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Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James and Martin, Stephen 2017. Defining, achieving and evaluating collaborative outcomes: a theory of change approach. Public Management Review 10.1080/14719037.2017.1383782
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Bellò, Benedetta, Downe, James, Andrews, Rhys and Martin, Stephen 2017. Does austerity drive public service innovation? Evidence from shared senior management teams in local government. Public Money & Management
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Entwistle, Thomas, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2016. Reframing governance: competition, fatalism and autonomy in central-local relations. Public Administration 94 (4) , pp. 897-914. 10.1111/padm.12210
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Downe, James Daniel, Cowell, Richard John Westley and Morgan, Karen 2016. What determines ethical behavior in public organizations: is it rules and/or leadership? Public Administration Review 76 (6) , pp. 898-909. 10.1111/puar.12562
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Huxley, Katy Laura, Andrews, Rhys William, Downe, James and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2016. Administrative traditions and citizen participation in public policy: a comparative study of France, Germany, the UK and Norway. Policy & Politics 44 (3) , pp. 383-402. 10.1332/030557315X14298700857974
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Martin, Stephen James, Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel and Grace, Clive 2016. Analysing performance assessment in public services: how useful is the concept of a performance regime? Public Administration 94 (1) , pp. 129-145. 10.1111/padm.12206
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Andrews, Rhys William, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Downe, James Daniel 2016. Public management reforms and social cohesion in Europe: the view from the top. Public Management Review 18 (4) , pp. 558-582. 10.1080/14719037.2015.1014399
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Doering, Heike, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2015. Regulating public services: how public managers respond to external performance assessment. Public Administration Review 75 (6) , pp. 867-877. 10.1111/puar.12400
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Andrews, Rhys William, Downe, James Daniel and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2014. Contracting for social cohesion: Can Local Area Agreements make a difference? Policy & Politics 42 (4) , pp. 477-493. 10.1332/030557312X655657

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Martin, Stephen James 2014. The multi-level governance of Wales: layer cake or marble cake? The British Journal of Politics and International Relations 16 (2) , pp. 310-325. 10.1111/j.1467-856X.2012.00541.x

Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2014. Putting the citizen at the centre? Assembling local government policy in Wales. Local Government Studies 40 (1) , pp. 65-82. 10.1080/03003930.2012.707616

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, Karen 2014. Managing politics? Ethics regulation and conflicting conceptions of 'good conduct'. Public Administration Review 74 (1) , pp. 29-38. 10.1111/puar.12135
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Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, Sandra 2013. New development: All change? Performance assessment regimes in UK local government. Public Money & Management 33 (4) , pp. 277-280. 10.1080/09540962.2013.799816
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Downe, James Daniel, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Chen, Alex and Morgan, Karen 2013. The determinants of public trust in English local government: How important is the ethical behaviour of elected councillors? International Review of Administrative Sciences 79 (4) , pp. 597-617. 10.1177/0020852313501270

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, Tony 2012. Learning from complex policy evaluations. Policy and Politics 40 (4) , pp. 505-523. 10.1332/030557312X645766

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2012. Self regulation in public services: from top down inspection to sector led improvement in English local government. Presented at: BAM2012 - British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September 2012.

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2012. Collaborative Public Services Management: Rhetoric or Reality? Presented at: BAM2012 - British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September 2012.

Nutley, Sandra Margaret, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Grace, Clive 2012. Policy transfer and convergence within the UK: the case of local government performance improvement regimes. Policy & Politics 40 (2) , pp. 193-209. 10.1332/147084411X581880

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Chen, Alex 2012. Public confidence and public services: it matters what you measure. Policy & Politics 40 (1) , pp. 120-140. 10.1332/147084411X581862

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, Karen 2012. Managing Politics? Good conduct and ethics regulation in English local government. Presented at: XVI IRSPM 2012 - XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, 11-13 April 2012.
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Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2012. Performance management meets partnership working: the case of Comprehensive Area Assessments in England. Presented at: XVI IRSPM 2012 - XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, 11-13 April 2012.

Downe, James Daniel 2011. Evaluation of the Scrutiny Development Fund in Wales. Presented at: Wales Scrutiny Champions Network, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, UK, 18 November 2011.

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley and Downe, James Daniel 2011. Promoting civic culture by supporting citizenship: what difference can local government make? Public Administration 89 (2) , pp. 595-610. 10.1111/j.1467-9299.2010.01875.x

Andrews, Rhys William, Downe, James Daniel and Guarneros-Meza, Valeria 2011. Contracting for social cohesion: do local area agreements make a difference? Presented at: Annual Conference of the EGPA 2011: PSG II: Performance in Public Sector, Bucharest, Romania, 7-10 September 2011. Proceedings of the Public Sector Performance study Group EGPA 2011. European Group of Public Administration,

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, Karen 2011. The ethical framework for local government in England: is it having any effect and why? Public Management Review 13 (3) , pp. 433-457. 10.1080/14719037.2011.553292

Downe, James Daniel, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Chen, A. and Morgan, K. 2011. The determinants of public trust in English local government: performance, standards of conduct or socio-economic. Presented at: 33rd European Group of Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, Bucharest, Romania, 7-10 September 2011.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, T. 2011. Can Government policies improve local public services? An assessment of the impacts of top-down reform strategies. Presented at: Association for Public Policy and Analysis (APPAM) International Academic Conference, Moscow, Russia, 28-29 June 2011.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, K. 2011. Managing politics? Good conduct and ethics regulation in English local government. Presented at: Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 31 March - 1 April 2010.

Hayden, Carol, Jenkins, Laura, Rickey, Benedict, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James, Chan, Debbie Lee, McLarty, Kirstin, Pierce, Anna and Collins, Ben 2010. Comprehensive Area Assessment: An evaluation of year 1. London: Shared Intelligence. Available at: http://archive.audit-commission.gov.uk/auditcommis...

Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Entwhistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2010. How to understand citizen engagement? The making the connections document, Wales. Presented at: WISERD Seminar The understanding of citizen engagement by local authorities and the Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff, UK, 8 March 2010.

Martin, Stephen James, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Downe, James Daniel and Entwhistle, Thomas Walter 2010. Central-local partnership in Wales: the whole truth, a half truth or nothing like the truth? Presented at: Political Studies Association Specialist Group Conference: British and Comparative Territorial Policies, Oxford, UK, 7-8 January 2010.

Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Grace, Clive 2010. Policy transfer and local government performance improvement regimes. Presented at: 14th Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Bern, Switzerland, 7-9 April 2010.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2010. Theories of public service improvement: A comparative analysis of local performance assessment frameworks. Public Management Review 12 (5) , pp. 663-678. 10.1080/14719031003633201

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, Sandra Margaret 2010. Validity, utilization and evidence-based policy: the development and impact of performance improvement regimes in local public services. Evaluation 16 (1) , pp. 31-42. 10.1177/1356389009350119

Guarneros-Meza, Valeria, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel and Entwistle, Thomas Walter 2010. Interpreting citizen engagement in Wales: a governmantality approach. Presented at: Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 31 March - 2 April 2010.

Downe, James Daniel 2010. Organizational learning. In: Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Boyne, George Alexander and Entwistle, Thomas Walter eds. Public Service Improvement: Theories and Evidence, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 184-204.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, Karen 2009. Has the New Standards Framework really made a difference? Municipal Journal , pp. 26-27.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel and Morgan, Karen 2009. The Ethical Framework for Local Government in England – is it having any effect and why? Presented at: First Global Dialogue - 'Governing good and governing well': The first global dialogue on ethical and effective governance, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28-30 May 2009.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James and Morgan, Karen 2009. Assessing the impact and effectiveness of the ethical framework in local government in England: first interim report to the Standards Board for England. Cardiff: Centre for Local and Regional Government Research, Cardiff University. Available at: http://www.standardsforengland.gov.uk/Resources/Re...

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Downe, James Daniel, Guarneros-Meza, Valeria and Martin, Stephen James 2009. Intergovernmental relations in Wales: having your cake and eating it? Presented at: Public Administration Committee (PAC) Conference 2009, Pontypridd, UK, 7-9 September 2009.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Bovaird, T. 2009. Evidence based policy making? Meta-evaluation in the real world. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) 31st Annual Research Conference, Washington DC, USA, 5-7 November 2009.

Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive and Nutley, S. 2009. Performance improvement regimes: a theoretical framework for the analysis of public services audit and inspection. Presented at: 13th Annual IRSPM Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 April 2009. pp. 61-73.

Bovaird, Tony, Löffler, Elke and Downe, James Daniel 2009. Co-production of public services and public policies: the role of emerging technologies. In: Gøtze, John and Pedersen, Christian Bering eds. State of the eUnion - Government 2.0 and Onwards., Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, pp. 263-280.

Morgan, Karen Jeanette, Cowell, Richard John Westley and Downe, James Daniel 2009. Civilising politics? The impacts of the ethical framework for local government in England. Presented at: 7th Workshop of the EGPA Study Group, Malta,

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley and Downe, James Daniel 2008. Support for active citizenship and public service performance: an empirical analysis of English local authorities. Policy & Politics 36 (2) , pp. 225-243. 10.1332/030557308783995044

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, David 2008. Supporting Effective Citizenship in Local Government: Engaging, Educating and Empowering Local Citizens. Local Government Studies 34 (4) , pp. 489-507. 10.1080/03003930802217462

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best value audits in Scotland: winning without scoring? Presented at: nternational Research Society for Public Management Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 26th-28th March 2008.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Chen, A. 2008. Making sense of service improvement: an empirical analysis of public confidence in local government. Presented at: International Research Society for Public Management Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 26th - 28th March 2008.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best value audits in Scotland: winning without scoring? Public Money and Management 28 (2) , pp. 77-84.

Bovaird, T. and Downe, James Daniel 2008. Innovation in public engagement and co-production of services. [Discussion Paper]. Cardiff: Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University.

Cowell, Richard John Westley, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Downe, James Daniel, Skelcher, C., Bovaird, T. and Chen, A. 2008. Meta-evaluation of the local government modernisation agenda: the state of local democracy: the impact of policy changes on accountaibility and public confidence. London: Department for Communities and Local Government.

Downe, James Daniel 2008. Inspection of local government services. In: Davis, Howard and Martin, Stephen James eds. Public services inspection in the UK, Research highlights in social work, vol. 50. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 19-36.

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Martin, Stephen James and Nutley, Sandra 2008. Best Value Audits in Scotland: Winning Without Scoring? Public Money and Management 28 (2) , pp. 77-84. 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2008.00625.x

Downe, James Daniel, Grace, Clive, Nutley, Sandra and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Comparing for improvement: Local government performance regimes in England, Scotland and Wales. [Discussion Paper]. Discussion Paper Series, vol. 0705. London: Solace Foundation Imprint. Available at: http://www.publicservices.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads...

Downe, James Daniel, Boviard, T., Allen, B., Walker, J., Martin, S. and Chen, A. 2007. The procurement process as a driver of service improvement and efficiency savings in English local government. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington D.C., 8-10 November 2007.

Downe, James Daniel, Bovaird, T., Martin, Stephen James and Chen, A. 2007. Reinventing governmental relationships in the UK: Emerging evidence on the impacts of modernising local governance in a centralist state. Presented at: British Academy of Management Annual Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, 11-13 September 2007.

Hartley, Jean and Downe, James Daniel 2007. The Shining Lights? Public Service awards as an approach to service improvement. Public Administration 85 (2) , pp. 329-353. 10.1111/j.1467-9299.2007.00652.x

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of public service regulation in the UK. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 25 (3) , pp. 410-422. 10.1068/c59m

Grace, Clive, Nutley, Sandra, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. 'Decisive moment': Independent review of the Best Value Audit Process: Final report to the Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland. [Project Report]. Edinburgh: Accounts Commission. Available at: http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/local/2007/b...

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2007. Regulation inside government: processes and impacts of inspection of local public services. Policy & Politics 35 (2) , pp. 215-232. 10.1332/030557307780712997

Entwistle, Thomas Walter, Darlow, Alison, Downe, James Daniel, Dowson, Lynne, Gains, Francesca, John, Peter, Greasley, Stephen, Sweeting, David and Turner, Kristina 2007. Perspectives on place-shaping and service delivery: A report of case study work conducted for the Lyons Inquiry. [Project Report]. London: The Stationery Office. Available at: http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/othe...

Downe, James Daniel 2007. Long-term meta-evaluation of the Local Government Modernisation Agenda: Data Audit. [Project Report]. Cardiff: Cardiff University Business School.

Bovaird, T., Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2006. Designing policy for service improvement in UK local government, 1997-2005: Emerging evidence from a meta-evaluation. Presented at: 10th International Research Symposium on Public Management (IRSPM X), Glasgow, UK, 10-12 April 2006.

Andrews, Rhys William, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, Duncan 2006. Promoting effective citizenship and community empowerment: A guide for local authorities on enhancing capacity for public participation. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. Available at: http://www.safercommunitiesscotland.org/Documents/...

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2006. Joined up policy in practice? The coherence and impacts of the local government modernisation agenda. Local Government Studies 32 (4) , pp. 465-488. 10.1080/03003930600793045

Sullivan, Helen, Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Sweeting, David 2006. The Three Challenges of Community Leadership. Local Government Studies 32 (4) , pp. 489-508. 10.1080/03003930600793136

Bovaird, Tony and Downe, James Daniel 2006. N Generations of Reform in UK Local Government: Compliance and Resistance to Institutional Pressures. International Public Management Journal 9 (4) , pp. 429-455. 10.1080/10967490601077319

Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth, Copus, C., Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Williams, P. 2006. Review of the role and functions of elected members: literature review. Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government. Available at: http://business.cardiff.ac.uk/research/groups/cent...
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Bovaird, Tony, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel and Chen, A. 2006. Reinventing governmental relationship in the UK: Emerging evidence on the impacts of modernising local governance in a centralist state. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 28th Annual Fall Research Conference, Madison, WI, USA, 2-4 November 2006.

Downe, James Daniel, Cowell, Richard John Westley, Bovaird, Tony and Chen, Alex 2005. Meta-evaluation of the local government modernisation agenda: progress report on public confidence in local government. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Bovaird, T. and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Designing policy for service improvement in UK local government, 1997-2004: Emerging evidence from a meta-evaluation. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference 2005, Washington, DC, USA, 3-5 November 2005.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2005. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of public service regulation in the UK. Presented at: Twentieth Annual Employment Research Unit Annual Conference, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 6-7 September 2005.

Hartley, Jean, Downe, James Daniel and Rashman, Lyndsay 2005. An analysis of the effectiveness of public service award schemes. Presented at: Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting 2005, Honolulu, HI, USA, 5-10 August 2005.

Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2005. External inspection and internal scrutiny: complementary or contrasting approaches to the regulation of local public services? Presented at: ESRC Seminar on Accountability, Scrutiny and Regulation, Cardiff, UK, 8 June 2005.

Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Downe, James Daniel 2005. Picking Winners to Define and Disseminate Best Practice. Public Policy and Administration 20 (4) , pp. 25-37. 10.1177/095207670502000403

Rashman, Lyndsay, Downe, James Daniel and Hartley, Jean 2005. Knowledge creation and transfer in the Beacon Scheme: Improving services through sharing good practice. Local Government Studies 31 (5) , pp. 683-700. 10.1080/03003930500293732

Bovaird, Tony, Martin, Stephen James, Downe, James Daniel, Ashworth, Rachel Elizabeth and Chen, A. 2005. Meta-evaluation of the Local Government Modernisation Agenda: Overall progress report. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Leach, Steve, Hartley, Jean, Lowndes, Vivien, Wilson, David and Downe, James Daniel 2005. Local political leadership in England and Wales. [Working Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/1859353665.p...

Leach, Steve, Lowndes, Vivien, Cowell, Richard John Westley and Downe, James Daniel 2005. Progress report on stakeholder engagement with local government. [Working Paper]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Andrews, A., Cowell, Richard John Westley, Martin, Stephen James and Turner, T. 2005. Supporting citizenship and local democracy: The role of local government. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Hartley, Jean and Rashman, Lyndsay 2004. Evaluating the extent of inter-organizational learning and change in local authorities through the English beacon council scheme. Public Management Review 6 (4) , pp. 531-554. 10.1080/1471903042000303328

Rallings, Colin, Thrasher, Michael, Johnston, Ron and Downe, James Daniel 2004. Redistricting Local Governments in England: Rules, Procedures and Electoral Outcomes. State Politics and Policy Quarterly 4 (4) , pp. 470-490. 10.1177/153244000400400407

Bovaird, T., Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James 2004. Performancemeasurement for evidence-based strategies of multilevel public service reform. Presented at: Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private. PMA 2004 Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 28 - 30 July 2004.

Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2004. Inspecting for improvement? Emerging patterns of Public Service Regulation in the UK. Presented at: IRSPM VIII: 8th International Research Symposium on Public Management, Budapest, Hungary, 31 March - 2 April 2004. Published in: Jenei, Gygy, McLaughlin, Kate, Karoly, Mike and Osborne, Stephen P. eds. Challenges of Public Management Reforms: Theoretical Perspectives and Recommendations. Budapest: Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, pp. 48-71.

Downe, James Daniel, Entwistle, Thomas Walter and Martin, Stephen James 2004. An assessment of the WLGA's proposals for excellence Wales. [Project Report]. Cardiff: Welsh Local Government Association.

Bovaird, A. G., Martin, Stephen James and Downe, James Daniel 2004. Evaluating outcomes and processes in multi-level public sector governance. Presented at: Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Atlanta, USA, 28-30 October 2004.

Davies, Howard, Downe, James Daniel and Martin, Stephen James 2004. The changing role of Audit Commission inspection of local government. [Working Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/1859352391.p...

Downe, James Daniel and Hartley, Jean 2003. Research into beacon council scheme applications: Objective One final report - Identifying trends in applications and in selection. [Project Report]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Davies, Howard, Downe, James Daniel, Aulakh, S., Whiteman, P. and Lyons, M. 2003. Six of the best: An evaluation of the LGA's six commitments. [Documentation]. Research Briefing (Local Government Association),, LGA Publications.

Downe, James Daniel, Hartley, J. and Rashman, L. 2002. Networking among public service organizations: learning and change through the Beacon Council Scheme. Presented at: 62nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Denver, CO, USA, 9-14 August 2002. Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings. Briarcliff Manor, NY: AOM, B1-B6. 10.5465/APBPP.2002.7519425

Rallings, Colin, Thrasher, Michael and Downe, James Daniel 2002. One vote, one value: electoral redistricting in English local government. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Downe, James Daniel, Hartley, Jean, Rashman, Lyndsay and Storbeck, Jim 2002. Monitoring and Evaluation of the Beacon Council Scheme: Determining whether the best local authorities apply to become Beacon Councils. [Technical Report]. London: ODPM; IDeA.

Downe, James Daniel, Rashman, Lyndsay and Hartley, Jean 2002. Why local authorities do or do not apply to become beacon councils. [Discussion Paper]. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Downe, James Daniel, Martin, Stephen James and Davies, Howard 2001. The impact of external inspection on local government - delivering improvement or drowning in detail? [Discussion Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/921.pdf

Martin, Stephen James, Davis, Howard, Boviard, Tony, Downe, James Daniel, Geddes, Mike, Hartley, Jean, Lewis, Mike, Sanderson, Ian and Sapwell, Phil 2001. Improving local public services: Final Report of the Best Value Pilot Programme. [Project Report]. Coventry: Warwick Business School. Available at: http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/localgover...

Martin, Stephen James, Davis, Howard and Downe, James Daniel 2001. External inspection of local government: Driving improvement or drowning in detail? [Project Report]. York: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/1859352979.p...

Downe, James Daniel, Rallings, Colin and Thrasher, Michael 2000. Turnout at local government elections: Influences on levels of voter registration and electoral participation. [Discussion Paper]. London: Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

Downe, James Daniel 2000. R. J. Rossiter, R. Johnston and C. Pattie, The Boundary Commissions: Redrawing the UK's Map of Parliamentary Constituencies [Book Review]. Party Politics 6 (2) , pp. 247-249. 10.1177/1354068800006002011

Downe, James Daniel, Rallings, Colin and Thrasher, Michael 1996. Enhancing local electoral turnout: A guide to current practice and future reform. [Working Paper]. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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