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Critical urban studies : new directions.
Active citizenship: navigating the Conservative heartlands of the New Labour project
(Policy Press, 2012-01)
Local governance and the dialectics of hierarchy, market and network.
Empowerment or Abandonment? Prospects for Neighbourhood Revitalization in the Big Society
(Taylor and Francis, 2012)
This article explores the impact of recent trends towards privatism through a study of neighbourhood governance in Baltimore and Bristol and considers its implications for the big society in the UK. The self-help ideology ...
Whither Governance Theory? Critical Research beyond the Networks Paradigm
No abstract. Rejoinder to symposium on my monograph "Challenging Governance Theory: From Networks to Hegemony" published by Policy Press in 2011.
In local partnership working, efficency is winning out over democracy.
(European Urban Knowledge Network., 2008)
Conjuncture or Disjuncture? An Institutionalist Analysis of Local Regeneration Partnerships in the UK
Following Lowndes' (2001) injunction for scholars to take the new institutionalism seriously, this paper offers an institutionalist explanation for the development of regeneration partnerships in the UK. Drawing on four ...
The Limits of Partnership: An Exit-Action Strategy for Local Democratic Inclusion
The challenge of enhancing the ‘democratic anchorage’ of partnerships has become a central concern in policy studies. Radical reform proposals designed to level the deliberative playing field include community veto powers ...