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Local Governance in Britain

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 263
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Contemporary Political Studies

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Contemporary local governance in Britain comprises a complex network of organisations working in partnership to formulate policies to address local needs and issues. Within this, local government continues to play an...

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Contemporary local governance in Britain comprises a complex network of organisations 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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A thoroughly uptodate new text on the theory and practice of local politics in Britain
First such text to take the new world of governance (and new networks of public, private and voluntary sector collaboration) as its starting point rather than follow the more traditional town hall focus of existing texts
Clear, concise and accessible

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.

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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.

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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.

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