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It’s a Proper Job: Process, People and Power in an English City
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-07-29)
Sir Peter Soulsby, the Leicester South MP since 2005, resigned from Parliament to fight for what he called ‘a proper job’: the elected mayor of Leicester City. That office was elected on 5th May 2011, but before that event ...
Local Political Leaders
(Oxford University Press, 2014)
The way local political leaders construct a vision for their localities, develop support and followers and effect action are shaped by factors both within and beyond the control of the leader. The constitutional setting ...
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 ...