Local Government and the Covid-19 Pandemic: An Introduction
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First Online: 04 May 2022
Part of the Local and Urban Governance book series (LUG)
This introductory chapter aims to outline some of the key features of the local government response to the sanitary, social, and economic challenges raised by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as its implications on intergovernmental relations and on multilevel governance. It is based on a review of the literature and on findings from research and policy reports and serves as a background for what follows in the other chapters of the book. It ends with an outline of the book.
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Nunes Silva, C. (2022). Local Government and the Covid-19 Pandemic: An Introduction. In: Nunes Silva, C. (eds) Local Government and the COVID-19 Pandemic. Local and Urban Governance. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91112-6_1
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