'[An] excellent, clearly-focused book that genuinely takes students beyond the narrowly institutional approach to local government.' - Neil McGarvey, University of Strathclyde
About the Author
ROBERT LEACH is Principal Lecturer in Government at Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University. He is a co-author of Local Government and Thatcherism
, author of British Political Ideologies
and a contributor to a number of other books.
JANIE PERCY SMITH is Principal Lecturer in the Policy Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University where she is engaged in a wide range of research relating to local governance, community development and policy evaluation.