Local government today

J.A. Chandler

Local government in the UK has undergone rapid change since 1996. This new edition discusses and analyses these changes, including the complete restructuring of the local government system in England, and the Local Government Bill. The work anlyase the structure, finance, management and democratic framework for local government in Britain. This new edition includes the changes made by Tony Blair's government and an evaluation in a comparative context of the value and effectiveness of the system. A new feature is a running commentary that puts the British system in comparative context and provides basic information on how local government operates in the European Union and the United States

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  • The status of local government in Britain
  • structure and territory
  • the functions of local authorities
  • finance and its control
  • local government and the state
  • stewardship
  • policy making and democracy
  • leaders, councillors and the party systems
  • the bureaucracy and the work force
  • managing the system
  • interests and the media
  • patterns of government
  • the system in comparative context
  • the future of local government.

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書名 Local government today
著作者等 Chandler, J. A.
シリーズ名 Politics today
出版元 Manchester University Press;Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave
刊行年月 2001
版表示 3rd ed
ページ数 xii, 240 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0719060354
NCID BA55969157
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス