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Local democracy, civic engagement and community : from New Labour to the big society / Hugh Atkinson.

Author/Creator:
Atkinson, Hugh (Hugh Parker)
Publication:
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 180 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Local government -- Great Britain -- Citizen participation.
Political participation -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1997-2007.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 2007-.
Contents:
1. The theoretical context
2. Civic engagement and political participation: debates and evidence
3. The challenge of local democracy, civic engagement and community: an agenda for change?
4. Local democracy at the formal level
5. Opening up local democracy beyond the formal realm
6. Local services, community and civic engagement
7. Regeneration and sustainability.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-169) and index.
ISBN:
9780719079115 (hbk.)
071907911X (hbk.)
OCLC:
778270619