let’s do this
Keywords:localism, governance, devolution, subsidiarity, delegation, commmunities, well-being, purpose
This article explores the emergence of localism as a key concept in local governance. It distinguishes between devolution, subsidiarity and localism, and examines how current policy development in New Zealand still reflects a very top-down understanding of governance. It then argues that local government has all the powers required to put in place a radical practice of localism and explains how.
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