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4%OFF. Ed(S): King, Desmond S.; Stoker, Gerry - Rethinking Local Democracy - 9780333638538 - V9780333638538
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Rethinking Local Democracy

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Description for Rethinking Local Democracy Paperback. This collection of articles discusses key theoretical approaches, issues and debates about local politics and local democracy in the UK. The experience of other countries is reviewed and the book offers a reconstruction of the arguments for local democracy from a number of perspectives. Editor(s): King, Desmond S.; Stoker, Gerry. Series: Government Beyond the Centre. Num Pages: 264 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JPHV; JPR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 340.
The transformation of British local government into a new and complex system of local governance raises fundamental theoretical questions as well as empirical ones. Rethinking Local Democracy argues that traditional defences of local government are no longer adequate and that the case for local autonomy and local democracy needs to be radically rethought. It brings together a set of specially-commissioned chapters by leading academics designed to stimulate and contribute to debate on these issues.

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Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
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Government Beyond the Centre
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About . Ed(S): King, Desmond S.; Stoker, Gerry
Gerry Stoker is Professor of Governance at the University of Southampton, UK.

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'...a valuable contribution to understanding the nature of change in local governance in recent years, and to debates about the future of local governance and democracy in the years to come. Its accounts of local democracy should be compulsory reading for all who claim an interest in the nature of government and public policy.' - Robina Goodlad, Housing Studies ... Read more

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