Public Relations in Local Government - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780434917266, 9781483100500

Public Relations in Local Government

1st Edition

Authors: Tom F. Richardson
eBook ISBN: 9781483100500
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1988
Page Count: 232
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
15% off
15% off
15% off
Price includes VAT/GST
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


Public Relations in Local Government discusses various topics concerning public relations in local government. The book is comprised of 16 chapters that tackle various aspects of public relations, such as technology, marketing, and contacts.

The coverage of the book includes the nature of public relations, information dissemination, and division of responsibility. The text also covers the tools and methods utilized in public relations, such as establishing personal contacts and using various forms of media.

The book will be of great interest to government employees who are in the public relations department.

Table of Contents



1 The Nature of Public Relations

2 Local Authorities and Democracy

3 Public Relations in Local Government

4 The Dissemination of Information

5 The Division of Responsibility

6 The Councilor and Public Relations

7 Widdicombe - and the Repercussions

8 Direct Contacts with the Public 1: Personal Contacts

9 Direct Contacts with the Public 2: Printed Material

10 Communication through the Media 1: Newspapers and Periodicals

11 Communication through the Media 2: Radio and Television

12 Public Relations in Practice in Local Government 1: the Influence of Marketing

13 Public Relations in Practice in Local Government 2: the Importance to Management

14 The Contribution of Technology

15 Providing Resources for and Evaluating Public Relations

16 Postscript: the Future for Local Government Public Relations

Appendix 1 The IPR Local Government Group's Awards Competition

Appendix 2 Strathclyde Regional Councils Public Relations Achievements



No. of pages:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1988
eBook ISBN:

About the Author

Tom F. Richardson

Ratings and Reviews