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Local Government in the United Kingdom

  • Authors
  • David Wilson
  • Chris Game
  • Steve Leach
  • Gerry Stoker
Textbook

Part of the Government Beyond the Centre book series (GBC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Local Government: The Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 3-10
    3. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 11-28
    4. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 29-40
    5. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 41-60
    6. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 61-78
    7. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 79-94
    8. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 95-116
    9. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 117-131
    10. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 132-158
    11. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 159-180
  3. The Politics and People of Local Government

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 183-203
    3. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 204-227
    4. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 228-244
    5. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 245-268
    6. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 269-277
    7. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 278-293
  4. An Agenda of Change

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 297-308
    3. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 309-323
    4. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 324-339
    5. David Wilson, Chris Game, Steve Leach, Gerry Stoker
      Pages 340-355
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 356-377

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a basic, straightforward and up to date introduction to British local government in clear and non-technical language. Recent years have seen local government become an issue of high political salience and continuing financial and structural changes promise to keep it centre stage for some time to come. Placing recent events in context, Local Government in the United Kingdom provides an ideal text for students encountering local government for the first time.

Keywords

Government Nation organization politics

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