Modernising English Local GovernmentCitation formats

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Modernising English Local Government : Voice, Loyalty and Exit In the Demise of the English Committee System. / Gains, F.

Reform in Europe: Breaking the Barriers in Government. ed. / Liesbet Heyse; Sandra Resodiharjdo; Tineke Lantink; Berber Lettinga. Aldershot : Ashgate Publishing , 2006. p. 127-138.

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Harvard

Gains, F 2006, Modernising English Local Government: Voice, Loyalty and Exit In the Demise of the English Committee System. in L Heyse, S Resodiharjdo, T Lantink & B Lettinga (eds), Reform in Europe: Breaking the Barriers in Government. Ashgate Publishing , Aldershot, pp. 127-138.

APA

Gains, F. (2006). Modernising English Local Government: Voice, Loyalty and Exit In the Demise of the English Committee System. In L. Heyse, S. Resodiharjdo, T. Lantink, & B. Lettinga (Eds.), Reform in Europe: Breaking the Barriers in Government (pp. 127-138). Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing .

Vancouver

Gains F. Modernising English Local Government: Voice, Loyalty and Exit In the Demise of the English Committee System. In Heyse L, Resodiharjdo S, Lantink T, Lettinga B, editors, Reform in Europe: Breaking the Barriers in Government. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing . 2006. p. 127-138

Author

Gains, F. / Modernising English Local Government : Voice, Loyalty and Exit In the Demise of the English Committee System. Reform in Europe: Breaking the Barriers in Government. editor / Liesbet Heyse ; Sandra Resodiharjdo ; Tineke Lantink ; Berber Lettinga. Aldershot : Ashgate Publishing , 2006. pp. 127-138

Bibtex

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