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.
The John Stewart Prize for Best Article
|2015 - Winner||Paul Bunyan||Regenerating the City: People, Politics, Power and the Public Sphere||41||3|
|2015 - Early Stage Career Prize||Jens Nilsson||Local Political Decision-Making: A Case of Rationality or Appropriateness?||41||6|
|2014 - Winner||Pawel Swianiewicz||An Empirical Typology of Local Government Systems in Eastern Europe||40||2|
|2014 - 2nd Place||Colin Cresswell, Jonathan Moizer & Jonathan Lean||The Role of Organisational Culture in the Merger of English Local Authorities into a Single Unitary Authority||40||3|
|2014 - 3rd Plance||Peter John||The Great Survivor: The Persistence and Resilience of English Local Government||40||5|