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Local Government Studies Prizes

Local Government Studies

About the prize

Local Government Studies awards two prizes every year, the John Stewart Prize for Best Article and the LGS prize for an early stage career researcher.

The John Stewart Prize is awarded annually following a rigorous process of review by members of the Local Government Studies editorial board. On this page we have featured the winning articles from 2016, as well as past winners.

These acclaimed papers have been made free to access, so just click the below links to enjoy award-winning research.



Local Government Studies

Table of Contents for Local Government Studies. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

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The John Stewart Prize for Best Article

YearAuthor(s)ArticleVolumeIssue
2015 - WinnerPaul Bunyan
Regenerating the City: People, Politics, Power and the Public Sphere413
2015 - Early Stage Career PrizeJens Nilsson
Local Political Decision-Making: A Case of Rationality or Appropriateness?416
2014 - WinnerPawel Swianiewicz
An Empirical Typology of Local Government Systems in Eastern Europe402
2014 - 2nd PlaceColin Cresswell, Jonathan Moizer & Jonathan Lean
The Role of Organisational Culture in the Merger of English Local Authorities into a Single Unitary Authority403
2014 - 3rd PlancePeter John
The Great Survivor: The Persistence and Resilience of English Local Government405

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