Understanding Urban Policy
A Critical Introduction
By (author) Allan Cochrane
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Understanding Urban Policy by Allan Cochrane
Book DescriptionThis extensive review of urban policy explores the interaction of urban policy with changing perspectives on urban life and social welfare. * An extensive review of urban policy since the 1960s. * Examines a broad range of issues, such as race, economic regeneration and competitiveness, managing dangerous places, community and managerialism. * The theme-based structure provides a new and innovative approach to the subject. * Written in a clear, accessible style with pedagogic features to appeal to students from a range of disciplines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631211211
(243mm x 173mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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* An extensive review of urban policy since the 1960s. * Explores the complex interaction of urban policy with changing perspectives on urban life and social welfare. * Examines a broad range of issues, such as race, economic regeneration and competitiveness, managing dangerous places, community and managerialism.
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Author Biography - Allan Cochrane
Allan Cochrane is Professor of Public Policy at the The Open University. His previous publications include Comparing Welfare States (editor, second edition, 2000), Rethinking the Region (1998), and A Global World? Reordering Political Space (editor, 1995).
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