To the top

Page Manager: Webmaster
Last update: 9/11/2012 3:13 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

Whose city is this anyway… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden Till startsida
Sitemap
To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu.se

Whose city is this anyway? tensions in urban governance, good and otherwise

Chapter in book
Authors Jon Pierre
Published in The Quest for Good Urban Governance: Theoretical Reflections and International Practices
Pages 29-43
ISBN 978-3-658-10078-0
Publisher Springer
Publication year 2015
Published at Department of Political Science
Pages 29-43
Language en
Links dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-10079-...
Subject categories Political Science

Abstract

This chapter explores a series of issues related to the configuration and objectives of urban governance. These issues are then elaborated into six dimensions of “good urban governance”. The core argument in the chapter is that good urban governance ultimately harks back to conventional ideals of democracy like responsive and accountable government, but the embeddedness of urban governance in complex economic structures and institutional hierarchies means that the pursuit of good urban governance is a more challenging project compared to the nation-state level. © Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015.

Page Manager: Webmaster|Last update: 9/11/2012
Share:

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?