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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.
Developing England's North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse
This book brings together a unique group of scholars to explore the politics of local economic development in Northern England. Socio-economic conditions in the North –and its future prospects – have ...
A Better Place.
This chapter situates the book’s analyses of the Northern Powerhouse, devolution and Northern economic development more generally within an emerging ‘politics of place’. It argues furthermore that a political economy of ...
Contesting Governance Hegemonies: Developments in Critical Theory and Practice, Part 2
(Taylor and Francis, 2014)
Editorial for second part of symposium in Critical Policy Studies
Local Government in England: Centralisation, Autonomy and Control
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-05)
The book explores the claim that English local government exists in one of the most centralised relationships with national government. Such a position fundamentally undermines any notion of local self-government and makes ...
The importance of political parties in county government
The chapter examines the organisation, activities and impact of party politics on the role of the county councillor as an elected representative. It will examine the way county councillors respond to party group demands ...
Citizen participation and changing governance: cases of devolution in England
(Policy Press, 2017-04-01)
The current process of devolving powers within England constitutes a significant change of governance arrangements. This process of devolution has been widely criticised for including insufficient consultation. This paper ...
Hollowing Out Neighbourhood Governance? Rescaling Revitalization in Baltimore and Bristol
The neighbourhood has been a prominent terrain for revitalisation in recent times, and also for studies by scholars debating the significance of networked governance as the means of public service co-ordination, democratic ...
Interrogating Urban Crisis: Cities in the Governance and Contestation of Austerity
The meaning of ‘urban crisis’, and its applications in concrete struggles to govern and contest austerity urbanism, remains under-specified analytically and poorly understood empirically. This paper addresses the lacuna ...
The Uneven Governance of Devolution Deals in Yorkshire: Opportunities, Challenges and Local (Di)Visions
The Devolution Deals and Northern Powerhouse agenda has been presented by George Osborne as the making of a ‘ devolution revolution’ in the North of England. But while the signing of the ‘ Devo Manc’ agreement ...