Transforming local governance: from Thatcherism to New Labour

Stoker, Gerry (2003) Transforming local governance: from Thatcherism to New Labour, Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 272pp.


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Drawing on the author's unrivalled experience and expertise in both research and policy-making, this important new book provides a systematic assessment of the changing nature of local governance in Britain and a conceptual framework for understanding the new governance of localities. The author analyzes in detail what New Labour has been trying to do to local governance and management and assesses how and why it has achieved only a mixed record of change. The book concludes by providing a vision of good local governance and an assessment of future challenges for research and reform

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9780333802489 (print)
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ePrint ID: 47276
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November 2003Published
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:30
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