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Ed Benton (University of South Florida) and John Kincaid (Lafayette College), are preparing the Encyclopedia of Local and Regional Government and Politics to be published by Edward Elgar by 2025 and wish to include new and original articles on all pertinent topics/subject areas related to the existence and operation of local and regional governments around the world and their ensuing relevant politics, policies, programs, etc.

Scholars are invited to participate by suggesting topics or subject areas, authoring entries, or recommending other contributors. Full details on how to participate, along with an initial list of topics, can be found in the Call to Participate. Further information for authors can be found in the linked Author Guidelines. For questions, contact Ed Benton at jbenton@usf.edu and/or John Kincaid at kincaidj@lafayette.edu.