Metropolitan Democracies: Transformations of the State and Urban Policy in Canada, France and the Great Britain

Metropolitan Democracies: Transformations of the State and Urban Policy in Canada, France and the Great Britain

ISBN-10:
0754643379
ISBN-13:
9780754643371
Pub. Date:
06/01/2005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Metropolitan Democracies: Transformations of the State and Urban Policy in Canada, France and the Great Britain

Twenty contributing political scientists, sociologists, architects, geographers, and planning experts explore issues related to the foundations of citizenship, the organization of politics in modern democracies, and the renewed practice of political participation. Their papers consider the experiences of three countries with very different approaches to citizen involvement in urban governance; they analyze the intentions and effects of having citizens participate in the policy-making process and highlight innovative new forms of partnership that are emerging in metropolitan areas. The collection grew from a seminar held by the French and British Planning Study Group at the U. of Sheffield in September 2002. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780754643371
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2005
Edition description: 1
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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