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City matters : competitiveness, cohesion, and urban governance

Author: Martin Boddy; Michael Parkinson
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Pess, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides, in a single volume, a review of the findings of the largest ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's 'Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme'. Leading experts present the findings of this wide-ranging programme organised around themes of competitiveness, social cohesion and the role of policy and governance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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City matters.
Bristol : Policy Pess, 2004
(DLC) 2005391739
(OCoLC)55799621
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Boddy; Michael Parkinson
ISBN: 9781847425911 1847425917 9786612318252 6612318252 1861344457 9781861344458 1861344449 9781861344441
OCLC Number: 505869169
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 448 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: CITY MATTERS; Contents; List of tables and figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Sources of city prosperity and cohesion: the case of Glasgow and Edinburgh; 3. Reinventing cities in a restructuring region? The rhetoric and reality of renaissance in Liverpool and Manchester; 4. Competitiveness and cohesion in a prosperous city-region: the case of Bristol; 5. London: competitiveness, cohesion and the policy environment; 6. Urban growth and competitiveness in Britain: a long-run perspective.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson.

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