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

Sweeting, D.; Hambleton, R.; Huxham, C.; Stewart, M. and Vangen, Siv (2004). Leadership and partnership in urban governance: evidence from London, Bristol and Glasgow. In: Boddy, M. and Parkinson, M. eds. City matters: competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance. Bristol, U.K.: Policy Press, pp. 349–366.

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Abstract

This book provides, in a single volume, a review of the findings of the largest ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's 'Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme'. Leading experts present the findings of this wide-ranging programme organised around themes of competitiveness, social cohesion and the role of policy and governance.

The book:

develops our understanding of key processes, issues and concepts critical to cities and urban change;

examines a large body of evidence on a wide range of policy issues at the heart of current debates about the performance of cities and the prospects for urban renaissance.
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City matters is essential reading for all policy makers, practitioners, analysts and academics with an interest or involvement in urban issues.

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