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Remaking governance: Peoples, politics and the public sphere

Janet Newman


This book focuses on the dynamics of change as new strategies — active citizenship, public participation, partnership working, and consumerism — encounter existing institutions. It explores different sites and practices of governing, from the remaking of Europe to the increasing focus on ‘community’ and ‘personhood’ in governing social life. The authors critically engage with existing theory across political science, social policy, sociology, and public administration and management to explore how ‘the social’ is constituted through governance practices. This includes the ways in which the spa ... More

Keywords: active citizenship, public participation, partnership working, consumerism, Europe, community, personhood, social policy, public domain

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9781861346407
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet Newman, editor