3 edition of Urban politics and governance found in the catalog.
Urban politics and governance
2001 by University of Birmingham,International Develoment Department in Birmingham .
Written in English
|Series||Urban governance, partnership and poverty working paper -- 30|
|Contributions||University of Birmingham. International Development Department.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||124|
Graduate Colloquium: Urban Politics Spring Monday, pm Philosophy H D Professor Justin Phillips () [email protected] International Affairs Building Office Hours: Tuesdays pm & by appointment Course Description This seminar is designed as an overview of the major debates in Urban Politics. TheFile Size: KB. Urban Affairs Review is a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions. Submissions of empirical and comparative research from different scholarly disciplines and . Urban Politics: A Reader examines the evolving structure of political power in American cities. It reveals how changes in society relate to the global and national economy, immigration and internal migration, racial and ethnic transition, and technological advances affect city politics. The state: government and governance. Urban Governance and the a transformation from 'government' to 'governance'. This important book has international appeal and will be essential.
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I particularly like the book’s focus on the debate about power in American cities, and McGovern’s choice to highlight the significance of smaller cities. Urban Affairs Review is a peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal focused on questions of politics, governance, and public policy specifically as they relate to cities and/or their regions.
The Urban Affairs Forum is a space for leading thinkers about urban issues to share their research, ideas, and experiences. This publication is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: Urban politics and urban studies.
It provides a collection of contemporary analyses of urban politics. Urban politics and governance book The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The volume covers the major themes that animate the subfield. Between Public and Private: Politics, Governance, and the New Portfolio Models for Urban School Reform (Educational Innovations Series) by Katrina E.
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Episode 3: Jon Pierre, professor of political science at Gothenburg University, discusses his book "The Politics of Urban Governance." Outlining his four models on governance, Pierre explores the changing dynamics of governance and government in 21st-century cities, and discusses its implications on everyday living for the urban citizen.
The concept of governance has evolved into one of the most important but also controversial concepts in urban politics.
While it encourages co-operation, participation and collective construction, at the same time, it has brought about new forms of public demission, oligarchic regimes and less local democracy.
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Power and City Governance examines the role of these forces, then evaluates urban development in Boston and Detroit and in the English cities Birmingham and Bristol. The book compares the origins and development of pro-growth, growth-management, and social-reform governing alignments and, drawing on over interviews with local leaders.
Get this from a library. The politics of urban governance. [Jon Pierre] -- "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.".
The Politics of Urban Governance. Jon Pierre. Palgrave Macmillan. Find this book: How are our cities governed.
What do we assume the purpose of governance in a city to be. Should a city’s efforts be directed towards efficiency of services, the inclusion of stakeholders, economic growth, or.
This book provides a compelling examination of urban knowledge politics for the twenty-first century that will be of great value to academics, policy-makers and practitioners working in the social sciences, urban studies, geography, urban governance or sustainability transitions. The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: urban politics and urban studies.
The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The book covers the major themes that animate the subfield: the politics of space and place; power and.
Urban politics is politics in and about cities. This term refers to the diverse political structure that occurs in urban areas where there is diversity in both race and socio-economic status. “An important book for all urban and political historians.” —Journal of Southern History “It is impossible to do justice to the analytical nuances of this book in a brief review.
American urban historians, especially those interested in community power and city politics, should list it near the top of their ‘must-read’ books. American urban politics refers to politics within cities of the United States of governments, run by mayors or city councils, hold a restricted amount of governing and federal governments have been granted a large portion of city governance as laid out in the U.S.
Constitution. The small remaining power held by individual cities becomes a target of. The first, urban regime theory, concerns urban governance in American cities; the second, what I call liberal expansionism, concerns urban policy for addressing the problems faced by American cities.
It is the central argument of this book that both of these orthodoxies need to be challenged, reconsidered, and, ultimately reformulated with or. At the heart of the book is a set of topics which have long attracted the attention of urbanists and urban historians all over the world: the growth and reform of urban local government, local-centre relationships, public health and pollution, local government finance, the nature of local social élites and of participation in local government.
This book examines the process, policies, and politics of urban development in China, with particular attention to city region governance, urban redevelopment, and urban-rural interaction through intensive theoretical discussions and extensive case studies.
It offers ample data, pictures, and. This article provides an overview of urban governance as a theory and research field in urban politics. It explains that urban governance as an analytical model emerged alongside this normative redefinition of the role of local government and suggests that it is more apt to describe the relationships between the complexities of the contemporary local government organization, particularly in.
Urban Governance: The New Politics of Entrepreneurship JOHN J. KIRLIN and DALE ROGERS MARSHALL Perhaps for the first tune in two decades of breathless announce- ments of a "new eras in urban governance, in national urban policy, or in intergovernmental relations, there is some evidence of important changes in city governance and in governmental.
'A critical analysis of power and politics is essential to an understanding of contemporary urbanism. Informative and challenging, clear and sophisticated, Urban Politics: Critical Approaches encourages readers to grapple with the great diversity of analytical lenses that frame urban political research through detailed, engaging case studies.
It provides an introduction to cutting-edge. Politics is the set of activities that are associated with the governance of a country, state or area. It involves making decisions that apply to groups of members and achieving and exercising positions of governance—organized control over a human community.
The academic study of politics is referred to as political science. In modern nation states, people often form political parties to. 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.
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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.
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Growing voter. Synopsis “Grounded in the urban politics of the 21st Century world-wide, this thoughtful volume hooks urban food – and especially its production – to social justice in a realistic and manageable way.” —Diana Lee-Smith, Mazingira Institute, Kenya“An excellent international overview of urban food democracy and governance, with impressive geographical reach.” —Andre Viljoen Author: Alec Thornton.
Urban Chinese Governance, Contention, and Social Control in the New Millennium this book offers critical insights on some of the most important questions of contemporary urban Chinese politics and society. Drawing on extensive research across different localities and issues in China, the chapters offer rich data and fresh analyses of the.
In the face of failures and dysfunction at the national level, there is growing excitement about the welfare- and democracy-enhancing potential of cities.
Yet, not all cities are able to realize their promise as engines of economic growth and human development. Why some fail, while others succeed depends crucially on the politics and governance practices that shape cities and metropolitan regions.
Jonathan S Davies is Reader in Public Policy in the Institute of Governance and Public Management at the University of Warwick.
He graduated from the University of York (UK) with a DPhil in Politics in He is author of Partnerships and Regimes: The Politics of Urban Regeneration in the UK and co-editor, with Imbroscio, of the forthcoming Critical Urban Studies, New Directions and the Sage.
The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation is exceptionally well written, lively, and careful in its analysis. It highlights how the structure of urban governance powerfully influences the way cities change physically, and it raises profound questions about the obstacles to local democracy in deciding how and when this happens.
The SAGE Handbook of Governance completes what I think of as a set of texts prepared for SAGE in an attempt to illuminate the contours and shadows of the vast literature that has arisen recently and rapidly on governance. Key Concepts in Governance () used an overview of the literature on governance as a setting for discussions of 50 concepts that are prominent in discussions of governance.
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This book examines three vital issues in urbanization and democratization: the institutional structures and processes of urban local governance to improve access to urban services; their outcomes in relation to low-income groups’ access to services, citizen participation in local governance, accountability of local leaders and officials, and transparency in local governance; and the factors.AN INTRODUCTION TO URBAN GOVERNANCE PART – A: GENERAL BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION The world is witnessing increasing urbanisation and there is growing importance of cities in national economy and development.
With urbanisation, conventional methods of governing the city with top down approaches have proved to be restrictive and inadequate.The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States will bring the CQ Press reference guide approach to topics in urban politics and policy in the United the old adage that “all politics is local” is even partially true, then cities are important centers for political activity and for the delivery of public goods and services.