publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Multi-agency collaboration in local governace: partnership or pragmatism? An exploratory case study

Cunneen, Jacinta Mary;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: University of Limerick
  • Country: Ireland
peer-reviewed Policy makers everywhere are confronted by complex problems and public agencies strive to find effective solutions in a context of dwindling resources and increased demands. This study examines how a partnership, among Irish public agencies, was used to address anti-social behaviour on some public housing estates in Limerick City. In 2007 the Limerick City Community Safety Partnership Limited was established. This was the first time a multi-agency community safety partnership was formally established in the local governance context in Ireland. Government funding was provided to the Partnership to pilot and evaluate an innovative community safety in...
free text keywords: multi-agency partnership, Limerick City, public sector, public housing estates
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