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Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Jones f

Abstract

Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the processes of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic governance. Using case studies from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, the book examines the purported reasons for, and unintended consequences of, the UK's asymmetrical devolution settlement. As well as comparing policy and practice across the four devolved territories, the book also explores instances of good practice associated with devolution. The book advances our knowledge and un ... More

Keywords: Devolution, State Rescaling, Economic Governance, Uneven Development, Territory, Scale

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719076374
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Goodwin, author

Martin Jones, author

Jones f, author