The Political Ecology of the Metropolis: Metropolitan Sources of Electoral Behaviour in Eleven Countries

The Political Ecology of the Metropolis: Metropolitan Sources of Electoral Behaviour in Eleven Countries

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ISBN-13: 9781907301445
Publisher: ECPR Press
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 534
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jefferey M. Sellers is professor of political science and public policy, planning, and development at the University of Southern California. The author of Governing From Below: Urban Regions in the Global Economy and editor of Metropolitanization and Political Change, as well as numerous articles and book chapters, he is cofounder and codirector of the International Metropolitan Observatory Project.

Daniel Kübler is professor of political science at the University of Zürich and codirector of the International Metropolitan Observatory Project. He is a coediter of Metropolitan Governance: Capacity, Democracy and the Dynamics of Place and the author of numerous articles and book chapters on metropolitan governance, urban democracy, and public policy analysis.

Alan Walks is associate professor of geography at the University of Toronto. He is the author of a number of scholarly articles and book chapters related to electoral geography, urban inequality, and the relationship between suburbanization and ideology.

Melanie Walter-Rogg is professor of political science at the University of Regensburg. She is the author of a number of scholarly articles and book chapters on metropolitan governance, urban democracy, and political culture and behavior.

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Table of Contents

• Introduction: The Metropolitzation of Politics• Chapter Two: Place, Institutions, and the Political Ecology of U.S. Metropolitan Areas• Chapter Three: Metropolitan Political Ecology and Contextual Effects in Canada• Chapter Four: The Political Ecology of Metropolitan Great Britain• Chapter Five: The Emerging Metropolitan Political Ecology of France • Chapter Six: The Metropolitan Bases of Political Cleavage in Switzerland• Chapter Seven: Does Political Ecology Matter? Voting Behavior in German Metropolitan Areas• Chapter Eight: The Political Ecology of the Spanish Metropolis: Place, Socioeconomic, and Regional Effects• Chapter Nine: Metropolitan and Political Change in Sweden• Chapter Ten: The De-Localized Homo Politicus: The Political Ecology of Polish Metropolitan Areas• Chapter Eleven: The Political Ecology of Czech Metropolitan Areas: Is There a Post-Communist Metropolitan Model?• Chapter Twelve: Metropolitan Processes and Voting Behavior in Israel• Conclusion: Comparing Metropolitan Sources of Political Behavior• Methodological Appendix• Web Appendices

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