Debate: A Big Society needs an active state

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    The state has become unfashionable again in the United Kingdom (UK). Following a brief flirtation with it as an agent for good under New Labour, the current financial crisis and the ideological preferences of the coalition government mean that the state is now regarded at best as an outmoded way of meeting needs, and at worst a block to citizen action, business entrepreneurship and efficient service delivery
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)145-148pp
    JournalPolicy and Politics
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


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