Rescaling Urban Governance

Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

Rescaling Urban Governance

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

Distributed for Bristol University Press

160 pages | 24 halftones | 6 1/4 x 9 1/4
Cloth $115.00 ISBN: 9781447350774 Published March 2020 For sale in North and South America only

Cities across the globe face unprecedented challenges as a result of ever-increasing pressure from climate change, migration, ageing populations and resource shortages. In order to guarantee a sustainable global future, these issues demand radical new approaches to how we govern our cities. Providing new research and thinking about cities, their governance and innovative models of planning reform, this timely and important book compares the UK with an array of international examples to examine cutting-edge experimentation and innovation in new models of governance and urban policy. 

Contents
Introduction: Planning reform and state spatial rescaling Devolution: A patchwork quilt of planning reform Replacing the regions: The evolution of English subnational reform City regions and the cities within them: Connecting two overlapping scales Local authorities: Powerhouses or scapegoats? Community-led governance: Opportunities and constraints Conclusion: Rescaling urban governance
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