Globalism and Local Democracy: Challenge and Change in Europe and North America

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9780333772256: Globalism and Local Democracy: Challenge and Change in Europe and North America

This new book argues that cities and citizens are not helpless victims in a global flow of events. Three crucial questions are addressed through the three part structure: What is the nature of the globalization? What resulting challenges now confront cities and localities? How can local leaders respond to this changing environment in ways which strengthen local democracy? Written by leading urban scholars in Europe and North America the book draws on a range of disciplines to enhance academic understanding and illuminate lessons for policy and practice.

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FRANÇOIS ASCHER Professor, French Institute of Urban Affairs, University of Paris SCOTT BOLLENS Professor and Chair, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of California, Irvine DENNIS BROEDERS Scientific Council for Government Policy, The Hague ANDREW CHURCH Professor of Human Geography, University of Brighton TERRY NICHOLS CLARK Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago SUSAN E. CLARKE Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder CHRIS COLLINGE Senior Lecturer, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham BERNARD JOUVE Associate Professor, Political Science Institute, Lyons ROBERT C. KLOOSTERMAN Professor of Economic Geography and Planning, University of Amsterdam CHRISTIAN LEFÈVRE Professor of Urban Government and Planning, French Institute of Urban Affairs, University of Paris MARGARET F. REID Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville PETER REID Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Greenwich ALAN SRBJANIN ITC Business Growth Manager, East Midlands Regional Development Agency

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'[Globalism and Local Democracy is] a thoughtful collection of essays that brings an international perspective to a key issue for the government of our cities.' - Professor Sir Peter Hall, Institute of Community Studies, London and Bartlett School of Planning, University College London

'An excellent and accessible contribution to a topic for growing importance. It addresses all the key issues and is optimistic in seeing an increase in opportunities for local democracy at neighbourhood and city levels, and identifying new brokering roles for local government.' - Professor Wim Wiewel, Dean, College of Business Administration, Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago and President, American Collegiate Schools of Planning

'[An] important collection of essays...this book begins to provide some answers about how globalization affects different localities and citizens...the collection...contains sufficient stimulating material...causes the reader to think further about the wicked issues is addresses.' - Mike Goldsmith, University of Salford, Journal of Public Policy

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