It is the world of the headteacher, doctor or bank manager whose word was deferred to and it is a vision of a society that is essentially passive.
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A new landscape for economic development is emerging. But is the shrinking of the state resulting in new thinking? Clare Goff reports
Already 2011 is turning into a strange and uncomfortable year. The discomfort has been widely predicted, and many are already experiencing it as regeneration programmes have ended, community infrastructure is under threat and jobs are being lost.
What can we learn from the winners of the annual Urbanism Awards?
I recently predicted that 2011 would be a ‘bloodbath’ for the sector. Perhaps unsurprisingly my comments attracted a mixed reaction.
I was born into local government and brought up to love it. Not its pomposity, ceremony or status but its capacity to change peoples lives.
Entrepreneur Paul Barry-Walsh firmly believes it’s time government took a back seat and left it to charities like his own to support the disadvantaged. Clare Goff meets him
Can the government’s ‘radical’ welfare reforms succeed where others have failed? Matthew Jackson discovers alternative ideas in Bristol and Gareth Brown pores over the detail of the white paper
After overcoming scepticism and beginning to take root, can participatory budgeting survive cutbacks and become a potent symbol of localism? Clare Goff reports