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Titel: Managing Cities in Austerity: Urban Fiscal ...
Verlag: SAGE Publications, London, Newbury Park, New Delhi
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good
Art des Buches: Ex-Library
Hardcover. Ex-library, with library labelling on jacket spine foot, front pastedown, front endpaper, title page, page block and at one or two further points. Dust jacket is a little worn, creased and scuffed. Jacket rear lower leading corner is taped. Spine ends are slightly worn. Binding is sound, pages are tight and contents are clear throughout. AF. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 424017
Inhaltsangabe: Why are some cities going broke while others prosper? This study of the failures and successes of city management offers new insights into how to manage cities effectively in today's economic climate.
Managing Cities in Austerity fills a major gap in the literature on urban policy-making and comparative public policy. The product of one of the largest comparative social science research projects ever undertaken, the Fiscal Austerity and Urban Innovation project, it maintains a genuinely comparative approach. An international team of authors applies a coherent set of concepts about fiscal austerity to over 2,500 local governments in ten Western countries. Most significantly, survey and hard fiscal data are merged not only at city but at national level.
Rezension: `This is a good book which any serious researcher on comparative urban politics should read' - Progress in Human Geography
`This is an impressive and successful effort at comparative urban analysis...an excellent overview...This is a very important volume, carrying comparative urban research to a new level of excellence. The editors and authors are to be highly commended.' - Urban Studies
`a well-constructed and well-argued book, which highlights a number of key questions, while also managing to answer a few... a thought-provoking and stimulating book.' - Local Government Studies
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