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Urban politics and governance

Carole Rakodi

Urban politics and governance

a review of the literature

by Carole Rakodi

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Published by University of Birmingham,International Develoment Department in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Municipal government.,
  • Poverty.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarole Radoki.
    SeriesUrban governance, partnership and poverty working paper -- 30
    ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. International Development Department.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124p. ;
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18539613M
    ISBN 100704422263
    OCLC/WorldCa51902866

    Urban climate governance informed by behavioural insights: A commentary and research agenda. Urban Studies, p. Urban Studies, p. CrossRef. Recent elections have brought into power new groups that have redrawn ethnic and class lines and employed different strategies to adjust political machines to the new realities. This book considers the business of governing under the conflicting pressures of community organizations, the press, the business community, and higher levels of government and examines the fiscal and budgetary Cited by: 9.

    Case studies of four major cities reveal the politics of governing today. This book develops a new way of comparing and understanding urban politics across national borders. The authors’ approach, called “modes of governance,” emphasizes governing alignments and their agendas. Urban Affairs Review is sponsoring a $ award for the Best Paper in Urban or Regional Politics presented at the American Political Science Association conference. We encourage panel chairs to nominate papers. We also welcome self-nominations. Papers presented on any panel associated with the conference are eligible for this award.

    City politics is an ancient, enduring and vibrant enterprise that can be traced back over two millennia. Its key concerns include the nature of power, institutions, governance, community, scale and economic processes, as well as the urban citizenry itself and the public policy efforts to address their problems. Winner of the Best Book Award, sponsored by the APSA Urban Politics Section. The early 21st century has not been kind to California's reputation for good government. But the Golden State's governance flaws reflect worrisome national trends with origins in the s and s. Growing voter.


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