This introductory textbook provides an historical overview of developments in local government in postwar Britain.
Examines role of local government both as partner and as agent of central ministries
Based substantially on original research, yet written accessibly for beginning students and general readers
Ken Young is the leading authority in this field, and Nirmala Rao a much- respected younger scholar
About the Author
Ken Young is Vice-Principal of Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London. Nirmala Rao is Lecturer in the Department of Social Policy and Politics at Goldsmith's College, University of London.