Local Government Reorganisation

Local Government Reorganisation : The Review and its Aftermath

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The Local Government Review raised issues of political process and decision-making theories. The interest lies in the insights provided by academic analysis, and the highlighting of the lessons to be learned. This volume attempts to respond to both these perspectives.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8.13mm | 267g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138995509
  • 9781138995505

Table of contents

Introduction - the continuing relevance of the Local Government Review, Steve Leach; reviewing the Review, Howard Davis; the Local Government Review - a "Policy Process" perspective, Steve Leach; the new public management and the Local Government Review, Robert Leach and Neil Barnett; public choice theory and local government structure - an evaluation of reorganization in Scotland and Wales, George A. Boyne; local government reform in Scotland - managing the transition, Arthur Midwinter and Neil McGarvey; the Local Government Review - an inept process, John Sinnott; LGR - a bizarre can of worms, Tim Mobbs; local government reform in the US - and why it differs so greatly from Britain, Donald F. Norris.show more