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  • An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities 

    Tait, Elizabeth (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
  • Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. 

    Morrison, James (Peter Lang https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2, 2011-06-16)
    MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. The end of journalism. Oxford: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2
    If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...