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Published: 10 June 2013

336 Pages | 5 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199691876

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The Politics of Expertise

How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain

Matthew Hilton, James McKay, Nicholas Crowson, and Jean-Francois Mouhot

  • Provides the first historical comprehensive survey of the social and political role of NGOs in contemporary Britain
  • Challenges prevalent notions of decline and disengagement in British politics
  • Puts current debates around the 'Big Society' in their historical and contemporary context
  • Adopts an interdisciplinary approach

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