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BOOK LAUNCH: Local democracy, civic engagement and community: From New Labour to the Big Society

Posted on: March 22, 2013

SML BookCoverLocal democracy, civic engagement and community: From New Labour to the Big Society, the latest book by Dr Hugh Atkinson  (Senior Lecturer in Politics and Public Policy, Department of Social Sciences, London South Bank University) will be launched at the University Staff Lounge at 5 pm on 25 April 2013.

 

Focusing on local democratic politics in Britain over the last decade and a half from the New Labour government to the current coalition government, the book argues that local democracy is a vibrant terrain of innovation, civic engagement and participation and dynamic community activity.

 

Dr Atkinson is a member of the steering group of the London Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

 

Image from Dr Atkinson’s website

 

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