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Volume 45, issue 4, 2019

Community engagement in Australian local governments: a closer look and strategic implications pp. 453-480 Downloads
Helen E. Christensen and Dana McQuestin
Can the cultural environment affect governmental transparency on sustainability? Useful measures for policy makers and practitioners pp. 481-503 Downloads
Mercedes Ruiz-Lozano, Andrés Navarro-Galera, Pilar Tirado-Valencia and Araceli De Los Ríos-Berjillos
Reputation reform strategies in local government: investigating Denmark and Norway pp. 504-525 Downloads
Åshild Skjegstad Lockert, Hilde Bjørnå, Kristian H. Haugen and Heidi Houlberg Salomonsen
Who votes for mayor? Evidence from midsized American cities pp. 526-545 Downloads
Austin M. Aldag
Do the illegal and legal rents of politicians affect municipal election outcomes? Empirical evidence pp. 546-568 Downloads
Bernardino Benito, María-Dolores Guillamón, Ana-María Ríos and Francisco Bastida
Auckland, New Zealand – fair game for central party politics pp. 569-592 Downloads
Karen Webster, Andy Asquith, Maheswaren Rohan, Andrew Cardow and Mandisi Majavu
Governing climate change: polycentricity in action? pp. 593-595 Downloads
Paul Tobin
Power and capacity in urban climate governance: Germany and England compared pp. 595-597 Downloads
Tomas Maltby
Knowledge, policymaking and learning for European cities and regions pp. 597-599 Downloads
Philipp Trein
Performance goals in public management and policy: the nature and implications of goal ambiguity pp. 599-602 Downloads
Thomas Elston

Volume 45, issue 3, 2019

Local emergency management special issue: guest editors’ introduction pp. 293-301 Downloads
Gina Yannitell Reinhardt and Lex Drennan
Local emergency management special issue: a foreword by Dr Barry Quirk CBE pp. 302-307 Downloads
Barry Quirk
The concept of resilience: a bibliometric analysis of the emergency and disaster management literature pp. 308-327 Downloads
Fatih Demiroz and Thomas W. Haase
Resilience policy in practice — Surveying the role of community based organisations in local disaster management pp. 328-349 Downloads
Lex Drennan and Lochlan Morrissey
Local politics in an international context: a linguistic analysis of community resiliency in Memphis, TN pp. 350-371 Downloads
Leah Cathryn Windsor, Andrew J. Hampton, James Grayson Cupit and Alistair James Windsor
Residential taxable value recovery in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina pp. 372-393 Downloads
Skip Krueger, Julie Winkler and Ronald L. Schumann
Using community education interventions to build resilience and avert crises: how accidental dwelling fires decreased in Essex County, UK pp. 394-412 Downloads
Gina Yannitell Reinhardt and Kakia Chatsiou
Perceptions of disaster resilience in four Texas coastal communities pp. 413-432 Downloads
Kirby Goidel, Jennifer A. Horney, Paul M. Kellstedt, Emily Sullivan and Stephanie E. V. Brown
Maintaining the status quo: understanding local use of resilience strategies to address earthquake risk in Oklahoma pp. 433-452 Downloads
Ray HsienHo Chang, Alex Greer, Haley Murphy, Hao-Che (Tristan) Wu and Steven Melton

Volume 45, issue 2, 2019

Coming out of the shadow? Studies of local governments in Central and Eastern Europe in European academic research pp. 153-174 Downloads
Pawel Swianiewicz and Anna Kurniewicz
Dynamic-opportunistic behaviour in local government contracting-out decisions during the electoral cycle pp. 175-195 Downloads
Emilio J. de la Higuera-Molina, Ana M. Plata-Díaz, Antonio M. López-Hernández and José L. Zafra-Gómez
Strengthening the local representative system: the importance of electoral and non-electoral representation pp. 196-218 Downloads
Hester M. van de Bovenkamp and Hans Vollaard
Boundary-spanning strategies for aligning institutional logics: a typology pp. 219-240 Downloads
José Nederhand, Martijn Van Der Steen and Mark Van Twist
The impact of revenue diversification on municipal debts: comparing short-term and long-term debt levels pp. 241-261 Downloads
Jongmin Shon and Junghack Kim
Towards a framework for measuring local government return on investment in arts and cultural development pp. 262-280 Downloads
Trudie Walters, Lisa Chandler and Stephen Clark
Reimagining the future public service workforce pp. 281-283 Downloads
Ian C. Elliott
How far to nudge? Assessing behavioural public policy pp. 283-286 Downloads
Sarah Ball
How far to nudge? Assessing behavioural public policy pp. 286-287 Downloads
Jason Lowther
How language works in politics pp. 288-290 Downloads
Mark Sandford
Kill it to save it: an autopsy of capitalism’s triumph over democracy pp. 290-292 Downloads
Jason Lowther

Volume 45, issue 1, 2019

Territorial reforms in Europe: effects on administrative performance and democratic participation pp. 1-23 Downloads
Falk Ebinger, Sabine Kuhlmann and Joerg Bogumil
Do citizens hold mayors accountable for local conditions? Evidence from Italian municipalities pp. 24-42 Downloads
Giorgio Di Pietro
Political board’s contribution to strategic management: a case study pp. 43-63 Downloads
Roy Liff
Evaluating local government performance in times of crisis pp. 64-100 Downloads
Isabel Narbón-Perpiñá, Maria Balaguer-Coll and Emili Tortosa-Ausina
Managing revenue collection outsourcing in Tanzania’s local government authorities: a case study of Iringa Municipal Council pp. 101-123 Downloads
Michael Greyson Mgonja and Japhace Poncian
Don’t push too hard. Examining the managerial behaviours of local authorities in collaborative networks with nonprofit organisations pp. 124-145 Downloads
Anna Uster, Itai Beeri and Dana Vashdi
Handbook of policy formulation pp. 146-147 Downloads
Jason Lowther
Policy problems and policy design pp. 147-149 Downloads
Nick Turnbull
Substance not spin: an insider’s view of success and failure in government pp. 149-152 Downloads
Jason Lowther

Volume 44, issue 6, 2018

How does intergovernmental fiscal environment affect general fund balances of major American cities? pp. 745-765 Downloads
Yonghong Wu and Yu Shi
How best to open up local democracy? A randomised experiment to encourage contested elections and greater representativeness in English parish councils pp. 766-787 Downloads
Matt Ryan, Gerry Stoker, Peter John, Alice Moseley, Oliver James, Liz Richardson and Matia Vannoni
Querying the resilient local authority: the question of ‘resilience for whom?’ pp. 788-806 Downloads
Amanda Fitzgerald
Grassroots democracy and local government in Northern Syria: the case of democratic confederalism pp. 807-825 Downloads
Nathalie Colasanti, Rocco Frondizi, Joyce Liddle and Marco Meneguzzo
Is regional government-governance nexus delivering on social sustainability promises? Empirical evidence from Moranbah in Australia pp. 826-847 Downloads
Marita Basson, Henriette van Rensburg, Michael Cuthill and Michael O. Erdiaw-Kwasie
Level of services, spatial dependence and allocative efficiency in local governments pp. 848-873 Downloads
Francesco Vidoli and Elisa Fusco
Collaborative leadership and financial sustainability in local government pp. 874-893 Downloads
Jungin Kim
Political leaders and changing local democracy: the European mayor pp. 894-896 Downloads
Rachel Wall
Handbook of social policy evaluation pp. 896-899 Downloads
Jason Lowther
Fiscal decentralization and local finance in developing countries pp. 899-901 Downloads
Kojo Oduro
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