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Localism the American way


  • Richard S Grayson


Richard S Grayson suggests that in making democratic localism work, the UK could look more at the United States' radically decentralised system. Using the example of Newark's pioneering mayor Cory Booker, he argues that strong elected mayors can bring about significant change, even in difficult circumstances. Copyright (c) 2010 The Author. Public Policy Research (c) 2010 ippr.

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  • Richard S Grayson, 2010. "Localism the American way," Public Policy Review, Institute for Public Policy Research, vol. 17(2), pages 75-79.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:ppolre:v:17:y:2010:i:2:p:75-79

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