Theories of Urban Politics

Theories of Urban Politics

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“Anybody who thinks the study of urban politics is stagnating needs to pick up a copy of Theories of Urban Politics. Insightful analysis of scholarship on traditional topics is supplemented by chapters on nontraditional topics, including the new institutionalism, network governance, and urban leadership… If you want to keep up with cutting-edge debates in urban studies, the Davies and Imbroscio volume is essential.”

Todd Swanstrom, Saint Louis University

Fully expanded and updated, the Second Edition of the successful Theories of Urban Politics provides the reader with a comprehensive introduction to and evaluation of the theoretical approaches to urban governance.

Restructured into four new parts – Power, Governance, Citizens, Challenges – the Second Edition reflects developments in the field over the last decade, with newly commissioned chapters updating and ...

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