Journal Article


Can Local Democracy Survive Governance?

Published on 1 May 2000

This paper will review the way in which initiatives to extend local democracy within a UK local government context have worked out in practice over the past two decades; explore the changing context within which these initiatives have taken place; and assess the possibilities for the future of local democracy. In the process, it will show how a relatively simple theoretical idea has become extremely complex in practice


Danny Burns

Professorial Research Fellow

Publication details

published by
Sage Journals
Burns, D.
Urban Studies, volume 37, issue 5-6


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