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Conversation #48: The radical right threat to cities and communities (2022)
Digital Artefact
Hambleton, R. (2022). Conversation #48: The radical right threat to cities and communities. [Website article]

This short article examines the growing influence of right-wing parties on local politics in Europe. It suggests that the rise of the radical right is not, as some commentators have claimed, a new phenomenon. Rather, the article explains that right... Read More about Conversation #48: The radical right threat to cities and communities.

Global Displacement in the 21st Century - Towards an Ethical Framework (2022)
Book
Cole, P. (2022). Global Displacement in the 21st Century - Towards an Ethical Framework. Edinburgh University Press

In this book Phillip Cole calls for a radical review of what international protection looks like and who is entitled to it. The book brings together different issues of forced displacement to provide a systematic overview. It draws attention to group... Read More about Global Displacement in the 21st Century - Towards an Ethical Framework.

Global Politics in a Post-Truth Age (2022)
Book
Ahmadzai, A., Balla, E., Hansen, E. S., Hyvönen, A., Lee, T. M. L., Makris, S., …Viparelli, I. (2022). S. McGlinchey, L. S. Lin, Z. S. Balci, & P. Vernon (Eds.). Global Politics in a Post-Truth Age. Bristol, UK: E-International Relations

This book brings together ten chapters that reflect upon the state of global, regional and national politics in the twenty-first century within the context of post-truth. The Oxford Dictionary’s definition of post-truth describes it as circumstances... Read More about Global Politics in a Post-Truth Age.

The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective (2022)
Report
Paddeu, D. (2022). The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective. Online: Local Government Association

The Local Government Association commissioned Dr Daniela Paddeu of the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, to carry out independent research to explore the role of local authorities in co-designing and implementing su... Read More about The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective.

The Bristol referendum 2022: Thinking through the options (2022)
Digital Artefact
Hambleton, R., Sweeting, D., & Oliver, T. (2022). The Bristol referendum 2022: Thinking through the options. [Online article]

This short article outlines the differences between the mayoral model of decision-making (in which citizens directly elect the city leader) and the committee system of decision-making (in which elected councillors choose who will be the leader of the... Read More about The Bristol referendum 2022: Thinking through the options.