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Publications: Prof Martin Laffin

Bergström T, Kuhlmann S, Laffin M, Wayenberg E ( 2022 ) . Special issue on comparative intergovernmental relations and the pandemic: how European devolved governments responded to a public health crisis . Local Government Studies vol. 48 , ( 2 ) 179 - 190 .
Diamond P, Laffin M ( 2022 ) . The United Kingdom and the pandemic: problems of central control and coordination . Local Government Studies vol. 48 , ( 2 ) 211 - 231 .
LAFFIN M ( 2019 ) . Explaining Reforms – Post-New Public Management Myths or Political Realities? Social Housing Delivery in England and France . International Review of Administrative Sciences vol. 85 , ( 1 ) Article 4 , 45 - 61 .
de Widt D, Laffin M ( 2018 ) . Representing territorial diversity: the role of local government associations . Regional Studies vol. 52 , ( 11 ) 1585 - 1594 .
Kuhlmann S, Laffin M, Wayenberg E ( 2018 ) . Subnational Government in the Research Spotlight: The Merit of EGPA Permanent Study Group 5 . Public Administration in Europe ,
de Widt D, Laffin M ( 2018 ) . Corrigendum . Regional Studies vol. 52 , ( 9 ) 1 - 1 .
Laffin M ( 2016 ) . Planning in England: New Public Management, Network Governance or Post-Democracy? . International Review of Administrative Sciences vol. 82 , ( 2 ) 354 - 372 .
Laffin M, Mawson J, Ormston C ( 2014 ) . Public services in a 'Postdemocratic age': An alternative framework to network governance . Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy vol. 32 , ( 4 ) 762 - 776 .
Laffin M, Ormston C ( 2013 ) . Disconnected communities? ICT, policy learning and the lessons for centrallocal relations . PUBLIC MONEY & MANAGEMENT vol. 33 , ( 3 ) 185 - 191 .
LAFFIN M ( 2013 ) . A New Politics of Governance or an Old Politics of Central-Local Relations? Labour’s Reform of Social Housing Tenancies in England . Public Administration vol. 91 , ( 1 ) 195 - 210 .
LAFFIN M ( 2009 ) . Central-Local Relations in an Era of Governance: Towards a New Research Agenda . Local Government Studies vol. 35 , ( 1 ) 21 - 37 .
LAFFIN M ( 2008 ) . Local Government Modernisation In England: A Critical Review of the LGMA Evaluation Studies . Local Government Studies vol. 34 , ( 1 ) 109 - 125 .