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The politics of urban governance / Jon Pierre.Material type: BookPublisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: viii, 170 pages : 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780333732687 (pbk.); 9780333732670 (hbk.).Subject(s): Municipal government -- Cross-cultural studies | Local government -- Cross-cultural studies | Political leadership -- Cross-cultural studies | Sociology, Urban -- Cross-cultural studies | Urban policy -- Cross-cultural studiesDDC classification: 320.85 PIE
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-164) and index.
Why study urban politics?
The challenge of urban governance
The managerial city
The decline of urban politics?
Cities in global governance
Conclusion: the future of urban politics.
"This broad ranging new text analyses the emerging shape of urban politics in the twenty-first century. The author identifies 4 main "models" of urban governance--"management," "Corporatist." "Pro-Growth" and "Welfare"--and assesses their different implications for the major issues, interests and problems in the contemporary urban arena".