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Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Jane Wills


Locating localism explores the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft and its implications for the practice of citizenship in England. The book takes the long view of this new policy development, positioning it in relation to the political geo-history of the British state. It highlights the challenges of the state devolving itself and the importance of citizens having the incentives and institutions needed to act. Drawing on original research into community organising, neighbourhood planning and the organisation of local government, the book highlights the importance of citizens h ... More

Keywords: localism, devolving, local government, geo-history, neighbourhood planning, community organising

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447323037
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane Wills, author
Queen Mary University of London