Legitimacy and Urban Governance
A Cross-National Comparative Study
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Legitimacy and Urban Governance by Hubert Heinelt
Book DescriptionA fresh examination of the relationship between two key issues in the on-going debate on urban governance - leadership and community involvement. It explores the nature of the interaction between community involvement and political leadership in modern local governance by drawing on empirical data gathered from case-studies concerning cities in England, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, and Sweden. It presents both a country specific and cross-cutting analysis of the contributions that communities and leaders can make to more effective local governance. These country specific chapters are complemented by thematic, comparative chapters addressing alternative forms of community involvement, types and styles of leadership, multi-level governance, institutional restrictions and opportunities for leadership and involvement, institutional conditions underpinning leadership and involvement, and political culture in cities. This up-to-date survey of trends and developments in local governance moves the debate forward by analysing modern governance with reference to theories related to institutional theory, legitimation, and the way urban leadership and community involvement compliment one another. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of politics and urban governance, and to all those concerned with questions of local governance and democracy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415376594
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hubert Heinelt
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This text takes a comparative approach to local government across 14 European countries, looking at processes of decentralisation, regionalisation and reforms of local government.
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Author Biography - Hubert Heinelt
Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. UWE Bristol, UK Panteion University of Social and Political Science, Athens, Greece.
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