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Public value and local communities: A literature review

Public value and local communities: A literature review

Ricardo Blaug, Louise Horner, Amy Kenyon and Rohit Lekhi
01 January 2006

A lack of trust, voter apathy and a perceived lack of responsiveness among public services have contributed to a rising interest in the notion of community. The underlying assumption is that strong, vibrant local communities can help reconnect public services with the public they aim to serve.

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