The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics

Hardcover | April 17, 2012

EditorKaren Mossberger, Susan Clarke, Peter John

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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. Thehandbook 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 thecaliber of the editors and proposed contributors, the volume sets the intellectual agenda for years to come.

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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. Thehandbook covers the major themes that animate the ...

Karen Mossberger is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Susan Clarke is Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado. Peter John is Hallsworth Chair of Governance and Director of the Institute for Political and Economic Governance at the Univ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Mossberger, Clarke and John: IntroductionPOWER AND PARTICIPATION IN URBAN POLITICS2. Stone: Power3. Dowding and Feiock: Intra-local Competition and Cooperation4. Davies and Trounstine: Urban Politics and the New Institutionalism5. Peters and Pierre: Urban Governance6. Clark and Krebs: Elections and Policy Responsiveness7. Kuebler and Pagano: Elections and Policy ResponsivenessINSTITUTIONS AND DEMOCRATIC PRACTICE8. Goldsmith: Cities in Intergovernmental Systems9. Ejersbo and Svara: Bureacracy and Democracy in Local Government10. Wollman and Thurmaier: Reforming Local Government Institutions and the New Public Management11. Copus et al.: Parties in Cities12. Heinelt: Local Democracy and Citizenship13. Horak and Blokland: Neighborhoods and Civic Practice14. Mayer and Boudreau: Social Movements in Urban Politics: Trends in Research and PracticePOLITICS AND THE CHANGING SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF CITIES15. Hero and Orr: Social Capital16. Marschall and Shah: The Centrality of Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Cities and Towns17. Atkinson and Swanstrom: Poverty and Social Exclusion18. McKenzie: Polarization and Enclaves in Cities19. Mollenkopf and Garbaye: The Politics of Immigration20. Sharp and Browne: Cultural Conflicts, Religion, and Urban PoliticsURBAN POLICY: CHALLENGES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY21. Wolman: What Cities Do: How Much Does Urban Politics Matter?22. Sapotichne and Jones: Setting City Agendas: Power and Policy Change23. Kantor and Turok: Setting City Agendas: Power and Policy Change24. Garcia and Judd: Competitive Cities25. Body-Gendrot and Savitch: Urban Violence in the United States and France: Comparing Los Angeles (1992) and Paris (2005)26. Keil and Whitehead: Cities and the Politics of SustainabilityEMERGING RESEARCH AGENDAS27. Campbell and Fainstein: Justice, Urban Politics, and Policy28. Stren: Cities and Politics in the Developing World: Why Decentralization Matters29. Baldersheim and Kerstig: The Wired City30. Oliver: Suburban Politics31. LeFevre and Weir: Building Metropolitan Institutions32. Clarke: Conclusion