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Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson


The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have sought to empower, activate, and give responsibility to some citizens, while other groups have been abandoned or ignored. Drawing on extensive up-to-date empirical work by leading researchers in the field, this book aims to explain what debates about local governance mean for local people. Questions addressed include: what new demands are being made on citizens and why? Which citizens are affected an ... More

Keywords: citizens, decision makers, local governance, local people, multiculturalism, economic migration, community cohesion, housing, neighbourhoods, faith organisations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847422170
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Durose, editor

Stephen Greasley, editor

Liz Richardson, editor

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