Local Governance in Britain (Contemporary Political Studies)

Local Governance in Britain (Contemporary Political Studies)

By: Robert Leach (author), Janie Percy-Smith (author)Hardback

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Contemporary local governance in Britain comprises a complex network of organizations working in partnership to formulate policies to address local needs and issues. Within this, local government continues to play an important part in policy and practice and in the structures and processes of local democracy. This book provides a systematic assessment of the key development issues and debates that are shaping local governance now situating these in their historical context.

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ROBERT LEACH is Principal Lecturer in Government at Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University. He is a co-author of Local Government and Thatcherism, author of British Political Ideologies and a contributor to a number of other books. JANIE PERCY SMITH is Principal Lecturer in the Policy Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University where she is engaged in a wide range of research relating to local governance, community development and policy evaluation.


Local Governance: The Terms of the Debate Theories, Concepts and Issues The Development of Local Governance Community Leadership Local Democracy Resources for Local Governance From Public Administration to 'Third Way' Addressing the 'Wicked Issues' Above and Below Local Government: Multi-level Governance Local Governance in the Twenty First Century

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/06/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780333739259
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780333739259
  • weight: 463
  • ISBN10: 0333739256

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