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In Defence of Councillors
(Manchester University Press, 2016-01)
The book explores the changing nature of the roles powers, tasks, functions, expectations and challenges of the office of councillor and those that are elected to that office. Based on detailed and long-term research among ...
Councillors’ Perspectives on Democratic Legitimacy in English Local Government: Politics Through Provision?
(Taylor and Frances, 2014-05-22)
Much has been made of the dual polity concept of local government. By comparison less has been made of conceptualising local government’s dual purpose role. The political and service provision roles of local government ...
Ideology or Realism in Local Governance: A Case of RealLokalPolitik in English Local Government
(CROATIAN AND COMPARATIVE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, 2015)
The paper reports the results of research conducted among councillors in England which explored how they operate in complex governing networks where they interact with a range of public and private bodies. Councillors, as ...
The Institute for Fiscal Studies Report: English Council Funding: What’s Happened and What’s Next?
The article reviews the recent Institute for Fiscal Studies (IfFS) report, English Council Funding: What’s Happened and What’s Next. The article provides an overview of the main themesand ﬁndings of the report which examines ...
The Brexit Referendum: Testing the Support of Elites and their Allies for Democracy; or, Racists, Bigots and Xenophobes, Oh My!
The referendum on the United Kingdom’s continued membership of the European Union was the largest exercise in mass public democracy in political history. Yet, the result of that referendum has seen a sustained campaign by ...
Direct Mayoral Elections in Slovenia and England: Traditions and Trends Compared
(Lex Localis, 2015)
Direct mayoral elections have in recent decades become an important and popular feature of many local governments across Europe. The direct election of the mayor enhances the accountability and transparency of local political ...
Local leadership and Local-Self Government: Avoiding the Abyss
(Lex Localis, Journal of Local Self Government, 2017-01)
A series of trends have emerged across Europe which have stimulated change in local government, local democracy and local leadership particularly where local government and local leaders have had to respond to crisis, ...
Angleterre: Maires elus et leaders de conseils. Qui elit ceux qui dirigent?
(Groupe Moniteur, 2020-10-31)