Promoting Integrity: Evaluating and Improving Public Institutions

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Brian Head, Alexander Jonathan Brown, Carmel Connors
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Law - 341 pages
Taking Australia as a case study that is relevant to all countries where public integrity is an issue, this collection reviews a variety of existing efforts to understand, 'map' and evaluate the effectiveness of integrity policies and institutions, not just in the government sector but across all the major institutions of modern society. It will be of interest to those in governance, politics, law and public policy.
 

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Contents

The Key to Building Sustainable Just
13
Figures
17
What is a National Integrity System? From Temple Blueprint
33
2a Sampfords trinity of reform
42
Evaluating International Action against Corruption in the Pacific
69
A Case Study
87
Is There a New South Wales Public Integrity System? A Preliminary
103
Corruption the NSW Ombudsman and the NSW Audit Office
110
The Challenge
169
expenditure 19902005
177
Measuring Effectiveness
199
A Preliminary Comparison
221
Assessment Strategies and Practices for Integrity and Anti
243
An Overall Approach
285
Trends and Prospects
307
A1 Recommendations National Integrity Systems Assessment
331

Australia
119
The Australian Wheat Board
157

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About the author (2008)

Professor Brian W. Head is Research Professor, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland, Australia. Dr A.J.Brown is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Griffith University and is currently on secondment to the Australian National University. Carmel Connors is a Senior Research Assistant and Publications Manager with the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, Griffith University.

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