Towards a new civic bureaucracy: lessons from sustainable development for the crisis of governance‘ was published by Policy Press in UK and Europe on 22 February 2022 and on 29 March in North and South America. You can order the hardback or e-publication with a 25% discount if you register with Policy Press here. The paperback version is also now available to pre-order ahead of a scheduled release in the summer of 2023.

What they are saying:

“Matthew J. Quinn has done the impossible: chartered what it means to govern for genuine sustainability. Drawing on his unique expereince, especially in Wales, this is an object lesson in the changes we must make if we are to save ourselves and the planet for future generations”

Dame Fiona Reynolds, Chair, National Audit Office, England

“Matthew J. Quinn’s research had been at the heart of developing sustainable and democratic governance structures which are vital for securing fairness for all and healthy environments. His book is essential reading for everyone who shares this concern.”

Peter Davies CBE, Trustee, Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development

“Matthew Quinn offers hope in civic dialogue as a pathway to deep changes needed to live well with the earth, to transform government itself from controller to enabler and to create a legal framework for a ‘liberated public bureaucracy’.”

Professor Emerita Harriet Friedmann, University of Toronto and Toronto Food Council