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Partnership: issues of policy and negotiation

Mackintosh, Maureen (1992). Partnership: issues of policy and negotiation. Local Economy, 7(3) pp. 210–224.

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Abstract

"Partnership" has become one of the code words of our times. Being a partial euphemism and a token of political negotiation, the concept of "partnership" contains a very high level of ambiguity. Partnership schemes are rarely well defined one-off deals between partners with clearly differentiated goals, but rather sites of continuing political and economic renegotiation. It is the purpose of this paper to try to capture some characteristic aspects of this conflict and renegotiation in a number of recent local government partnership schemes.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0269-0942
Keywords: partnership; negotiation; local government
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Economics
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 67315
Depositing User: Maureen Mackintosh
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2019 10:02
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 00:18
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/67315
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