Publishing with Purpose
Policies, Practices and Outcomes
In this comprehensive account, Janice Morphet analyses the role and use of outsourcing within the UK public sector since the mid-1970s and illustrates the impact it has had on ideology, policy narratives and public expectations in the present.
Recentralising the British State Beyond Brexit?
This topical book explores how the public perception of the UK decentralized governments has changed during the pandemic and uses case studies to discuss the actions taken by central government to undermine the devolution settlement, making a vital contribution to the future options for the UK within the context of Brexit and what follows.
Challenging Austerity Through Municipal Entrepreneurialism
This book provides crucial insight into the fight back against austerity by local authorities through emerging forms of municipal entrepreneurialism in housing delivery, examines what this means for the changing relationship between local and central government and provides new ways of thinking about meeting housing need within and beyond the UK.
An Effective Practice Approach
Janice Morphet sets out and analyses the key components of infrastructure delivery in Britain, both at national and neighbourhood level, situating this within international, European and domestic economic, territorial and social policy.
Theory and Practice
Written by an experienced author and widely respected academic, this valuable book asks whether the planning system is to blame for the frequent criticism it receives and discusses the ways in which management theories, tools and techniques can be applied to planning.
How Europe shapes British public policy examines the development of the EU as a sectarian issue in the UK. It discusses the effects of disengagement through the political practices of policy making and the implications that this has had for depoliticisation in government and the civil service.