Retrieving The Big Society
September 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Retrieving the Big Society presents a collection of essays that challenge the view of
’s Big Society as a political gimmick and recognise it as an alternative to the central state in social and economic governance.
- Offers an original and critical take on the idea of the Big Society
- Attempts to make sense of the Big Society by placing in the context of the history of localism, mutualism, and voluntarism
- Features contributions by experts on British politics and political theory