This book is about the role that ideas, institutions, and actors play in structuring how we govern cities and, more specifically, what projects or paths are taken. Global changes require that we rethink governance and urban policy, and that we do so through the dual lens of theory and practice.
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Author Biography - Jill Gross
Jill Simone Gross is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College of the City University of New York, USA, and has taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, New York University, Queens College and Brooklyn College. She teaches and conducts research in comparative urban politics and development in Western European and North American cities, with an emphasis on issues of equity and inclusion. Robin Hambleton is Professor of City Leadership in the Faculty of Environment and Technology at the University of the West of England, Bristol and Director of Urban Answers - a private UK based company. He was Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago until 2007. He now holds Visiting Professorships in Urban Planning and Policy and in Public Administration at CUPPA, and a Visiting Professorship in City Planning in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University, Shanghai, China.