Urban Consumption, edited by Peter W. Newton

  title={Urban Consumption, edited by Peter W. Newton},
  author={Malcolm Campbell},
  journal={Urban Research \& Practice},
  pages={369 - 371}
  • M. Campbell
  • Published 5 October 2012
  • Political Science
  • Urban Research & Practice
that can demand a responsive state or community groups that step up to replace the state. This makes it difficult to formulate relevant lessons for the Big Society. The authors seem to assume that Cameron plans to replace local governments with community organizations and they warn that it is not possible to build capacity in such a sustainable way and that communities will need constant funding to be able to stand up against planners and to demand responsive government. I think that this book…