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Whitehall in the Caribbean? The legacy of colonial administration for post-colonial democratic development

Lodge, M., Stirton, L. and Moloney, K.ORCID: 0000-0002-2024-3339 (2015) Whitehall in the Caribbean? The legacy of colonial administration for post-colonial democratic development. Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, 53 (1). pp. 8-28.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2014.993144
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Abstract

Colonial-era administrative institutions and doctrines are fundamental to any analysis of Westminster's legacy in the Caribbean. Applying the lens of 'Public Service Bargains' (PSBs) - the formal and informal understandings of reward, competence and loyalty of public servants - we first examine constitutional and administrative doctrines regarding the public service of Crown Colonies, before analysing how these worked themselves out in Jamaica. Our analysis reveals a number of perceived deficiencies in the PSB in the pre-independence period that cast a shadow on future relations in the post-independence period.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Global Studies
Journal or Publication Title: Commonwealth & Comparative Politics
Page Range: pp. 8-28
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Copyright: © 2015 The Author(s)
United Nations SDGs: Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/50085
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