Last edited by Moogushura
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | History

2 edition of Public provision and urban politics found in the catalog.

Public provision and urban politics

Public provision and urban politics

papers from the IBG Conference January 1982

  • 400 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Department of Geography, University of Reading in Reading .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal services -- Great Britain -- Political aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Municipal services -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Andrew Kirby and Stephen Pinch ; papers by Peter Saunders [... et al.].
    SeriesGeographical papers -- no.80
    ContributionsPinch, Stephen, Saunders, Peter, 1950-, Kirby, Andrew., Institute of British Geographers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4431 P82
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20801474M
    ISBN 100704906716

    City politics is an ancient, enduring and vibrant enterprise that can be traced back over two millennia. Its key concerns include the nature of power, institutions, governance, community, scale and economic processes, as well as the urban citizenry itself and the public policy efforts to address their problems.   The book has, it has two components that are reflected in the title and the subtitle of the book, the big question of why cities lose is a second part of the book. But the first part of the book is reflected in this subtitle of Deep Roots of the Urban-Rural Political Divide.

    Water and Politics finds that middle-class and industrial elites play an important role in generating pressure for public service reforms. Veronica Herrera is a Political Scientist and Assistant Professor at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, Urban Planning.   Big city political machines hold an important place in the nation's political lore. They gave us interesting characters with colorful names—John “Bathhouse” Coughlin, “Red Mike” Hylan, Michael “Hinky Dink” Kenna, “Slippery Dick” Connolly, “Old King Cole” (Boss Cole), “King” James McManes, “Iz” Durham (the “dying boss” who confessed to Lincoln Steffens), George Cited by: 9.

    Urban Affairs Review is sponsoring a $ award for the Best Paper in Urban or Regional Politics presented at the American Political Science Association conference. We encourage panel chairs to nominate papers. We also welcome self-nominations. Papers presented on any panel associated with the conference are eligible for this award.   An Urban Politics of Climate Change provides the first account of urban responses to climate change that moves beyond the boundary of municipal institutions to critically examine the governing of climate change in the city as a matter of both public and private authority, and to engage with the ways in which this is bound up with the politics Cited by:


Share this book
You might also like
Solar-terrestrial research

Solar-terrestrial research

Women in the comics

Women in the comics

Down to the Bone

Down to the Bone

Bringing out the best in yourself and others

Bringing out the best in yourself and others

Health care delivery and tort

Health care delivery and tort

New Moultons Library of Literary Criticism

New Moultons Library of Literary Criticism

Scattered Seeds

Scattered Seeds

Design for Gathering People (Process Architecture Series)

Design for Gathering People (Process Architecture Series)

Preliminary report on basement complex rocks of Iowa

Preliminary report on basement complex rocks of Iowa

Generations of sheet metal craftsmanship

Generations of sheet metal craftsmanship

The philosophy of As if

The philosophy of As if

Public provision and urban politics Download PDF EPUB FB2

The subject of public service provision is of great interest not only to political scientists but also to geographers and to sociologists. This book presents a great deal of new thinking and new research from both North America and Britain.

The subject of public service provision is of great interest not only to political scientists but also to geographers and to sociologists. This book presents a great deal of new thinking and new research from both North America and by: Mixing classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs, Urban Politics, 10e is an ideal introductory textbook for students of metropolitan and regional politics and policy.

The book’s material on citizen participation, urban bureaucracy, policy analysis, and intergovernmental relations also makes the volume an appropriate choice for Urban Administration by: Myron A.

Levine is Professor in the Department of Urban Affairs and Geography at Wright State University, USA. In addition to authoring Urban Politics, Dr.

Levine is the editor of two volumes, Annual Editions: Urban Society and Taking Sides: Urban writings have appeared in various journals, including the Urban Affairs Review and the Journal of Urban Affairs/5(2).

Publics and the City investigates struggles over the making of urban publics, considering how the production, management and regulation of ‘public spaces’ has emerged as a problem for both urban politics and urban theory. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

inadequacies in public provision are fodder for contemporary urban politics. Conflict has become endemic in the metropolitan areas: between the ‘turfs’ of social groups, between suburbs and central city, and between neighborhoods and the.

“A major strength of Urban Politics: A Reader is the retention of the historical origins of urban politics while at the same time balancing the contemporary relevance of urban governance.

I particularly like the book’s focus on the debate about power in American cities, and McGovern’s choice to highlight the significance of smaller cities. Developments in public provision and urban politics instance (see below).

This temptation has, not surprisingly, been less prevalent in the American literature (Parks et al., ), although it remains the case that the private organisation of human services.

under-provision therefore lies in the political economy of corruption and clientelism which create perverse incentives when it comes to public investment in slums. This paper aims to explore this relationship and its impact on public provision.

Rapid urbanization and political liberalization is changing the nature of African politics and societies. This book develops a framework for the study of democracy and development that emphasizes informal institutions and the politics of belonging in the context of daily life, in contrast to the formal and electoral paradigms that dominate the social by: 2.

'A critical analysis of power and politics is essential to an understanding of contemporary urbanism. Informative and challenging, clear and sophisticated, Urban Politics: Critical Approaches encourages readers to grapple with the great diversity of analytical lenses that frame urban political research through detailed, engaging case studies.

It provides an introduction to cutting-edge. Get this from a library. Public provision and urban politics: papers from the IBG annual conference, January [Andrew Kirby; Stephen Pinch; Peter R Saunders; Institute of British Geographers.;].

[The book is] very informative and worthwhile for anyone interested in the tortuous history of land use policy and urban politics. ” —The Federal Lawyer “ [From the Puritans to the Projects] is an impressive work, both in terms of content and presentation [It is] a major contribution to recent scholarship on housing, urban history and.

Bobos in Paradise: Urban Politics and the New Economy* Brooks () in a famous book about the rise of a new knowledge elite. This new kind of bourgeoisie is generally considered as prevalent in globalized Public provision of cheap bike and electrical car rental, and dedication of public space to those devices.

In Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India’s Urban Slums, 6 Cambridge University Press, More Info → I show how the uneven geographic spread of party worker networks across slum settlements in two north Indian cities generates inequalities in local access to public services.

The book draws on more than two. The Annual Review of Political Science. Vol. The last fifteen years have witnessed an impressive outpouring of comparative politics research examining urban politics in the developing world. This article shows how this research advances our understanding of phenomena such as clientelism, law and order, and local public goods provision.

Jonathan S Davies is Reader in Public Policy in the Institute of Governance and Public Management at the University of Warwick. He graduated from the University of York (UK) with a DPhil in Politics in He is author of Partnerships and Regimes: The Politics of Urban Regeneration in the UK and co-editor, with Imbroscio, of the forthcoming Critical Urban Studies, New Directions and the Sage.

and equity factors underlying the predominance of these mixed forms of provision. 70 per cent of the urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa lack formal, household-based public provision of drinking water, liquid and solid waste disposal, and main water borne sewerage is a rarity (Gaye and Diallo ).File Size: KB.

Selected Readings in Quantitative Urban Analysis focuses on the use of quantitative approaches in addressing urban problems. The areas discussed are overall urban models; urban models dealing with the basic economic factors of urban life (workers and jobs, housing, and transportation); urban models dealing with the provision of basic services (education, health care, fire, police, water, and.

The Encyclopedia of Urban Studies is intended to present an overview of current work in the field and to serve as a guide for further reading in the field.

Key Features Includes important work and traditions from each of the urban disciplines, including urban anthropology, urban economics, urban geography, urban history, urban politics, urban. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Adam Auerbach is an Assistant Professor in the School of International Service at American University.

His research focuses on local governance, urban politics, and the political economy of development, with a regional focus on South Asia and India, in particular. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics .provision is not the only way to exercise that responsibility, which can also be expressed through public regulation or financing, the report argues.

Indeed, it goes further: public responsibility can be exercised better through alternatives to direct state provision in many of File Size: KB.