A broad-ranging assessment of continuities and change in local governance in the western industrialized world providing in-depth assessments by leading experts of a wide range of countries exemplifying between them the whole spectrum of types and models of local government systems and networks. A central focus is on the impact of public management reforms, new forms of community governance and changes in central-local relations.
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publisher||Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.|
|Number of pages||312|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|