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  • Chapter 6.2: Scotland: local government and politics

    James Mitchell

    Chapter from the book: Dunleavy, P et al. 2018. The UK's Changing Democracy: The 2018 Democratic Audit.

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    Local authorities play key roles in the devolved government of Scotland, as the only other source of elected legitimacy and as checks and balances on the domestic concentration of power in Scotland’s central institutions. James Mitchell and the Democratic Audit team explore how democratically local councils have operated.

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    Mitchell, J. 2018. Chapter 6.2: Scotland: local government and politics. In: Dunleavy, P et al (eds.), The UK's Changing Democracy. London: LSE Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/book1.u

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    Published on Nov. 1, 2018