Areas of research expertise reflect the Unit’s aim to be in the vanguard of research on major policy and theoretical issues, and include:
Urban governance transformations in the context of crisis
Network Governance: A Tool for Understanding Russian Policy Making?
AHRC/RSA Citizen Power in Peterborough collaborative research project: Understanding the impacts of citizen participation in Peterborough
COST IS1207 - Local Public Sector Reforms: An International Comparison - LocRef
Democratic legitimacy by performance
Political and Constitutional Reform Committee: Prospects for Codifying the Relationships between Local and Central Government
Regenerating Urban Neighbourhoods (RUN): An internationally comparative research project
Pathways to Politics
Empowering communities to influence local decision making
Policy delivery implications of local initiatives to empower community
Local democracy in Lesotho: current strengths and challenges Regenerating Urban Neighbourhoods (RUN): An internationally comparative research project
Comparing local e-democracy: Experiences from Europe and the USA Meta-evaluation of the Local Government Modernisation Agenda
Council of Europe: Road testing the CLEAR participation model National Project on Local e-Democracy
Faith, hope and clarity: Developing and testing a model of faith group involvement in civil renewal making democratic institutions work: an analytical summary of the Council of Europe's acquis
Domestic Management of Terrorist Attacks Fitness for Purpose II
Electronic voting emerging good practice in new council constitutions
Local political leadership: a comparative study. The locality effect: local government and citizen participation
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