This 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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(266mm x 189mm x 16mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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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).