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Local Government in Europe : Trends and Developments - Richard Batley

Local Government in Europe

Trends and Developments

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Published: 17th May 1991
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Written by experts from all over Europe, this book provides an overview of issues and developments in European local government and in-depth analysis of its changing status, functions, management and control in each of the main countries. 'Local Government in Europe' is a stimulating and thought-provoking book, well produced and attractively presented by the publishers, which adds to the incentive to read it rather than just buy it and shelve it for future use'. John Benington, Public Administration.

List of Tables - Notes on the Contributors - Foreword - Acknowledgements - Introduction: Trends in Western European Local Government; G.Stoker - Western European Local Government in Comparative Perspective; A.Norton - Trends in Local Autonomy and Democracy: Reflections from a European Perspective; P.Blair - The Restructuring of Local Government in England and Wales; P.John - Customer-Orientated Service Delivery in German Local Administration; D.Grunow - Public Goods and Private Operators in France; D.Lorrain - Italian Local Services: The Difficult Road Towards Privatisation; B.Dente - Experiences and Experiments in Dutch Local Government; H.A.G.M.Bekke - The System of Local Government in Portugal; A.Pereira - Improving Access to Administration in Spain; J.F.Mateo - Local Government in Ireland; T.J.Barrington - The Changing Local Government and Politics of Sweden; A.Gustafsson - Key Issues in the Local Government Debate in Denmark; O.Nissen - The 'Free Local Government' Experiment in Norway; P.Lodden - Comparisons and Lessons; R.Batley

ISBN: 9780333554807
ISBN-10: 0333554809
Series: Trends and Developments
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 253
Published: 17th May 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.7  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1