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There is no crisis of civic participation: The Big Society risks undermining the integrity of both state and civil society

Lewis, David (2011) There is no crisis of civic participation: The Big Society risks undermining the integrity of both state and civil society. British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Jan 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

David Cameron’s Big Society idea is ambitious but its implications are far from straightforward. David Lewis argues that the government’s attempt to reshape relationships between citizens, state, and market may rapidly become a political liability and burden voluntary groups and charities with responsibilities that they may be unable to deliver on.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 17:03
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/31988/

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