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Working through intermediaries

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9781447300069
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781447307648 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0011
Working through intermediaries

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This chapter looks at bridged links between communities and local government and at the various ways in which the relationship between the two is mediated and negotiated by others. Of particular interest is the role of community planning support groups in mediating enhanced understanding between community actors and planners and decision-takers.

Keywords: Community development and support; intermediaries; bridged links; weak ties

Chapter.  4433 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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