COOPER, Davina (fl 1993-1994); Professor of Law and Social Theory: 'The Power of Law in Municipal Politics'.

Scope and Content

Papers of Davina Cooper, 1993-1994, comprise transcripts of 23 interviews with local officials, councillors and other individuals. With audio cassettes of 16 of these interviews and a computer disk of the transcripts.

Administrative / Biographical History

This research explored the effects of changing legal regulation between 1983 and 1992 on relations of power within local government. The methodology of the project involved case studies in four local authorities with in-depth interviews being undertaken with local officials, councillors and other relevant individuals. The project resulted in a book, Governing out of order: space, law and the politics of belonging by Davina Cooper.


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Davina Cooper via Qualidata.

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Sources: Copied from LSE Archives CALM database.

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