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New Labour's countrysideRural policy in Britain since 1997$
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Mike Woods

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349323

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.001.0001

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Rural community development and governance

Rural community development and governance

Chapter:
(p.168) (p.169) Ten Rural community development and governance
Source:
New Labour's countryside
Author(s):

Graham Gardner

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0010

This chapter examines rural governance and community development in Great Britain under the Labour government. It argues that New Labour's concern with making rural communities more active in their own governance and development reflects an ongoing transition in the governmentality of Western liberal democracies. The chapter discusses the mechanisms through which New Labour has sought to make rural communities more active in their own development and governance.

Keywords:   rural governance, community development, Labour government, Great Britain, rural communities, liberal democracies

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