The New Localism: Comparative Urban Politics in a Global Era
Publication Year: 1993
How have local economic conditions been affected by the emergence of a global economy? What changes, if any, have local political authorities made to counterbalance the new emphasis on world interests? Comprehensive and timely, The New Localism answers these and other vital questions by exploring local political restructuring in the face of massive global economic change. Prominent urban scholars cover the privatization of local politics, the emergence of local economic and social activism, and increased competition–on both local and national levels. This important volume examines various levels of development in such diverse political settings as the United States, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean. The New Localism is a must read for students and scholars of urban studies, comparative politics, political science, ...
- Front Matter
- Back Matter
- Subject Index
- Chapter 1: The New Localism: Local Politics in a Global Era
- Chapter 2: The State Reassessed: The Privatization of Local Politics
- Chapter 3: Local Authorities and Economic Development in Britain
- Chapter 4: Birmingham: Political Restructuring, Economic Change, and the Civic Gospel
- Chapter 5: Local Government in Poland: Political Failure and Economic Success
- Chapter 6: Market as Pressure or Market as Possibility? The Framework of Local Economic Development in Hungary
- Chapter 7: Regimes of Accumulation, the Caribbean Basin Initiative, and Export Processing Zones: Scales of Influence on Caribbean Development
- Chapter 8: Local Institutions and Development: The Nigerian Experience
- Chapter 9: Political Restructuring and the Development Process in Kenya
- Chapter 10: The New Localism from a Cross-National Perspective
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Main entry under title:
The new localism: comparative urban politics in a global era / edited by Edward G. Goetz, Susan E. Clarke.
p. cm. — (Sage focus editions; 164)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-8039-4921-9 (cloth).—ISBN 0-8039-4922-7 (pbk.)
1. Local government. 2. Economic development. I. Goetz, Edward G. (Edward Glenn), 1957-. II. Clarke, Susan E., 1945-.
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