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Partner and Contractor to Government

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Modern chambers rely to a major extent on government finance through contracts. Early relationships developed through municipal improvement and local partnerships. This expanded to cover various ... More


New Labour

J. A. Chandler

in Explaining Local Government: Local Government in Britain since 1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067068
eISBN:
9781781701355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067068.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

How new is New Labour? As the tenor of this book indicates, there are no instant revolutions in British government, rather a gradual evolution of ideas towards eventual change, either through ... More


Then, Now, and the Future

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter concludes that the chambers have shown remarkable durability by being adaptable to new needs, and diversifying their service bundle over time. However, the 1980s seem to have become ... More


Governing local partnerships: does external steering help local agencies address wicked problems?

Steve Martin and Valeria Guarneros-Meza

in Rethinking policy and politics: Reflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447319467
eISBN:
9781447319474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319467.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Partnerships have played an increasingly prominent role in local governance and there has been considerable debate about the impact which self-organising capacity and government intervention have on ... More


Strategic, multilevel neighbourhood regeneration: an outward-looking approach at last?

Annette Hastings

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the outward-looking, multilevel neighbourhood-regeneration approach in Great Britain. It describes the Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs) in England and the Community Planning ... More


Running the council or leading the community? A mayoral dichotomy

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter evaluates how elected mayors face the competing pressures of both running a large public service bureaucracy that is a council and leading the local community. The tension between ... More


Stewardship Agreements: The Weaverville Community Forest, California

Pat Frost

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The 13,000-acre Weaverville Community Forest in northern California is on land owned by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service and managed through stewardship agreements (one with each ... More


The statistics of devolution

David Byrne

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews the forms of statistical information available across devolved levels of governance in the UK. The focus is not only on statistics from the devolved nations – Scotland, Wales and ... More


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