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Working Across Boundaries: Collaboration in Public Services
The Collaborative Agenda Collaboration and the State Understanding Collaboration Collaboration on Cross-Cutting Issues Collaboration Across Sectors Building Capacity for Collaboration The Dynamics ofExpand
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Public Participation and Collaborative Governance
This paper draws on the findings of a study within the ESRC's Democracy and Participation Programme. It explores the processes of participation within deliberative forums – such as user panels, youthExpand
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Power, Participation and Political Renewal: Case studies in public participation
Introduction Participation in context Inclusive democracy and social movements Shaping public participation: public bodies and their publics Re-forming services Neighbourhood and community governanceExpand
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How low can you go? Rationales and challenges for neighbourhood governance
Associated with innovation in both democratic practice and service design, neighbourhoods are high on policy agendas across Europe. Drawing upon classic debates about size and devolution, the articleExpand
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Constituting ‘the public’ in public participation
The emphasis on public participation in contemporary policy discourse has prompted the development of a wide range of forums within which dialogue takes place between citizens and officials. OftenExpand
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Like a Horse and Carriage or a Fish on a Bicycle: How Well do Local Partnerships and Public Participation go Together?
Partnership and participation have co-evolved as key instruments of New Labour's agenda for the ‘modernisation’ and ‘democratic renewal‘ of British local government. It is often assumed thatExpand
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Recent research: The micro-politics of deliberation: Case studies in public participation
The contemporary emphasis on public participation in policy making derives both from concerns to increase the legitimacy of public decision making and to develop more dialogic forms of governance,Expand
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Leadership for Collaboration
Abstract ‘Leadership’ and ‘collaboration’ are integral to twenty-first century governance and management but, despite a growing literature, understanding about leadership for collaboration isExpand
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Stretched to the limit? The impact of Local Public Service Agreements on service improvement and central – local relations
Abstract Local Public Service Agreements (LPSAs) are one of a number of policy instruments introduced by New Labour to facilitate service improvement in local government. Situating LPSAs in debatesExpand
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