The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: urban politics and urban studies. The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The book covers the major themes that animate the subfield: the politics of space and place; power and governance; urban policy; urban social organization; citizenship and democratic governance; representation and institutions; approaches and methodology; and the future of urban politics. Given the caliber of the editors and proposed contributors, the volume should set the intellectual agenda for years to come.a less important role in service provision in federal countries than in unitary ones, but this is largely due to the existence of a strong intermediate subnational level of government (state, province, lander) in the federal countries that does not exist in the unitary ones. ... the International Monetary Fund government statistics manual, starting on page 86: http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/gfs/manual/pdf/all .pdf.
|Title||:||The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics|
|Author||:||Karen Mossberger, Peter John|
|Publisher||:||OUP USA - 2012-04-05|