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Publications

Forthcoming Publications

Davies J S and Imbroscio D eds, 2007, Theories of Urban Politics. 2nd Ed. Sage.

Davies J S, 2006, The Limits of Partnership. Gross J and Hambleton R (eds) Governing Cities in a Global Area. University of Chicago Press.

Davies J S ed, forthcoming, Innovations in urban politics. London, Routledge.

Davies J S, forthcoming, Against New Labour: A Radical Agenda for Local Government Reform. Local Government Studies.

 

Papers in Draft

Davies J S, Against partnerships: outsider strategies for democratic inclusion.

Davies J S, The exclusionary dynamics of social inclusion policy: testimonies from Hulland Dundee

Davies J S, The antinomies of third way institution building: the case of local strategic partnerships. Under review at Environment and Planning C: Policy and Politics

Davies J S, New Deal for Communities: A challenge to New Labour’s hegemonic project?

Davies J S, After Pluralism: Unpacking New Labour’s hegemonic project.

 

2005

Journal Articles

Davies J S (2005), Local Governance and the Dialectics of Hierarchy, Market and Network. Policy Studies 26(3) 311-335.

Davies J S (2005), Editorial: The Case for Urban Politics. Policy Studies 26(3) 235-239.

Davies J S (2005), The Social Exclusion Debate: Strategies, Controversies, Dilemmas. Policy Studies. 26(1) 3-27.

Published Reports

Davies J S (2005), Five peer review pilots: findings and comparisons. (Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium, Research Paper 43, ISBN 1-874246-49-1)

 

2004

Journal Articles

Davies J S (2004), Conjuncture or Disjuncture? An Institutionalist Analysis of Local Regeneration Partnerships in the UK. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 28(3) 570-585 . Warwick Business School Excellence in Publishing Award, 2004.

Davies J S (2004) Can’t Foxes be Hedgehogs too? Reply to Clarence N Stone. Journal of Urban Affairs 26(1) 27-33

Davies J S and Freeman M (2004), Quaker Politics in Late Victorian England. Quaker Studies 9(1) 95-113.

Davies J S (2004) The Foundation as a Political Actor: The Case of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. Political Quarterly 75(3) 275-284

Published Reports

Davies J S and Rust M (2004), Report of Peer Review Visit to Wolverhampton LSP on 17th October 2003, (Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium, Research Paper 43, ISBN 1-874246-49-1)

Davies J S (2004) What’s Happening to Local Politics? The Challenge of Revitalising Local Democracy (Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium, Research Paper 42, ISBN 1-874246-44-0)

 

2003

Journal Articles

Davies J S (2003) Partnerships versus Regimes: Why Regime Theory Cannot Explain Urban Coalitions in the UK. Journal of Urban Affairs 25(3) 253-269 Best Paper, 33rd Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association, Cleveland Ohio, April 2003.

Davies J S and Freeman M (2003), Education for Citizenship: The JRCT and the Educational Settlement Movement. History of Education 32(3) 303-318

 

2002

Journal Articles

Davies J S (2002) The Governance of Urban Regeneration: A Critique of the ‘Governing without Government’ Thesis. Public Administration 80(2) 301-322

Davies J S (2002), Urban Regime Theory: a Normative-Empirical Critique. Journal of Urban Affairs 24(1) 1-17

Book Chapter

Davies J S (2002), Local Regeneration Partnerships under New Labour: A Case of Creeping Centralisation. Glendenning C, Powell M and Rummery K (eds) Partnerships, New Labour and The Governance of Welfare (Policy Press) 167-182

Published Reports

Davies J S (2002) Report of Stakeholder Engagement in LSPs (Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium, Research Paper 40, ISBN 1-874246-34-3)

 

 

2001

Monograph

Davies J S (2001) Partnerships and Regimes: The Politics of Urban Regeneration in the UK (Aldershot, Ashgate)

Published Reports

Davies J S (2001) The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and Political Democracy (Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust)

Geddes M, Moran D and Davies J S (2001), Towards Joined Up Local Governance? The Experience of WarwickConsortium Authorities in Establishing Local Strategic Partnerships (Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium Research Paper 38, ISBN 1-874246-28-9)

 

2000

Journal Articles

Davies J S (2000), The Hollowing out of Local Democracy and the ‘Fatal Conceit ’ of Governing Without Government. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations 2(3) 414-428

 

1999

Journal Articles

Evans M G and Davies J S (1999), Transferncia de Politicas: Una perspectiva multi-disciplinalia, Gestion y Politica Publica, Vol VIII, No 2, pp. 201-246

Evans M G and Davies J S (1999), Understanding Policy Transfer: A Multi-Level, Multi-Disciplinary Perspective. Public Administration 77(2) 361-385

 

1997

Working Papers

Davies J S and Evans M G (1997), Unpacking Policy Transfer Analysis: The Case of Local Agenda 21 (University of York, Department of Politics Working Paper No 13)

 

1996

Working Papers

Davies J S (1996), Urban Regime Theory in Critical Perspective: A Case Study of Regeneration Policy in the LondonBorough of Merton (University of York, Department of Politics Papers in Policy and Politics No 3, ISBN 0-9519980 32 X)

 

Published Reports

Davies J S (1996), Soccer in Urban Parks: A Policy Framework for the Millennium (London Borough of Merton)

 

Recent Conference Presentations

 

  • 3rd ECPR Conference, Corvinus University of Budapest, 8-10 September 2005, The antinomies of third way institution building: the case of local strategic partnerships.
  • Urban Affairs Association 35th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, 13-16 April 2005. The Antinomies of third way institution building: the case of local strategic partnerships.
  • Department of Political Science, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 8th April 2005. Bringing Conflict Back In: Local Governance and the Dialectics of Hierarchy, Market and Network.
  • World-wide Universities Public Policy Network Workshop on Strategic Management in Urban Governance, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 29-30 October 2004. The Social Exclusion Debate: Strategies, Controversies, Dilemmas.
  • Political Studies Association Annual Meeting, Lincoln University, 6th April 2004, Urban Regeneration Partnerships: A Challenge to New Labour’s Hegemonic Project?