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Interlocality Competition as a State Project: Urban Locational Policy and the Rescaling of State Space

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the rescaled, growth-oriented, and competitiveness-driven forms of state spatial policy and urban governance that began to crystallize as of the late 1970s, in conjunction ... More


Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Phil Hadfield

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In Britain today, if you are in the business of fighting crime, then you have to be in the business of dealing with alcohol. ‘Binge drinking’ culture is intrinsic to urban leisure and has come to ... More


New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Neil Brenner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops a new interpretation of the transformation of statehood under contemporary globalizing capitalism. Whereas most analysts of the emergent, post-Westphalian world order have focused ... More


Building Sustainable Historic Centres: A Comparative Approach for Innovative Urban Projects

Adriana Rabinovich and Andrea Catenazzi

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the 1980s, the promotion of heritage values has gradually become a relevant issue for urban planning. The need to turn the historic centres into areas of development for the market, through ... More


Urban Geopolitics, Neoliberalism, and the Governance of Security

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter provides a background to the social forces and sets of relationships that outlines the contemporary urban governance in Cape Town. It talks about brutal gang wars linked to ... More


Building partnerships in Spanish and Italian regeneration processes

Iván Tosics, Stephen Hall, Silvia Mugnano, Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, and Teresa Tapada-Berteli

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter evaluates the role of partnership in housing-regeneration initiatives, focusing on four housing estates in Spain and Italy. It examines the theoretical issues related to governance, ... More


Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the programme for cities research in Great Britain. The findings indicate that the performance of different cities across the country ... More


Bogota: Building and Branding a Global City

Eduardo Moncada

in Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter abstract: This chapter shows that Bogota’s first participatory project in response to urban violence emerged out of the surprise electoral victory of Antanas Mockus to the mayor’s office. ... More


The State Spatial Process under Capitalism: A Framework for Analysis

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter elaborates the theoretical foundations for the analysis of state rescaling and urban governance restructuring that will be developed in subsequent chapters. It introduces some initial ... More


Environmental Governance

Marianne E. Krasny, Erika S. Svendsen, Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Johan Enqvist, and Alex Russ

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between environmental governance and urban environmental education. It first provides an overview of environmental governance and governance networks before ... More


Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Clare Herrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol ‘epidemics’. To do so, it uses US and UK case ... More


Faith and the voluntary sector in urban governance: distinctive yet similar?

Rachael Chapman

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines the role of faith-based organisations in British urban governance from the 1990s onwards. It determines whether faith-based organisations have characteristics that set them ... More


Sharing Politics: The City as Public Realm

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 3 explores political and cultural dimensions of the sharing city. It discusses the centrality of urban spaces to political and protest movements such as the Arab Spring and Occupy; and how ... More


Framing the governance of urban space

Kevin Stenson

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores some of the current tensions in the competing frames of interpretation and strategies of action concerning governance of urban space. It explains that these frames of ... More


Introduction: directly elected mayors in urban governance

David Sweeting

in Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter opens the work by introducing directly elected mayors as political leaders in systems of urban government, and the expectations that are placed upon them. It identifies the core features ... More


Trust and Collaborative Governance

Marc J. Stern and Alexander Hellquist

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between urban environmental education programs and urban environmental governance in light of the “deliberative turn”—a shift away from “government” toward ... More


Apartheid, Democracy, and the Urban Future

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarizes the study of urban governance in Cape Town, which emphasizes new mechanisms of social control under conditions of neoliberal democracy and unequal development. It provides a ... More


Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

David Sweeting (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is about directly elected mayors; political leaders who are elected directly by citizens to head multi-functional local government authorities. The book examines the contexts, features and ... More


Leadership and partnership in urban governance: evidence from London, Bristol and Glasgow

David Sweeting, Robin Hambleton, Chris Huxham, Murray Stewart, and Siv Vangen

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the importance of leadership and partnership in urban governance based on evidence in London, Bristol, and Glasgow in Great Britain. It explores the nature and operation of ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


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