The Politics of Decentralisation: Revitalising Local Democracy

The Politics of Decentralisation: Revitalising Local Democracy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333521649
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/31/1994
Series: Public Policy and Politics
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE CONTEXT OF CHANGE Introduction; The Crisis in Urban Government; Rethinking Local Democracy; The Character of Local Political Innovation.- PART 2: DECENTRALISED MANAGEMENT Introduction; Neighbourhood Decentralisation and the New Public Management; Shaking up the Bureaucracies Lessons From Experience.- PART 3: DECENTRALISED DEMOCRACY Introduction; Enhancing Participatory Democracy: Islington; Extending Representative Democracy: Tower Hamlets Lessons From Experience.- PART 4: BEYOND DECENTRALISATION Re-empowering.- Local Government Empowering; Communities Local Democracy Beyond the Local State.

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A well written and valuable study [which] does much to get behind the mythology of debates about decentralisation...[It] deserves to be read by all concerned with the changing face of local politics.' - John Solomos, Political Studies

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