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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; Not Available
Dem Buch liegen die Ergebnisse eines vergleichenden (im Auftrag der Wüstenrot Stiftung am IfS Institut für Stadtforschung und Strukturpolitik GmbH, Berlin, durchgeführten) Forschungsprojekts zu Grunde, in dem die Reformen der kommunalen Politik und Verwaltung in Großbritannien/England, Schweden, Frankreich und Deutschland untersucht wurden. Diese vier... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Michael Temple argues that the new local governance system 'created' by Margaret Thatcher's reforms, when combined with New Labour's emphasis on delivering measurable improvements to outputs, has enabled Tony Blair to have unprecedented control over the public policy process. The author concludes that, far from a more pluralist political culture, the... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
The contemporary cultural phenomenon of self-help is highly visible and yet inadequately understood. This study explores the seeming polarization of self-help the splitting of the individual (the self) and the collective (the help) through detailed ethnographic examination of self-help books and self-help groups. It relates these poles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government. Examining second levels of government, such as UK Counties, French Départements, Italian and Spanish Provinces, and German Landkreise, this book reveals both the specific... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
"Explaining Local Government" uniquely presents a history of local government in Britain since 1800 until the present day. The study explains how local government in Britain has evolved from a structure that appeared to be relatively free from central government interference to, as John Prescott observes, 'one of the most centralised... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
This book is the result of national research conducted amongst Englands directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It is the first such major publication to assess the impact on local politics of this new office and fills a gap in our understanding of how the Local Government Act 2000 has influenced local governance.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives. more...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 5.99
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- Hoover Institution Press 2004; US$ 14.99
In Leviathan, renowned public interest attorney Bolick describes how the unchecked growth of local governments is eroding our nation's productive vitality and threatening us with "grassroots tyranny"and ultimately reveals that, although the rules are often rigged in favor of local governments and against ordinary citizens, we can take action to rein... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The Labour Government has introduced legislation to place a new duty of Best Value on local authorities, and abolish compulsory competitive tendering. This work identifies the differences between the two systems and evaluates the development of the new regime, using case studies. more...