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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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The Nature of British Local Government

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ISBN13: 9780333665695
ISBN: 0333665694
Published: January 2000
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99



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Based on the author's unparalleled in-depth knowledge and experience, this major new book provides a systematic assessment of the diversity and common features of British local government today, set in a clear historical context.

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Subjects:
Local Government Law
Contents:
Introduction: Uniformity and Diversity and Continuity and Change
PART 1: THE IMPACT OF HISTORY
The Carriers of History
Differing Roles and Continuing Themes
The Inherited World of Local Government
PART 2: THE INSTITUTIONAL SETTING
The Institutional Framework
The Conditions of Central-local Relations
PART 3: CHANGE AND THE WORKINGS OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES
Challenges for Change
A Changing Politics Political Structure
Processes and Culture
The Process of Management Change
Change in Officer Structures
The Dynamic of Councillor-officer Relations
Local Authority and Locality
Towards Community Leadership .Conclusion Present and Future