meaningful sense. This book considers abstract concepts of public interest from the literature of law, political science, and economics. Using a series of case-studies from Britain and the USA. Book description. Regulation of the media has traditionally been premised upon claims of ‘the public interest’, yet the term itself remains contested and generally ill defined. In the context of technological development and convergence, as well as corporate conglomeration, traditional ‘public service’ values in British broadcasting are challenged by market by: Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law argues that regulators will only successfully protect such values if claims associated with 'citizenship' are recognised as the rationale and objective.

Peter Lunt and Sonia Livingstone explore the way that regulation affects the relations between government, the media and communications market, civil society, citizens and consumers. Drawing on theories of governance and the public sphere, the book critically analyzes issues at the heart of today's media, from the future of public service broadcasting to burdens on individuals to develop their media literacy. Book Info. Public Values and Public Interest. Book Description: Economic individualism and market-based values dominate today's policymaking and public management circlesùoften at the expense of the common good. In his new book, Barry Bozeman demonstrates the continuing need for public interest theory in government. ‘Regulation is the public administrative policing of a private activity with respect to a rule prescribed in the public interest’ (Mitnick , 7). The definition points to three central ideas: Regulation is restrictive and directed towards private activities; it rests on administrative. every public servant should ensure that administrative decisions and actions are based on sound reasons, so that such reasons can be provided to anyone affected. Generally speaking, this means that all administrative actions must be able to stand the test of transparency. An employee puts the public interest first in the.

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