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Changing cities : rethinking urban competitiveness, cohesion, and governance / edited by Nick Buck ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Buck, N. H.Material type: BookPublisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005Description: xv, 317 p. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781403906809 (pbk.); 1403906793 (cloth); 1403906807 (paper).Subject(s): Cities and towns -- Great Britain | Sociology, Urban -- Great Britain | Municipal government -- Great Britain | Urban economicsDDC classification: 307.760941 BUC
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Includes bibliographical references p. (283-309) and index.
Part 1: Urban Cohesion, Competitiveness and Governance * The New Conventional Wisdom: Cities, Competitiveness, Cohesion and Governance * Economic Competitiveness and Cities * Social Cohesion in Cities * Integrated Cities * Part 2: Contemporary Issues Facing Cities * Innovation * Finance * Culture * Property Markets * Labour Markets * Social Exclusion and Place Gentrification * Governance, Citizenship and Participation * Governance Structures and Policies Summary.
A new conventional wisdom, spanning academic and policy communities, sees a combination of economic competitiveness, social cohesion and responsive governance as essential for survival in the post-1980s world--and cities as crucial to achieving these goals. This interdisciplinary text provides the first critical examination of these ideas, drawing on the UK Cities research program and other recent research. It combines analysis of the competitiveness-cohesion-governance problematic with examination of the major processes underlying key sectors of the urban economy, physical development, social relations, neighborhoods and urban policy.