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  • Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Progress in Political Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    This book considers the most prominent themes and future developments in areas of key importance to political geography, including theory and methodology, minority groups, local government and the geography of elections.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultural Contradictions of Progressive Politics

    The Role of Cultural Change and the Global Economy in Local Policymaking, 1st Edition

    By Donald L. Rosdil

    Why do some U.S. cities like Seattle and Boston impose social exactions and sustainability targets on private investment while others like Las Vegas and Houston offer property tax and fee remissions to business, tolerate environmentally hazardous activities such as oil drilling, and express…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Cities, Networks, and Global Environmental Governance

    Spaces of Innovation, Places of Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Sofie Bouteligier

    As a result of global dynamics—the increasing interconnection of people and places—innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet.  This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Racial Exclusionism and the City

    The Urban Support of the National Front, 1st Edition

    By Christopher T. Husbands

    First published in 1983, this book reports on the results of a survey in thirteen areas of England where the National Front (NF) had previously gained significant levels of electoral support and examines the social and political histories of these areas to reveal not only who and was voting for the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    UCL Press

  • Innovations in Urban Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    Previously published as a special issue of Policy Studies, this volume demonstrates the vitality of the field of urban politics and presents future challenges for urban political research in the years ahead. If it does not already, the population of cities will very soon make up more than half the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial African Cities

    Imperial Legacies and Postcolonial Predicament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The book focuses on contemporary African cities, caught in the contradiction of an imperial past and postcolonial present. The essays explore the cultural role of colonial architecture and urbanism in the production of meanings: in the inscription of power and discipline, as well as in the dynamic…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge

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