5 edition of Governing cities found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Meine Pieter van Dijk, Marike Noordhoek and Emiel Wegelin.|
|Series||Urban management series|
|Contributions||Dijk, Meine Pieter van., Noordhoek, Marike., Wegelin, Emiel A.|
|LC Classifications||JS8500 .G683 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 234 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||2003428825|
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This book is about the role that ideas, institutions, and actors play in structuring how we govern cities and, more specifically, what projects or paths are taken. Global changes require that we rethink governance and urban policy, and that we do so through the dual lens of theory and practice.
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Aug 22, · In paving the way for such a representation, the book begins to account for the social capital of smart communities and begins the task of modelling their embedded intelligence through an analysis of what the "embedded intelligence of smart cities" contributes to Cited by: This book presents the latest research on three issues of crucial importance to Asian cities: governance, liveability, and sustainability.
Together, these issues canvass the salient trends defining Asian urbanization and are explored through an eclectic compendium of studies that represent the many. "Governing the Urban in China and India undertakes the most extensive and systematic comparative analysis to date of urban governance and politics in China and India.
With an innovative approach and elegant writing, this ambitious and timely book is accessible to a wide range of audiences. Jun 17, · Drawing on three years of field research in 40 European towns and cities, Governing for Sustainable Cities is the first book to examine empirically the processes of urban governance in sustainable abcdfestivalgoa.com by: Governing Cities in Africa, Politics and Policies.
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Looking at a host of core issues including institutional and social capacity, institutional design, social equity, politics 2/5(1).
How do cities govern themselves as they grow bigger. The answer can shape the competitiveness and quality of life in those cities and depends on a number of factors, ranging from the country's institutional framework to the cities' specific socioeconomic dynamics.
This report presents a typology of metropolitan governance arrangements observed across OECD countries and offers guidance for. Governing Cities in Africa Politics and Policies Simon Bekker, Laurent Fourchard.
Africa. Studies of government and politics in Africa are dominated by a focus on the national and are typically set apart by anglophone, francophone and lusophone historical influences, with South Africa as an exception. This book then, deepens and diversifies. Governing Sustainable Cities Bob Evans, Marko Joas, Susan Sundback, Kate Theobold Drawing on three years of field research in 40 European towns and cities, Governing Sustainable Cities is the first book to examine empirically the processes of urban governance in sustainable development.
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Responsibility edited by Simon Bekker and Laurent Fourchard. Exploring the role of party politics in the governance of African cities-- urban planning, housing, and the making of 'responsible citizens'-- changing minority identities in urban Africa.
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Get this from a library. Governing cities in Africa: politics and policies. [S B Bekker; Laurent Fourchard;] -- Governing Cities in Africa: Politics and Policies brings a unique set of comparative and collaboratively generated insights to bear on some key themes of urbanism in sub-Saharan Africa.
The book. The Governing Body Institute and Kansas Mayors Conference provides elected and appointed city leaders an opportunity to gather and discuss the challenges facing our cities and how leadership at the local level can better address contemporary issues in local government.
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Jun 18, · LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment.
Governing Compact Cities Book launch hosted by LSE Cities. Governing Cities Through Regions broadens and deepens our understanding of metropolitan governance through an innovative comparative project that engages with Anglo-American, French, and German literatures on the subject of regional governance.
It expands the comparative angle from issues of economic competiveness and social cohesion to topical Cited by: 4. Read "Governing Cities Through Regions Canadian and European Perspectives" by available from Rakuten Kobo. The region is back in town.
Galloping urbanization has pushed beyond historical notions of metropolitanism. City-regions Brand: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.Get this from a library!
Governing cities in a global era: urban innovation, competition, and democratic reform. [Robin Hambleton; Jill Simone Gross;] -- Provides an international overview with case studies and contributions from the people involved; looks at both the theory and practice of governing cities in a globalizing world; and includes.Website of the Directorate for Public Governance at the OECD, a source of policy solutions, data, expertise and good practice., OECD urban development policies seek to address a range of issues – from managing urban expansion and congestion to fostering competitiveness, innovation, social inclusion and environmental sustainability.
This page gives an overview of the main issues, challenges.