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The Blame Game: Spin, Bureaucracy, and Self-Preservation in Government
The blame game, with its finger-pointing and mutual buck-passing, is a familiar feature of politics and organizational life, and blame avoidance pervades government and public organizations at every level. Political and bureaucratic blame games and blame avoidance are more often condemned than analyzed. In "The Blame Game," Christopher Hood takes a different approach by sh ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published December 5th 2010 by Princeton University Press
(first published January 1st 2010)
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An excellent overview of blameworld in the public sector. Covers the players involved, who creates and receives blame, and the techniques used (presentational, agency, and policy) to reduce or shift blame around. A very useful analysis in an area where there truly is not much written.