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Joined-Up Government for Local and Regional Institutions

Gerry Stoker

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Joined-up government seems to be able to present itself in various forms of being understood in several ways. It is therefore subject to various interpretations and divergent views. Some contend that ... More


Enforcement and compliance in Lima's street markets: the origins and consequences of policy incoherence towards informal traders

Sally Roever

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For decades, excessive and costly regulations have provided strong incentives for people to work outside Peru’s formal economy. In the case of street vending, repeated efforts to govern street ... More


Civil society organizations and local governance in Hong Kong

Eliza Wing-yee Lee

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines political organisation in Hong Kong from the point of view of local governance, and argues that the post-colonial government has continued to rely on structures and machinery ... More


Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new ... More


Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Local government is the hidden leviathan of American politics: it accounts for nearly a tenth of gross domestic product, it collects nearly as much in taxes as the federal government, and its ... More


Conclusion

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

in Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the quality of local governance distinguishes the performance of the revitalization initiatives undertaken in the original urban Empowerment Zones (EZs). Zone ... More


Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More


Grassroots Global Governance: Theory and Process

Craig M. Kauffman

in Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625733
eISBN:
9780190625757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Chapter 2 presents a theory and process model of grassroots global governance. The process has three phases: (1) the diffusion of global ideas to particular localities, (2) local adaptation of global ... More


Tynedale: A Community in Transition, 1296–c. 1400

Keith Stringer

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Under the good lordship of the kings of Scots the liberty of Tynedale played a self-assured and potent role as a focus for the organisation of government, loyalty and community. Yet ... More


From government fragmentation to local governance: welfare reforms and lost opportunities in Italy

Yuri Kazepov and Angela Genova

in Administering welfare reform: International transformations in welfare governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346520
eISBN:
9781447301417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346520.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter looks at the impact of new forms of local governance that are emerging in Italy, as a result of welfare reforms that occurred from 1990 to 2004. The chapter is particularly concerned ... More


More local than local government: the relationship between local government and the neighbourhood agenda

Eileen Lepine and Helen Sullivan

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the relationship between neighbourhood, decentralisation, and elected local government in the context of prevailing central-local relations. It examines the variety of ... More


The Changing Dynamics of Foreign Aid and Democracy in Mozambique

Carrie Manning and Monica Malbrough

in Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unravelling the Impact of Foreign Aid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686285
eISBN:
9780191766206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686285.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This study explores the effects of foreign aid on democracy in Mozambique during the last decade. Aid for democracy built on historic relationships forged between donors and the government during the ... More


Conclusion

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a conclusion and comprises summarized findings. In addition, this chapter addresses a serious challenge that faces most students of institutions: Are institutions epiphenomenal? ... More


Multiple Functions and Institutions: Management Complexity in the Serengeti Ecosystem

Deborah Randall, Anke Fischer, Alastair Nelson, Maurus Msuha, Asanterabi Lowassa, and Camilla Sandström

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The multifunctionality of the Serengeti ecosystem is evident in the range of ecological, economic and socio-cultural goods and services across the landscape and the many institutions designed to ... More


Timor-Leste: Building on Local Governance Structures: Embedding United Nations Peace Efforts from Within

Paula Duarte Lopes

in Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter outlines the role of peace formation in Timor Leste. Only after the last United Nations peace mission exited did the Timorese government have some space and time to seriously address the ... More


The Nexus between Global and Local Governance

Craig M. Kauffman

in Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625733
eISBN:
9780190625757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Chapter 1 presents two research questions: (1) absent global agreement to address global problems, how do things nonetheless get done, and (2) how do ideas regarding the best way to tackle global ... More


Policy analysis in the local councils

Kai-Hung Fang

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Traditionally, the perception of local councillors in Taiwan is often associated with terms such as vote buying, influence peddling, bribery, corruption, incompetence, and unprofessionalism. They ... More


Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Margaret Attwood

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is continuing government pressure on public services to ‘reform’ and change. Expectations of new forms and standards of delivery, joined-up practice, and the re-connection of services to users ... More


Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Craig M Kauffman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625733
eISBN:
9780190625757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by applying global best practices, like Integrated Watershed ... More


Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Ben Hillman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Drawing on more than a decade of fieldwork in a rural southwest China county, this book examines the unwritten rules of Chinese officialdom and suggests that these rules have helped to hold the ... More


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