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Decentralisation and political capacity building in Brittany

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780719070921
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781701362 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0005
Decentralisation and political capacity building in Brittany

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This chapter addresses the theme of decentralisation and political capacity building in Brittany. Venturing inside the Brittany regional council provides an opportunity to investigate the functioning of the region as a political institution, and to explore the theme of public policy-making within Brittany. The discussion argues that the influence of the French regions (and Brittany in particular) is tied up with interdependent policy-making and the quality of horizontal and vertical relationships. The chapter's conclusion focuses upon the regional political space and the constraints and opportunities faced by governors in Brittany.

Keywords: decentralisation; political capacity building; French regions; Brittany; regional political space; political institution; public policy-making

Chapter.  10346 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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