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Poststructuralist policy analysis : discourse hegemony and critical explanation.
(Duke Universty Press, 2012)
Critical Discourse Theory
(Edward Elgar, 2016)
The ensuring council : an alternative vision for the future of local government.
(Association for Public Service Excellence, 2012)
Practices of Freedom
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-04)
Characterizing and evaluating rival discourses of the ‘sustainable city’: Towards a politics of pragmatic adversarialism
For many, shifting economic and social contexts have created the conditions for a radical reappraisal of the orthodox image of the ‘sustainable city’. However, in assessing such potentialities, there is insufficient knowledge ...
The Logics and Limits of 'Collaborative Governance' in Nantes: Myth, Ideology and the Politics of New Urban Regimes
(Taylor and Francis, 2018-10-31)
This article characterizes and evaluates a paradigm case of urban collaborative governance: the so-called ‘Nantes model’. Stressing its positioning in the particular tradition of French politics, and drawing on poststructuralist ...
The Urban Governance of Austerity in Europe
The 2008 financial crash and ensuing austerity have brought critical perspectives on political economy into academic debates in democratic theory and public administration. One important area of contention regards ...
Whatever Happened to Councillors? Problematising the Deficiency Narrative in English Local Politics
Calls for councillors to change are nothing new, even from staunch defenders of local democracy. But one critical question has been sidestepped: Why have councillors been persistently constructed as a ‘problem’ for local ...