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The Politics of Self-Governance

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The Politics of Self-Governance

Eva Sorensen, Peter Triantafillou

Regional government

Hardback

Using the term 'governance imaginary', or what a given society envisions to be the proper way of governing public affairs,... [more]

$242.00

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The City in American Political Development

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The City in American Political Development

Richardson Dilworth (Drexel University, USA)

Urban communities; Regional government

Paperback

There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments - cities - in the United States, employing more people than... [more]

$79.99

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Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

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Branding New York: How a City in Crisis Was Sold to the World

Miriam Greenberg (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)

Regional government; Public relations

Hardback

Traces the rise of New York City as a brand and the resultant transformation of urban politics and public life. This title... [more]

$273.00

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Power and Party in an English City: An account of single-party rule

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Power and Party in an English City: An account of single-party rule

David G. Green

Urban communities; Regional government; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Provides an account of how decisions are taken by the state at the level of locality. The author seeks to examine and analyse... [more]

$378.00

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Cities in the Technology Economy

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Cities in the Technology Economy

Darrene L. Hackler

Urban communities; Regional government policies; Development economics

Hardback

Recognizing the pivotal role that local governments play in the high-tech economy, this book examines the effect of technology... [more]

$284.00

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative Analysis: Volume 2: Chester to East Ham

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County Borough Elections in England and Wales, 1919-1938: A Comparative...

Sam Davies, Bob Morley

Elections & referenda; Regional government

Hardback

Provides a comprehensive work of reference for the annual municipal elections that took place each November in the 83 County... [more]

$284.00

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Community and Local Governance in Australia

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Community and Local Governance in Australia

Paul Smyth, Tim Reddel, Andrew Jones

History; Social issues & processes; Regional government policies

Paperback

Examines the resurgence in Australia of locality based social policy after the political failures of the market-oriented approach... [more]

$39.95

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

Nick Devas

Poverty & unemployment; Urban communities; Regional government policies

Paperback

Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. This book... [more]

$69.99

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Local Electronic Government

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Local Electronic Government

Helmut Druke

Social & political philosophy; Comparative politics; Regional government; Internet guides & online services

Hardback

This book investigates how the internet is being used as a tool for comprehensively modernizing local government. [more]

$231.00

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

Patrick A. Pierce, Donald E. Miller

Regional government policies; Sport & leisure industries; Gambling: theories & methods

Paperback

Gambling has become the method of choice for US states in search of additional revenue: in 2002 alone, state lottery sales... [more]

$27.99

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Governing Sustainable Cities

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Governing Sustainable Cities

Bob Evans, Marko Joas, Susan Sundback, Kate Theobald

Regional government; Sustainability; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

Urban governance and sustainability are rapidly becoming key issues around the world. This book examines the processes of... [more]

$252.00

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

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Urban Governance Voice and Poverty in the Developing World

Nick Devas

Poverty & unemployment; Urban communities; Regional government policies

Hardback

Poverty and governance are both issues high on the agenda of international agencies and governments in the South. This book... [more]

$252.00

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Urban Governance and Democracy: Leadership and Community Involvement

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Urban Governance and Democracy: Leadership and Community Involvement

Michael Haus, Hubert Heinelt, Murray Stewart

Urban communities; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Regional government

Hardback

This book explores the relationship between leadership and community involvement , and discovers how making these two elements... [more]

$231.00

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

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Gambling Politics: State Government and the Business of Betting

Patrick A. Pierce, Donald E. Miller

Regional government policies; Sport & leisure industries; Gambling: theories & methods

Hardback

Gambling has become the method of choice for US states in search of additional revenue: in 2002 alone, state lottery sales... [more]

$76.99

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City-County Consolidation and Its Alternatives: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape

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City-County Consolidation and Its Alternatives: Reshaping the Local Government...

J. B. Carr, Richard C. Feiock

Regional government

Hardback

This volume looks at some issues confronting efforts to consolidate governments and develops a theoretical approach to understanding... [more]

$198.00

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Neighborhood Futures: Citizen Rights and Local Control

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Neighborhood Futures: Citizen Rights and Local Control

George W. Liebmann

Regional government; Civil rights & citizenship

Paperback

This title explores how, for a society to improve, its citizens must feel they are competent and responsible individuals.... [more]

$79.99

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New Challenges in Local and Regional Administration

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New Challenges in Local and Regional Administration

Professor Max Barlow

Political structure & processes; Central government; Regional government; Social impact of environmental issues

Hardback

Whilst a perfectly administered society is probably unattainable, the onus is on members of any society to assess and improve... [more]

$221.00

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Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control Planning to Shared Governance

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Environmental Planning in the Netherlands: Too Good to be True: From Command-and-Control...

Professor Gert de Roo

Central government policies; Regional government policies; Conservation of the environment; Pollution & threats to the environment; Urban & municipal planning

Hardback

In this text, Gert de Roo provides an overview and critical analysis of Dutch environmental planning. He shows how and why... [more]

$221.00

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Local Government and Politics in China: Challenges from below: Challenges from below

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Local Government and Politics in China: Challenges from below: Challenges...

Yang Zhong

Political structure & processes; Regional government

Paperback

A study of local government and politics in China, exploring when and why local government officials comply with policy directives... [more]

$67.99

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Local Government Management: Current Issues and Best Practices: Current Issues and Best Practices

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Local Government Management: Current Issues and Best Practices: Current...

Douglas J. Watson, Wendy L. Hassett

Regional government

Paperback

Some of the best writings on issues involving local government can be found in journals published by the American Society... [more]

$67.99

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Local Governance in Africa: the Challenges of Democratic Decentralization: The Challenges of Democratic Decentralization

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Local Governance in Africa: the Challenges of Democratic Decentralization:...

Dele Olowu, James S. Wunsch

Political structures: democracy; Regional government

Hardback

An exploration of why some decentralization reforms have led to viable systems of local governance in Africa, while others... [more]

$81.99

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Local Government Management: Current Issues and Best Practices: Current Issues and Best Practices

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Local Government Management: Current Issues and Best Practices: Current...

Douglas J. Watson, Wendy L. Hassett

Regional government

Hardback

Some of the best writings on issues involving local government can be found in journals published by the American Society... [more]

$206.00

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Inclusion in the City: Selection, Schooling and Community

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Inclusion in the City: Selection, Schooling and Community

Patricia Potts

Urban communities; Education; Regional government

Paperback

This volume explores inclusion and exclusion in the context of policy and practice in one English city - Birmingham. [more]

$83.99

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Regulating Local Authorities: Emerging Patterns of Central Control

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Regulating Local Authorities: Emerging Patterns of Central Control

Paul Carmichael, Arthur F. Midwinter

Central government policies; Regional government policies

Hardback

This work examines the relationship between central governments and local authorities in the UK as well as a range of European... [more]

$210.00

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Governance of Europe's City Regions: Planning, Policy & Politics

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Governance of Europe's City Regions: Planning, Policy & Politics

Tassilo Herrschel, Peter Newman

Central government policies; Regional government; EU & European institutions; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Governance of Europe's City Regions is a structured overview of current debates on cities and regions. It clarifies contemporary... [more]

$101.00

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