Why is it so difficult to carry out effective institutional change? Why did the principle of charitable accountability, a nearly unanimously supported ideal, ring so hollow in practice? This Article offers hypotheses about the difficulties of administrative reform, through the prism of the nineteenth century, which may apply to contemporary issues of charitable accountability.
James J. Fishman, Charitable Accountability and Reform in Nineteenth-Century England: The Case of the Charity Commission, 80 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 723 (2005), http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/lawfaculty/108/.